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My opinion, obviously, but Stu mentioning John Bonham reminded me of something I've played more than a few times lately.

This is Heart, covering Stairway to Heaven, with Led Zep looking on, and President Obama getting his groove on, too. Bonzo's son, Jason, is playing the drums on this, and the whole thing gives me goosebumps every time.

[BBvideo=560,315]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LFxOaDeJmXk[/BBvideo]

Got a cover version you think is as good, or is better? Have at it. ;)
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Heart with Nancy and Anne Wilson is one of my favourite all-time bands ever. When they started out it was both inspired and heavily influenced by Led Zep.

Wonderful. :dance: :dance: :dance:

Edit - this is so good it brought tears to my eyes. Wow!
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Great call 👍🏼

Also like the tribute to Elton John album- Two Rooms
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My favourite would be The Damned’s cover of The Sweet’s Ballroom Blitz.

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I really like the covers the Beatles recorded.
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The best cover ever is Alex Chilton's version of 'Boogie Shoes', with Elvis Costello's version of 'I Can't Stand Up For Falling Down' a close second.

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slinger wrote:
Sat May 18, 2019 2:04 pm
My opinion, obviously, but Stu mentioning John Bonham reminded me of something I've played more than a few times lately.

This is Heart, covering Stairway to Heaven, with Led Zep looking on, and President Obama getting his groove on, too. Bonzo's son, Jason, is playing the drums on this, and the whole thing gives me goosebumps every time.

[BBvideo=560,315]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LFxOaDeJmXk[/BBvideo]

Got a cover version you think is as good, or is better? Have at it. ;)
I prefer the Rolf Harris version.

He at least did something different with it.

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This is rather good with guitar solo thrown in.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vLexAla ... rt_radio=1
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CN211276 wrote:
Sat May 18, 2019 11:09 pm
I really like the covers the Beatles recorded.
It must not be overlooked that the Beatles cut their teeth as a covers band, playing long sessions in Hamburg.

My favourite cover is probably one of a Beatles song, David Bowie's version of Across the Universe. A totally different interpretation with John Lennon playing on it. They were both probably completely out of it at the time.
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Lindsayt wrote:
Sun May 19, 2019 1:49 am
slinger wrote:
Sat May 18, 2019 2:04 pm
My opinion, obviously, but Stu mentioning John Bonham reminded me of something I've played more than a few times lately.

This is Heart, covering Stairway to Heaven, with Led Zep looking on, and President Obama getting his groove on, too. Bonzo's son, Jason, is playing the drums on this, and the whole thing gives me goosebumps every time...
I prefer the Rolf Harris version.

He at least did something different with it.
In the current climate, I'd be careful admitting you like anything that Rolf Harris did. ;)
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