Tuesday, December 07, 2004

Covers

Le Daily Telegraph s'est amusé à faire un classement des 50 meilleures reprises de tous les temps, c'est évidemment sujet à discussion mais c'est une façon passionnante de découvrir des pages cachées de l'histoire de la pop.

50 Don't Leave Me This Way - The Communards, 1986 (orig. Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes, 1975)

49 Going Back to My Roots - Richie Havens, 1980 (orig. Lamont Dozier, 1977)

48 Step On - Happy Mondays, 1991 (orig. John Kongos, 1971)

47 Make Me Smile (Come Up and See Me) - The Wedding Present, 1990 (orig. Steve Harley and Cockney Rebel, 1975)

46 The Robots - Señor Coconut & His Orchestra, 2000 (Orig. Kraftwerk, 1978)

45 Rock el Casbah - Rachid Taha, 2004 (orig. The Clash, 1982)

44 Oops I Did it Again - Richard Thompson, 2003 (orig. Britney Spears, 2000)

43 Jolene - One Dove, 1993 (orig. Dolly Parton, 1974)

42 David Bowie - It's Hard To Be A Saint In The City, 1975 (Orig. Bruce Springsteen, 1973)

41 Hazy Shade of Winter - The Bangles, 1987 (orig. Simon & Garfunkel, 1966)

40 I Fought the Law - The Clash, 1979 (Orig. The Crickets, 1959)

39 Ms Jackson - The Vines, 2002 (orig. Outkast, 2000)

38 Wichita Lineman - Dennis Brown, 1970 (orig. Glen Campbell, 1968)

37 Heartbreak Hotel - John Cale, 1975 (orig. Elvis Presley, 1956)

36 Dear Prudence - Siouxsie & the Banshees, 1983 (orig. The Beatles, 1968)

35 Gloria - Patti Smith, 1975 (orig. Them, 1965)

34 Fell In Love With A Boy - Joss Stone, 2003 (orig. the White Stripes, 2001)

33 Money (That's What I Want) - The Flying Lizards, 1980 (orig. The Beatles, 1963 (after barrett strong, 1959))

32 Chimes of Freedom - Youssou N'dour, 1994 (orig. Bob Dylan, 1964)

31 Sorry Seems to be the Hardest Word - Mary J Blige, 2004 (orig. Elton John, 1976)

30 I'm A Believer - Robert Wyatt, 1974 (orig. The Monkees, 1966 (written by Neil Diamond))

29 Black Steel - Tricky, 1995 (orig. Public Enemy, 1988)

28 Jealous Guy - Roxy Music, 1981 (Orig. John Lennon, 1971)

27 Summertime Blues - The Who, 1968 (orig. Eddie Cochran, 1958)

26 I Just Don't Know What To Do With Myself - The White Stripes, 2003 (orig. Dusty Springfield, 1964)

25 Wonderwall - Ryan Adams, 2004 (orig. Oasis, 1995)

24 Why Can't We Live Together - Sade, 1985 (orig. Timmy Thomas, 1972)

23 Caravan of Love - Housemartins, 1986 (orig. Isley Jasper Isley, 1985)

22 (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction - Devo, 1978 (Rolling Stones, 1965)

21 Only Love Can Break Your Heart - St Etienne, 1990 (orig. Neil Young, 1970)

20 Police and Thieves - The Clash, 1977 (orig. Junior Murvin, 1976)

19 Sweet Jane - Cowboy Junkies, 1988 (orig. Velvet Underground, 1970)

18 Just Can't Get Enough - Nouvelle Vague, 2004 (Orig: Depeche Mode, 1981)

17 Mad World - Gary Jules, 2003 (Orig. Tears For Fears, 1982)

16 Billie Jean - Shinehead, 1984 (orig. Michael Jackson, 1982)

15 Wild Horses - The Flying Burrito Bros, 1971 (orig. The Rolling Stones, 1970)

14 Rocket Man - Kate Bush, 1991 (orig. Elton John, 1970)

13 My Favourite Things - John Coltrane, 1960 (orig. Rodgers and Hammerstein (The Sound of Music), 1959)

12 One - Johnny Cash, 2002 (orig. U2, 1991)

11 Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow - Roberta Flack, 1971 (orig. Shirelles, 1960)

10 Mr Bojangles - Nina Simone, 1971 (orig. Jerry Jeff Walker, 1967)

9 Comfortably Numb - Scissor Sisters, 2004 (Orig. Pink Floyd, 1979)

8 Twist and Shout - The Beatles, 1963 (Orig. the Isley Brothers, 1960)

7 Mr Tambourine Man - The Byrds, 1965 (orig. Bob Dylan, 1964)

6 Tainted Love - Soft Cell, 1981 (orig. Gloria Jones, 1964)

5 Respect - Aretha Franklin, 1967 (orig. Otis Redding, 1965)

4 Hallelujah - Jeff Buckley, 1993 (orig. Leonard Cohen, 1984)

3 My Way - Sid Vicious, 1979 (orig. Frank Sinatra, 1969 (after Paul Anka, 1969))

2 You Were Always on My Mind - Pet Shop Boys, 1987 (orig. Elvis Presley, 1972 (after brenda lee, 1971))

1 All Along the Watchtower - Jimi Hendrix Experience, 1968 (orig. Bob Dylan, 1967)