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Who did it better ~ Three Dog Night or Waylon Jennings

Three Dog Night
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Waylon Jenning
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This song sucks no matter who did it
3 (30%)
All options are noteworthy
0 (0%)
Elvis
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Hoyt Axton
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Voting closed: June 09, 2021, 12:47:41 pm

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Who did it better ~ Three Dog Night or Waylon Jennings
« on: June 04, 2021, 12:47:41 pm »
Never Been To Spain - Three Dog Night


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H1uSxhFcJn4

Never Been to Spain - Waylon Jennings


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GQ6Gp_WybNM



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Re: Who did it better ~ Three Dog Night or Waylon Jennings
« Reply #1 on: June 04, 2021, 01:21:07 pm »
I like Waylon better than Three Dog Night but in this case Three Dog Night did a better job. As for the song...... it's not my fave.
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Re: Who did it better ~ Three Dog Night or Waylon Jennings
« Reply #2 on: June 04, 2021, 01:23:34 pm »
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Re: Who did it better ~ Three Dog Night or Waylon Jennings
« Reply #3 on: June 04, 2021, 01:25:27 pm »
And then there's option 3


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Re: Who did it better ~ Three Dog Night or Waylon Jennings
« Reply #4 on: June 04, 2021, 01:27:22 pm »
And also the original


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rKP3S-r2ZVc


Hence the need for a weed option.  What gives, @corbe?
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Re: Who did it better ~ Three Dog Night or Waylon Jennings
« Reply #5 on: June 04, 2021, 01:35:08 pm »
No disrespect toward Wailin' Waylon, but the Dog version of this Hoyt Axton number has long been one of my personal favorites.  I stack it in playlists next to Steppenwolf's cover of Axton's "Snowblind Friend".
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Re: Who did it better ~ Three Dog Night or Waylon Jennings
« Reply #6 on: June 04, 2021, 01:38:08 pm »
I tried to repost the song @Hoodat  Apparently, Hoyt Axton does not want his songs on Conservative websites.  9999hair out0000

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Re: Who did it better ~ Three Dog Night or Waylon Jennings
« Reply #7 on: June 04, 2021, 01:54:04 pm »
No disrespect toward Wailin' Waylon, but the Dog version of this Hoyt Axton number has long been one of my personal favorites.  I stack it in playlists next to Steppenwolf's cover of Axton's "Snowblind Friend".

I am dyed in the wool Outlaw Country... And I have everything that Waylon ever did, And can play every song by memory...

Three Dog Night. Only.

But then, 3DN is expected, and I am no fan of covers - Only a rare few I will admit did the song better than the group that made a song famous...

Whitney Houston OWNS 'I Will Always Love You'. Sorry Dolly.
Johnny Cash Owns 'Hurt'... turned 9"N's whiny self absorbed teenage grunge song into a stunning and poignant statement of a dying old man...
And yes, I am sorry Simon and Garfunkel, but 'Sound of Silence'... Disturbed kicked your a$$ - And that is the hardest one for me to admit. Nobody covers Simon and Garfunkel.
Oh, and Leonard Cohen... It pains me... But Pentatonix, after all the many many covers, Pentatonix did 'Hallelujah' best of all.

 

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Re: Who did it better ~ Three Dog Night or Waylon Jennings
« Reply #8 on: June 04, 2021, 01:56:25 pm »
   Added the requested options, you're suppose to be able to change your votes (though I never figured that out).  The checkbox is checked.
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Re: Who did it better ~ Three Dog Night or Waylon Jennings
« Reply #9 on: June 04, 2021, 02:02:32 pm »
I am dyed in the wool Outlaw Country... And I have everything that Waylon ever did, And can play every song by memory...

Three Dog Night. Only.

But then, 3DN is expected, and I am no fan of covers - Only a rare few I will admit did the song better than the group that made a song famous...

Whitney Houston OWNS 'I Will Always Love You'. Sorry Dolly.
Johnny Cash Owns 'Hurt'... turned 9"N's whiny self absorbed teenage grunge song into a stunning and poignant statement of a dying old man...
And yes, I am sorry Simon and Garfunkel, but 'Sound of Silence'... Disturbed kicked your a$$ - And that is the hardest one for me to admit. Nobody covers Simon and Garfunkel.
Oh, and Leonard Cohen... It pains me... But Pentatonix, after all the many many covers, Pentatonix did 'Hallelujah' best of all.

 


   I agree with everything you said @roamer_1 EXCEPT Jeff Buckley did the best version of Hallelujah, IMHO

Jeff Buckley - Hallelujah (Official Video)


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vIw0ewEsNHs

    Another Cohen Classic.
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Re: Who did it better ~ Three Dog Night or Waylon Jennings
« Reply #10 on: June 04, 2021, 02:10:45 pm »
I am dyed in the wool Outlaw Country... And I have everything that Waylon ever did, And can play every song by memory...

Three Dog Night. Only.

