Music critics at British newspaper the DAILY TELEGRAPH said the song qualified as the best reworking because it was well established by one Dylan and was then given a new lease of life by Hendrix.
The Top Five Best Ever Song Covers are:
1: ALL ALONG THE WATCHTOWER - JIMI HENDRIX EXPERIENCE, 1968, original - BOB DYLAN, 1967
2: YOU WERE ALWAYS ON MY MIND - PET SHOP BOYS, 1987, original - ELVIS PRESLEY, 19723: MY WAY - SID VICIOUS, 1979, original - FRANK SINATRA, 1969 (after Paul Anka, 1969)
4: HALLELUJAH - JEFF BUCKLEY, 1993, original - Leonard Cohen, 1984
5: RESPECT - ARETHA FRANKLIN, 1967, original - Otis Redding, 1965.29/11/2004 21:31
Manny Roth, club owner and New York legend, has died at age 94. He was the owner of the Greenwich Village establishment Café Wha?, heavily...