I'm a fan of music of many kinds, but for some reasons I'm endlessly entertained by two particular forms of the art that are kindred spirits of sort. Cover songs is first -- the more removed from the original the better, the other is parody (spoof movies too, but this is about music).
So while I'm sitting here listening to some I thought I'd jot down a few of my favorite cover songs.
10. Gin and Juice - The Gourds (Cover of Snoop Dogg)
9. T.N.T - Hayseed Dixie (Cover of AC/DC)
8. Dear God - Sarah McLachlan (Cover of XTC)
7. Famous Blue Raincoat - Tori Amos (Cover of Leonard Cohen)
6. The Man Who Sold the World - Nirvana (David Bowie)
5. The Metro - System of A Down (Cover of Berlin)
4. Hurt - Johnny Cash (Cover of Nine Inch Nails)
3. Who Wants to Live Forever - Breaking Benjamin (Cover of Queen)
2. Smooth Criminal - Alien Ant Farm (Cover of Michael Jackson)
1. Crazy - Mushroomhead (Cover of Seal)