But then, 3DN is expected, and I am no fan of covers - Only a rare few I will admit did the song better than the group that made a song famous...

Whitney Houston OWNS 'I Will Always Love You'. Sorry Dolly.
Johnny Cash Owns 'Hurt'... turned 9"N's whiny self absorbed teenage grunge song into a stunning and poignant statement of a dying old man...
And yes, I am sorry Simon and Garfunkel, but 'Sound of Silence'... Disturbed kicked your a$$ - And that is the hardest one for me to admit. Nobody covers Simon and Garfunkel.
Oh, and Leonard Cohen... It pains me... But Pentatonix, after all the many many covers, Pentatonix did 'Hallelujah' best of all.
I'll add one more - Janis Joplin over Roger Miller doing Me & Bobby McGee.

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Re: Who did it better ~ Three Dog Night or Waylon Jennings
« Reply #11 on: June 04, 2021, 02:12:40 pm »

   I agree with everything you said @roamer_1 EXCEPT Jeff Buckley did the best version of Hallelujah, IMHO

Jeff Buckley - Hallelujah (Official Video)

Of Course YMMV @corbe even if you're wrong  :laugh: Buckley did fine and all, but what sets it apart from a thousand others?

Nope. Pentatonix, for sure.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LRP8d7hhpoQ

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Re: Who did it better ~ Three Dog Night or Waylon Jennings
« Reply #12 on: June 04, 2021, 02:15:18 pm »
The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Hey Joe (Official Audio)


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rXwMrBb2x1Q



Otis Taylor Band: Hey Joe


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ghxckWVzkI
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Re: Who did it better ~ Three Dog Night or Waylon Jennings
« Reply #13 on: June 04, 2021, 02:16:38 pm »
I'll add one more - Janis Joplin over Roger Miller doing Me & Bobby McGee.

YEP. But I like Kris Kristofferson (It's his song) better than Roger too - And I am a Roger Miller fan.
But yeah- It's Joplin's song.

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Re: Who did it better ~ Three Dog Night or Waylon Jennings
« Reply #14 on: June 04, 2021, 02:19:39 pm »
Of Course YMMV @corbe even if you're wrong  :laugh: Buckley did fine and all, but what sets it apart from a thousand others?

Nope. Pentatonix, for sure.


   Never heard that version @roamer_1 pretty damn good, still sticking with Jeff though, as you suggested YMMV.
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Re: Who did it better ~ Three Dog Night or Waylon Jennings
« Reply #15 on: June 04, 2021, 02:22:20 pm »
   Never heard that version @roamer_1 pretty damn good, still sticking with Jeff though, as you suggested YMMV.

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Re: Who did it better ~ Three Dog Night or Waylon Jennings
« Reply #16 on: June 04, 2021, 02:27:00 pm »
Janis Joplin - Me And Bobby McGee (Audio)


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Cg-j0X09Ag


Roger Miller ~ Me And Bobby McGee


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pwU89X4k6bM

   Janis on this one (@Emjay beat her up in High School)  I thought Kris Kristofferson wrote it?
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Re: Who did it better ~ Three Dog Night or Waylon Jennings
« Reply #17 on: June 04, 2021, 02:30:05 pm »
I thought Kris Kristofferson wrote it?

IIRC, Yes he did, @corbe

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Re: Who did it better ~ Three Dog Night or Waylon Jennings
« Reply #18 on: June 04, 2021, 02:30:20 pm »
   Janis on this one (@Emjay beat her up in High School)  I thought Kris Kristofferson wrote it?

Kristofferson wrote it & recorded a version - after Janis's.

I wish @Emjay still hung out here. I wanna know how that went down.

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« Reply #19 on: June 04, 2021, 02:33:18 pm »


Bonnie Raitt-Angel from Montgomery


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« Reply #20 on: June 04, 2021, 02:36:22 pm »
Kristofferson wrote it & recorded a version - after Janis's.

I wish @Emjay still hung out here. I wanna know how that went down.


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Re: Who did it better ~ Three Dog Night or Waylon Jennings
« Reply #21 on: June 04, 2021, 02:59:56 pm »
Only a rare few I will admit did the song better than the group that made a song famous...

I prefer the Kentucky Headhunters' cover of "Spirit in the Sky" to Norman Greenbaum's original.
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Re: Who did it better ~ Three Dog Night or Waylon Jennings
« Reply #22 on: June 04, 2021, 03:21:07 pm »

And yes, I am sorry Simon and Garfunkel, but 'Sound of Silence'... Disturbed kicked your a$$ - And that is the hardest one for me to admit. Nobody covers Simon and Garfunkel.


This may be an acquired taste but...


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kHxPPwNySzw
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Re: Who did it better ~ Three Dog Night or Waylon Jennings
« Reply #23 on: June 04, 2021, 03:24:41 pm »
Jimi Hendrix waterfall


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a3etpQ4vpYk&t=21s

   Or a Brit's Version:

Michael Kiwanuka - Waterfall - Jimi Hendrix - cover


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