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The original:
Kai Wingding ... Time Is On My Side
(1963)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5uyY13H41oE#t=110

The cover version:
Irma Thomas ... Time Is On My Side
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gFj0RfZb6iM

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The original:
Boubacar Traore - Diarabi
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_8_DYbsg3n4

The cover version:
Goat - Diarabi
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uH1FNT89cHw

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The original:
Dead Kennedys ... California Uber Alles
(1979)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u4S_yl2uCm0

The cover version:
The Disposable Heroes Of Hiphoprasy ... California Uber Alles
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cBAkOifDeSw#t=71

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The original:
Manfred Mann ... My Little Red Book
(1965)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MqIFR45PuR0

The cover version:
Love ... My Little Red Book
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f-SuGfLhqo4

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The first record I ever bought (the cover that is), but the original is probably my favourite. Almost seems like an unusual choice for a cover when you hear the first version. Great video though.

James Ray - I've Got My Mind Set On You (1962/63 depending on where you were)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k68Fob0QA_k

George Harrison - I've Got My Mind Set On You (1987)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XZGYYDvZnpg

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The original:
Zig-Zag Wanderer - Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band
1967
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rxZWdGOwLFI

The cover:
Zig-Zag Wanderer - The Rogers Sisters
2005
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Zig-Zag-Wanderer/dp/B001MTX92E (yep, Amazon was the only place I could find a link to some actual music)

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Kraftwerk - The Hall Of Mirrors (1977)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a15yqZ1uL9A

Sonic Boom - The Hall Of Mirrors (Live in the engine room of a craft from a retro sci-fi film* 2008)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t9fo1lI-Jog




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The original:
Harry Champion ... Never Let Your Braces Dangle
(1910)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VamRn-gKSgI

The cover version:
The Blood Tub Orchestra ... Never Let Your Braces Dangle
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https://soundcloud.com/bloodtuborchestr ... ces-dangle

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The Golliwogs - Fight Fire (1966)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u9E1c58fhhs

The Fantastic Dee Jays - Fight Fire (1966)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s_JJjIBJfhc

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The original:
Bill Cox & Cliff Hobbs ... Sparkling Brown Eyes
(1938)
http://www.juneberry78s.com/sounds/bcv5-08.mp3

The cover version:
Shane Fenton & The Fentones ... Sparkling Brown Eyes
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1HYIOTOmLw8

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Where's this Alvin Stardust and Glitter Band fascination suddenly come from?! Wouldn't have had you down for either!

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I don't think he's a naff as some (I'm specifically talking about his glam pop period), it was more a case that the name Alvin Stardust Or The Spiders from mars worked well. There are far worse glam acts I could have gone for. The idea, as they all were really, was cooked up in the pub after a few beers. The idea was to think of a band/artist who just about everyone likes, that we'd normally play on the show anyway, and that is famous enough for people to bother phoning in for. Bowie fitted the bill perfectly.

We did have a Bolan game early on too. The naff tracks wre songs that kept T Rex off the number one spot. I think they were mostly novelty records. Benny Hill was one, possibly Clive Dunn and The Osmonds were in there too. I love Wizzard actually, but we couldn't have made a game out of a band that most people will only know 3 songs by - one of which is a Christmas record.

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Neil Young - I've Been Waiting For You (1969)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RUZ6JKcwj6w

David Bowie - I've Been Waiting For You (2002)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wMFbx5U0qRc


Sorry Mr. B. The original wins hands down.

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