10 Worst Cover Songs of All Time

william shatner rocket man 10 Worst Cover Songs of All Time

There aren’t many original ideas left in music these days.  Every time you turn around, there’s a new remake released!  Readers of Rolling Stone magazine ranked the Top 10 WORST covers of all time. Many are covers of song we play on 94.5 KOOL-FM everyday!  If you’re a glutton for punishment, treat your ears to all ten – along with the original versions for comparison.  Then, leave a comment.  Let me know if you thought of any more.

#10: “Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds” – [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]William Shatner[/lastfm]

Get the [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Beatles[/lastfm] version on the next page.

#9: “These Boots Are Made For Walkin'” – [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Jessica Simpson[/lastfm]

Get the [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Nancy Sinatra[/lastfm] version on the next page.

#8: “Imagine” – [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Avril Lavigne[/lastfm]

Get the [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]John Lennon[/lastfm] version on the next page.

#7: “I Love Rock And Roll” – [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Britney Spears[/lastfm]

Get the [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Joan Jett[/lastfm] version on the next page.

#6: “Smooth Criminal” – [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Alien Ant Farm[/lastfm]

Get the [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Michael Jackson[/lastfm] version on the next page.

#5: “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” – [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Britney Spears[/lastfm]…again!

Get the [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Rolling Stones[/lastfm] version on the next page.

#4: “Sweet Child O’ Mine” – [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Sheryl Crow[/lastfm]

Get the [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Guns ‘N’ Roses[/lastfm] version on the next page.

#3: “American Pie” – [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Madonna[/lastfm]

Get the [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Don McLean[/lastfm] version on the next page.

#2: “Behind Blue Eyes” – [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Limp Bizkit[/lastfm]

Get [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Who[/lastfm]’s version on the next page.

#1: “Smells Like Teen Spirit” – [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Miley Cyrus[/lastfm]

Get the [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Nirvana[/lastfm] version on the next page.



One Comment

  1. PeteT says:

    Are you kidding? The Alien Ant Farm version of Smooth Criminal is actually better than MJ’s sterile version. I’d say AAF’s version stomps Jacko’s version like a grape! This song is an excellent rocker, and AAF nails it perfectly.

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