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The Who Covers

Included in the Who Related Albums and Who Related Singles sections are various covers (other bands which "cover" songs of The Who / Who solo). Also included are songs which The Who / Who solo covered other artists.

This section gives you a taste of what some of these covers sound like. Click on the MP3 (less than 30 seconds) and check them out!


The Who / Who Solo Covered These Other Artist's Songs:

Eyesight To The Blind - 1951 Sonny Boy Williamson song from the 2013 Pete Townshend's Jukebox CD  MP3

Daddy Rolling Stone - 1953 Otis Blackwell song from the 2013 Pete Townshend's Jukebox CD MP3

I'm A Man - 1955 Bo Diddley song from his 1955 Bo Diddley 45 ("b" side)  MP3

Please, Please, Please - 1956 James Brown song from the 1956 Please, Please, Please 45  MP3

Hound Dog - 1956 Elvis Presley song from His 1956 Hound Dog 45 (covered by John Entwistle on Rigor Mortis Sets In)  MP3

Got Love If You Want It  - 1957 - Written and released by Slim Harpo. Pete Meaden rewrote the lyrics and I'm The Face was born. Commonly available on Slim Harpo Compilation CD collections  MP3

Blues / Young Man Blues - 1957 Mose Allison song from the 2013 Pete Townshend's Jukebox CD  MP3

Summertime Blues - 1958 Eddie Cochran song from the 2013 Pete Townshend's Jukebox CD  MP3

Twist And Shout - 1959 The Isley Brothers song from the 1959 Twist And Shout 45  MP3

Eastern Journey - 1960 - Written and released by Tony Crombie on the Man From Interpol Soundtrack. Keith Moon reworked it and it became Cobwebs And Strange on A Quick One. Commonly available on the original Man From Interpol LPs (Rank label only) and will be released in 2005 on a new CD version of Man From Interpol  MP3

Shakin' All Over - 1960 Johnny Kidd & The Pirates from the 2013 Pete Townshend's Jukebox CD  MP3

I Don't Mind - 1961 James Brown from his 1961 Love Don't Love Nobody 45 ("b" side)  MP3

Shout & Shimmy - 1962 James Brown from his 1962 Shout & Shimmy 45  MP3

Misery - 1963 - Released by The Dynamics. Pete Meaden rewrote the lyrics and Zoot Suit was born. Commonly available on the original USA Misery 45, and various CD collections  MP3

Mr. Bass Man - 1963 Johnny Cymbal song from his 1963 Mr. Bass Man 45 (covered by John Entwistle on Rigor Mortis Sets In)  MP3

Heat Wave - 1963 Martha & The Vandellas from their 1963 Heat Wave 45  MP3

Leaving Here - 1963 Eddie Holland from his 1963 Leaving Here 45  MP3

Dancing In The Street - 1964 Martha & The Vandellas from their Dancing in The Street  45  MP3

Louie - Go Home - 1964 Paul Revere & The Raiders 45 Louie - Go Home (The Who changed the title and lyrics to "Lubie (Come Back Home)")  MP3

Anytime You Want Me - 1964 Garnet Mimms song from his single, Anytime You Want Me (covered by The Who originally as the 1965 "b" side of Anyway, Anyhow, Anywhere 45)  MP3

Don't Worry Baby - 1964 The Beach Boys song from their single, Don't Worry Baby (covered by Keith Moon in 1975 for his Don't Worry Baby 45 and on Two Sides Of The Moon)  MP3

Motoring - 1965 Martha & The Vandellas from their 1965 Nowhere To Run 45 ("b" side)  MP3

Man With Money - 1965 Everly Brothers from their 1965 Love Is Strange 45 ("b" side)  MP3

The Last Time - 1965 The Rolling Stones song from their single, The Last Time (covered by The Who originally as the 1967 The Last Time 45)  MP3

It's Not True - 1965 cover by The Untamed. From their 2001 Gimme Gimme Singles And Unreleased Rarities 1965-1966 CD  MP3

Walking The Dog - 1965 Rufus Thomas song originally performed by The Who and then covered by Roger Daltrey on his 1975 Ride A Rock Horse album. From Rufus' 2006 Walking The Dog CD  MP3

Anyway, Anyhow, Anywhere - 1965 cover by Jaybird. From their 1965 Anyway, Anyhow, Anywhere 45  MP3

Barbara Ann - 1965 Beach Boys song from their 1966 Barbara Ann 45  MP3

Batman Theme - 1966 Neal Hefti song from his 1966 Batman Theme 45  MP3

Bucket "T" - 1966 Jan & Dean song from their 1966 Batman 45  MP3

Under My Thumb - 1966 song by The Rolling Stones covered by The Who in 1967. From their 1968 Japan Under My Thumb 45  MP3

Gimme Some Loving - 1966 The Spencer Davis Group song from their 1966 Gimme Some Loving 45 (covered by Roger Daltrey on the 12" single of Walking In My Sleep) MP3

Fire - 1968 Crazy World Of Arthur Brown song (Associate Producer, Pete Townshend) covered by The Who on the 1989 Pete Townshend Iron Man album. From their 1968 Fire 45  MP3

