Blues Rock Cover Songs

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by lilcrate, Mar 25, 2014.


  1. lilcrate

    lilcrate Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Sep 9, 2013
    Looking for some more ideas. Chime in if you have any. This is what we have so far so you know where we are going. Preferably something with some fun bass.

    Stevie Ray Vaughan - Cold Shot
    Jimi Hendrix - Voodoo Child
    Eric Clapton - After Midnight ( slower version)
    The Fabulous Thunderbird - Tuff Enuff
    Led Zeppelin - Killing Floor/Lemon Song
  2. Deathblade Eric

    Deathblade Eric

    Joined:
    May 1, 2007
    Location:
    Catford, London
  3. Boom762

    Boom762 Hartke Whore - I AM the one who Booms! Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Oct 19, 2013
    Location:
    Lubbock, TX
    Stevie Ray Voughns cover of Voodoo Child Live

    Bad Company - FFDP (I hate everythign else by the band and Im usually in the mindset of covers arent better than the original but this is one of very few I believe is actually better than the original.)
  4. LordRyan

    LordRyan

    Joined:
    Dec 9, 2012
    Location:
    NJ
    ZZ Top has tons of well-known fun songs that fit the category.

    The Allman Brothers have a large selection in that genre.

    George Thorogood also comes to mind.

    Going back to the 60's there are bluesy songs by The Animals, The Rolling Stones, The Yardbirds, Canned Heat, Steppenwolf, Cream, and The Doors.
  5. Register to disable this ad
  6. lilcrate

    lilcrate Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Sep 9, 2013
    We actually just added The Animals - House of the Rising Sun

    Thanks guys I appreciate the input!
  7. mcarp555

    mcarp555

    Joined:
    Jul 14, 2013
    Location:
    East Midlands, United Kingdom
    "Crossfire" by Stevie Ray has a fun bass riff running throughout.
  8. DogBone

    DogBone

    Joined:
    Mar 15, 2009
    Location:
    Central Virginia
    Anything by Gov't Mule.

    Heck that style is what my main blues band is about.

    More examples off the top of my head while trying not to repeat what's been mentioned: Walter Trout, Johny Lang, Delbert McClinton, Beth Hart, Jason Ricci, Joe Bonamassa, Jeff Healey, Davy Knowles, and Hot Tuna. Lot's more but anyway, that's a start.

    Great stuff, and plenty of interesting, challenging, and prominent bass parts to be found in the genre as well. :)
  9. thenazz

    thenazz

    Joined:
    May 9, 2011
    Location:
    Pensacola, FL
    Savoy Brown. Sorta blues boogie.
  10. Willie The Pimp

    Willie The Pimp

    Joined:
    Sep 3, 2013
    Location:
    A Land Down Under
  11. tangentmusic

    tangentmusic A figment of our exaggeration Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Aug 17, 2007
    Location:
    Way Out West
    Ramble On - Zep

Share This Page