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Blues Rock Cover Songs

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

  1. lilcrate

    lilcrate Tortdaddy

    Sep 9, 2013
    St. Louis
    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. Boom762

    Boom762 I AM the one who Booms! Supporting Member

    Oct 19, 2013
    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.)
  3. LordRyan


    Dec 9, 2012
    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.
  4. lilcrate

    lilcrate Tortdaddy

    Sep 9, 2013
    St. Louis
    We actually just added The Animals - House of the Rising Sun

    Thanks guys I appreciate the input!
  5. "Crossfire" by Stevie Ray has a fun bass riff running throughout.
  6. experimental bassist

    experimental bassist

    Mar 15, 2009
    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. :)
  7. thenazz


    May 9, 2011
    Pensacola, FL
    Savoy Brown. Sorta blues boogie.
  8. tangentmusic

    tangentmusic A figment of our exaggeration

    Aug 17, 2007
    Ramble On - Zep