You Put Something Better Inside Me - 1973 Stealers Wheel (Gerry Rafferty/Joe Egan) song covered by Roger Daltrey as the 1977 UK b side of One Of The Boys and later remixed on the 1982 LP Best Bits. From the 2004 Stealers Wheel CD  MP3

Move Over Ms. L - 1975 John Lennon song. From the 1975 Stand By Me 45 (Covered by Ketih Moon on his 1975 Two Sides Of The Moon album  MP3

Just A Dream Away - 1976 Russ Ballard song from his Winning album (covered by Roger Daltrey on McVicar MP3

Without Your Love - 1977 Billy Nicholls song from the Meher Baba album With Love (covered by Roger Daltrey on McVicar MP3

White City Lights - 1978 Billy Nicholls song from his 2005 Forever's No Time At All: The Anthology 1967-2004 CD (covered by Roger Daltrey on McVicar MP3

Bitter & Twisted - 1980 Steve Swindells song from his Fresh Blood album (covered by Roger Daltrey on McVicar MP3

Don't Wait On The Stairs - 1980 Steve Swindells song from his Fresh Blood album (covered by Roger Daltrey on Parting Should Be Painless MP3

Treachery - 1980 Steve Swindells song from his The Lost Albums 2011 CD (covered by Roger Daltrey on Best Bits MP3

Martyrs & Madmen - 1980 Steve Swindells song from his The Lost Albums 2011 CD (covered by Roger Daltrey on Best Bits MP3

Save It For Later - 1982 The Beat song from their 1982 Save It For Later 45 (covered by Pete Townshend on Deep End Live! MP3

Somebody Told Me - 1983 Eurythmics song from their Sweet Dreams album (covered by Roger Daltrey on Parting Should Be Painless MP3

Walking In My Sleep - 1983 Jack Green song from his Mystique album (covered by Roger Daltrey on Parting Should Be Painless MP3

Dream On - 1985 Russ Ballard song from his The Fire Still Burns Album (reworked and covered by Roger Daltrey as Hearts Of Fire on Can't Wait To See The Movie MP3

Feel So Alive - 1991 Chesney Hawkes' song from the Buddy's Song. Roger Daltrey covered this song for a 1991 TV episode of "Midnight Caller". Chesney's version: MP3  Roger's version: MP3

Under A Raging Moon (Live) - 2011 John Parr song (written in 1985) for Roger Daltrey as a tribute to Keith Moon. This is John's live version from his Letter To America CD  MP3


Other Artists Covered These Who / Who Solo Songs:

So Sad About US - 1966 cover by The Merseys. From their 1966 So Sad About Us 45  MP3

I Can't Explain - 1966 cover by The Napoleonic Wars. From their 1966 I Can't Explain 45  MP3

Circles - 1966 cover by Les Fleur De Lys. From their 1966 Les Fleur De Lys 45 (EP)  MP3

Nuestra Generacion (My Generation) - 1966 cover (in Spanish) by Lone Star. From their 1966 Lone Star 45 (EP)  MP3

Substitute - 1966 cover by Short 66. From their 1966 Another Man 45 ("b" side)  MP3

My Generation  - 1966 cover by Top Six. From their 1966 Top Six 45 (EP)  MP3

Moja Generacija (My Generation) - 1966 cover by Zlatni Akordi. From their 1966 Moja Generacija 45 (EP)  MP3

The Kids Are Alright - 1966 cover by The Legend. From their 1966 The Kids Are Alright 45  MP3

Ne T'en Fais Pas Pour Ronnie (A Legal Matter)  - 1966 cover (In French) by Ronnie Bird. From his 1966 Chante 45 ("b" side)  MP3

Happy Jack  - 1966 cover (In German) by Willi Nolte. From his 1966 Happy Jack 45  MP3

Boris The Spider  - 1966 cover by The Kords. From their 1966 Boris The Spider 45  MP3

It's Alright - 1966 rework of The Kids Are Alright by Rocking Vickers (Lemmy from Motorhead). From their 1995 The Complete Rocking Vickers Collection CD  MP3

The Kids Are Alright - 1966 cover by Annabee-Nox. Most commonly found on the 1994 Swedish The Who Covers CD  MP3

Happy Jack  - 1967 cover by Los In. From their 1967 Happy Jack 45  MP3

Ivor The Engine Driver  - 1967 cover by Ray Brown. From his 1967 Ivor The Engine Driver 45  MP3

So Sad About Us - 1967 cover by Mascots. From their 1967 So Sad About Us 45  MP3

Pictures Of Lily - 1967 cover by The High Tops. From their 1967 The High Tops - The Beat Kings 45 (EP)  MP3

Sano Ti (It's Not True) - 1967 cover (In Yugoslav) by Zlatni Decaci. From their 1967 Zlatni Decaci 45 (EP)  MP3

Magic Bus - 1967 cover by The Pudding (released prior to The Who's version). From their 1967 The Magic Bus 45  MP3

Petit Jacques (Happy Jack) - 1967 cover by Modern Mome Quartet (In French). From their 1967 Petit Jacques 45  MP3

