Author Topic: "Original" songs that are actually covers  (Read 3418 times)

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Re: "Original" songs that are actually covers
« Reply #75 on: May 30, 2019, 12:11:01 am »
The Lemon Song by Led Zep;

https://youtu.be/Oq83yq2u3_E

they even named it Killing Floor on some pressings

Re: "Original" songs that are actually covers
« Reply #76 on: May 30, 2019, 12:42:58 pm »
The Lemon Song by Led Zep;

https://youtu.be/Oq83yq2u3_E

they even named it Killing Floor on some pressings

Apart from Howlin' Wolf's work, The Lemon Song also borrows lyrically from Robert Johnson's Travelling Riverside Blues, though it's argued that Johnson himself borrowed the "squeeze my lemon, 'til the juice runs down my leg" line from another blues track.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Led_Zeppelin_songs_written_or_inspired_by_others
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Re: "Original" songs that are actually covers
« Reply #77 on: May 30, 2019, 03:34:21 pm »
The Cramps “Goo Goo Muck” was originally written and recorded by Ronnie Cook and the Gaylads in 1962
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Re: "Original" songs that are actually covers
« Reply #78 on: June 06, 2019, 09:55:36 am »
Quincy Jones' Ai No Corrida was a cover of Chaz Jankel's.

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Re: "Original" songs that are actually covers
« Reply #79 on: June 22, 2019, 12:04:02 am »
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Re: "Original" songs that are actually covers
« Reply #81 on: June 23, 2019, 11:35:57 pm »
And I thought Five String Serenade was a Mazzy Star original.

https://youtu.be/FXY7TjW15Q0