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Queen Venerator

Jun 8, 2021

It's part two of our Top 200 Cover Songs of All-Time List, and things just keep getting crazier. We have MIDI covers of Phil Collins, Biz Markie singing Elton John, Hindi covers of ABBA, John C. Reilly singing a pirate shanty, sludgy Chipmunks covers, and way too many of your personal favorites showing up this early on the list.

Songs Discussed:

Alice Donut – “My Boyfriend’s Back”

Beastie Boys and Biz Markie – “Benny and the Jets”

Blue Swede – “Hooked on a Feeling”

Chipmunks on 16 Speed – “Call Me”

Clara Rockmore – “Ave Maria”

Clash at Demonhead (Brie Larson & Metric) – “Black Sheep”

Coil – “Who by Fire”

Cows – “Koyaanisqatsi”

Crispin Glover – “These Boots are Made for Walkin’”

Fat Joe and Big Pun – “Twinz (Deep Cover 98)”

Fu Manchu – “Godzilla”

Future Bible Heroes – “Don’t You Want Me”

Glass Candy – “Computer Love”

Gnarls Barkley – “Gone Daddy Gone”

Harry Nilsson – “Without You”

Inter Arma – “Southern Man”

Jeff Buckley – “Hallelujah”

Jens Lekman – “Someone to Share My Life With”

Jimi Hendrix Experience – “All Along the Watchtower”

John C. Reilly – “Fathom the Bowl”

Jonathon Johansson – “Alla Vill Ha Hela Varlden (Everybody Wants to Rule the World)”

Les Cousins Dangereux – “What’s My Age Again?”

Man… or Astroman? – “Taco Wagon”

Melt Banana – “Monkey Man”

Mudhoney – “The Money Will Roll Right In”

Natalie Imbruglia – “Torn”

Night Birds – “Escape from New York”

PrismCorp Virtual Enterprises – “Impressions”

R.E.M – “Superman”

Rebekah Del Rio – “Llorando”

Robert Glasper Experiment – “Smells Like Teen Spirit”

Robert Wyatt – “I’m a Believer”

Rocket from the Crypt – “Alone”

Salma and Sabina Agha – “Mitha Maze Dar”

Scott Walker – “Amsterdam”

Seaweed – “Go Your Own Way”

Stara Rzeka – “My Only Child”

Sunn O))) – “Cursed Realms (of the Winterdemons)”

Suzi Quatro – “I Wanna Be Your Man”

The Body – “Do They Owe Us a Living?”

The Mummies – “Girl U Want”

The Plugz – “Hombre Secreto”

The Replacements – “Black Diamond”

The Sound of Feeling – “My Favourite Things”

The Tamlins – “Baltimore”

Thou – “Something in the Way”

Toots and the Maytals – “Country Roads”

TV on the Radio – “Mr. Grieves”

Ty Segall – “I’m a Man”

Whitney Houston – “I Will Always Love You”