Tune du Jour: “Fly The Flag” – Stiff Little Fingers
THE CLASH of Cover Tunes: Mauri Clash City Rocker vs. Squeezer vs. Uncle Bard & the Dirty Bastards
Broc 3 - Cover Me Impressed

Everybody’s Dressin’ Funny … Cover Me Impressed!

 

 

“Never underestimate the difficulty of changing false beliefs by facts.”

  Harvard economist, Henry Rosovsky

 

 

 

The Original

 

Stiff Little Fingers:

 

Archival Footage

Nobody’s Heroes:

Just one of the multitude of tribute bands memorializing South Florida’s early-80’s brilliant, genre-busting band, Nobody’s Heroes.

 

THE CLASH of Cover Tunes

 

Mauri Clash City Rocker vs. Squeezer vs. Uncle Bard & the Dirty Bastards
Mauri Clash City Rocker:

Squeezer:

Uncle Bard & the Dirty Little Bastards:

SPACE

Oh the disharmony! Much like Harlan County there are no neutrals here. It is your solemn responsibility to decide which cover song prevails. In other words … Which Side Are You On?!!? 

 

Comments
  1. Cuspid says:

    Three very admirable covers. I’m going with Uncle Bard and the gang for a very novel approach to the instrumentation. I think the spoons especially would have made a nice addition to the original. 🙂

  2. Pete Black says:

    Really loved the understated acoustic version. I thought that would be a winner but those Dirty Bastards really amazed me with their take. I now want to hear all of my favorite rocking Irish songs reinterpreted with uilleann pipe solos in place of guitar. The third place version was pretty solid too but third. I have a CD by The Filthy Thieving Bastards but I guess no relation.

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