Friday Five: Cover (up) songs

With the latest chatter on cover ups, let’s rank the best cover songs!

The rankings are determined by Jamie, David and Scott on three factors: how big or iconic a song was, how does it stand the test of time, and personal preferences.

This is this week’s Friday Five (with the original song below it).

5. Jimi Hendrix — All Along the Watchtower

4. Quiet Riot — Cum On Feel The Noize

3. Van Halen — You Really Got Me

2. Black Crowes — Hard to Handle

1. Manfred Mann — Blinded by the Light

Honorable Mentions

Great White — Once Bitten Twice Shy

Joan Jett — I Love Rock ‘N Roll

Johnny Cash — Hurt

Lenny Kravitz — American Woman

Metallica — Turn the Page

(original by Bob Seger unavailable)

The Fugees — Killing Me Softly With His Song

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