Thursday, November 5, 2009


Originals of covers ... if you know what I mean!

Didn't realise this was the original til today

Otis Redding - Respect

Northern Soul classic was given a dark 80's makeover by Soft Cell and later by Marilyn Manson

Gloria Jones - Tainted Love

For any Irish person over 18 this will bring back memories of Mark McCabe's Maniac 2000. Fun fact: The 4th biggest selling Irish single of all time!

Michael Sembello - Maniac

Sugababes covered this after it appeared on a Lynx ad. Fun fact: Ernie K. Doe went on to present radio shows on various new Orleans radio stations, frequently promoting his own music, wearing a cape and declaring himself "Emperor Of The Universe"

Ernie K. Doe - Here Come The Girls

1 comment:

  1. Screaming Lord Sutch - Jack The Ripper

    frequently seen being covered live by the White Stripes,with that filthy now famous riff. More recently,The Horrors opened their first album with a cover version also.Now for ya Joshy!