Originally Posted by Midnite Zephyr
All Along the Watchtower....Jimi's version vs. Bob Dylan's. I think even Bob himself would agree that the Jimi version blows his original away
Not an opinion shared by Noel Redding, apparently: though this may have been because he didn't play on the version on Electric Ladyland
Something else I just thought of . . . the Metallica songs Orion
were recorded by Rodrigo y Gabriela. Dunno about "better" than the original versions as their arrangements were very different animals, but very very good nonetheless.