Cover Me: 50’s and 60’s Edition

In honor of the Vampire Diaries Decade Dance, I have decided to highlight a few of my favorite covers and remakes of songs from the 50’s and 60’s. For more awesome remakes check out the review of Vampire Diaries 1.12 Unpleasantville.

Earth Angel - Stubbs The Zombie: The Soundtrack “Earth Angel” / Death Cab for Cutie / Originally The Penguins (1954)

Mr. Sandman - Stubbs The Zombie: The Soundtrack “Mr. Sandman” / Oranger / Originally The Chordettes (1954)

Everyday - Stubbs The Zombie: The Soundtrack “Everyday” / Rogue Wave / Originally Buddy Holly (1957)

Lollipop - Shout! Shuffle, Vol. 1 “Lollipop” / Ben Kweller / Originally Ronald & Ruby (1958)

All I Have To Do Is Dream - Stubbs The Zombie: The Soundtrack “All I Have to Do Is Dream” / The Dandy Warhols / Originally The Everly Brothers (1958)

Tears On My Pillow - Stubbs The Zombie: The Soundtrack “Tears on My Pillow” / Clem Snide / Originally Little Anthony and the Imperials (1958)

My Boyfriend's Back - Pretty In Black “My Boyfriend’s Back” / The Raveonettes / Originally The Angels (1963)

Ring of Fire - Social Distortion “Ring of Fire” / Social Distortion / Originally Johnny Cash (1963)

I’ve Been Loving You Too Long (To Stop Now) - Dark End of the Street - EP “I’ve Been Loving You Too Long (To Stop Now)” / Cat Power / Originally Otis Redding (1965)

Lucy In the Sky With Diamonds - Elton John's Greatest Hits, Vol. 2 “Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds” / Elton John / Originally The Beatles (1967)

Alone again Or - Under the Covers, Vol. 1 “Alone Again Or” / Matthew Sweet and Susanna Hoffs / Originally Love (1968)

Superstar - Carpenters “Superstar” / The Carpenters / Originally Delaney and Bonnie (1969)

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  1. […] favorite recent covers (because I have oh so many and it has been well documented here, here, here, here, and here) is “Love In This Club”, a cover of an Usher song done by The Automatic. I […]

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