The Kids Are Alright - 1967 cover by The Explosive Mind. From their 1967 The Kids Are Alright 45  MP3

Jack El Feliz (Happy Jack) - 1967 cover (In Spanish) by Mayte Gaos. From their 1967 Jack El Feliz 45  MP3

Dis-Moi Son Nom (Call Me Lightning) - 1968 cover (In French) by Les Gants Blancs. From their 1968 Dis-Moi Son Nom 45  MP3

We're Not Gonna Take It (See Me, Feel Me) - 1970 cover by Jennnifer Warnes. From her 1970 We're Not Gonna Take It 45  MP3

Overture From Tommy - 1970 cover by The Assembled Multitude. From their 1970 Overture From Tommy 45  MP3

Le Sorcier Du Flipper (Pinball Wizard) - 1971 cover (In French) by Richard Anthony. From his 1971 Victoire Je T'Aime 45  MP3  

Pinball Wizard/See Me, Feel Me - 1973 cover by The New Seekers. From their 1973 Pinball Wizard/See Me, Feel Me 45  MP3  

Christmas - 1975 cover by Joe Renzetti & Tony Luisi. Only found on their 1975 Electric Tommy LP  MP3

Go The The Mirror Boy - 1975 cover by Joe Renzetti & Tony Luisi. Only found on their 1975 Electric Tommy LP  MP3

My Generation (Live) - 1976 cover by Patti Smith. From her 1976 Gloria 12"  MP3  

I Can't Explain - 1976 cover by Rex. From his 1976 Trouble 45  MP3  

Crazy Like A Fox - 1976 cover of Keith Moon's song by Sparkle. From their 1976 Crazy Like A Fox 45  MP3  

Pinball Wizard - 1977 cover by Telephone Bill & The Smooth Operators. From their 1977 Crusin' 45  MP3  

Boris The Spider - 1978 cover by Spitballs. From their 1978 Telstar 45  MP3  

Baba O'Riley - 1978 cover by Bethnal. From their 1978 Don't Do It 45 (EP)  MP3  

Here Comes Summer I Can't Explain - 1978 cover by Child (odd merge of 2 songs). From their 1978 Here Comes Summer I Can't Explain 45  MP3  

The Kids Are Alright - 1978 cover by The Pleasers. From their 1978 The Kids Are Alright 45  MP3  

Squeeze Box - 1979 cover by Freddy Fender. From his 1979 Squeeze Box 45  MP3  

So Sad About Us - 1980 cover by Shaun Cassidy. From his 1979 So Sad About Us 45  MP3  

Disguises - 1981 cover by The Jam from their b side of their Funeral Pyre single   MP3

Love On The Air - 1984 David Gilmour music with lyrics written by Pete Townshend. From David's About Face album  MP3

All Lovers Are Deranged - 1984 David Gilmour music with lyrics written by Pete Townshend. From David's About Face album. (Pete later released his version on Scoop 3)  MP3

Substitute  - 1984 cover by Great White. From their 1984 Substitute 45  MP3  

Circles  - 1985 cover by The Subtones. From their 1985 Such A Pain 45 ("b" side)  MP3  

The Seeker - 1988 cover by The Smithereens. From their 1988 Only A Memory 45 ("b" side)  MP3  

The Real Me - 1989 cover by Wasp. From their 1989 The Real Me CD Single (Promo)  MP3  

Substitute  - 1990 cover (in Italian) by Statuto . From their 1990 Ci Sei Tu 45  MP3  

So Sad About Us  - 1992 cover by The Breeders. From their 1992 Do You Love Me Now? 45 (EP)  MP3  

Armenia City In The Sky (Live)  - 1992 cover by Sugar. From their 1992 A Good Idea 12" (EP) (Promo)  MP3  

Pictures Of Lily - 1993 cover by Ian McLagan And The Bump. Featured on the Who Covers Who album  MP3

Substitute - 1993 cover by The Ramones. From their 1993 Substitute CD Single (Promo)  MP3

See Me, Feel Me - 1994 cover by Various Artists. From the 1994 Tommy In Seven Minutes 45  MP3

The Real Me (Live) - 1995 cover by Phish. Featured on their 2002 Live Phish 14 10.31.95 CD  MP3

Girl's Eyes - 1996 cover by Fastbacks. Featured on their New Mansions In Sound CD  MP3

I'm A Boy - 1996 cover by Fluffy. From the 1996 Nothing CD Single  MP3

Magic Bus - 1997 cover by Swervedriver. From the 1997 Magic Bus CD Single  MP3

Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde - 1997 cover by Dollface. From the Whodunit album  MP3

The Seeker - 2000 cover by Zen Guerilla. From the 1997 The Seeker 45  MP3

Cousin Kevin  - 2000 cover by Ye Old English. From their Tommy: A Rock Steady Opera CD  MP3

Acid Queen - 2000 cover by Ye Old English. From on their Tommy: A Rock Steady Opera CD  MP3

I'm Free - 2000 cover by Ye Old English. From their Tommy: A Rock Steady Opera CD MP3

Pictures Of Lily - 2001 cover by David Bowie. From the 2001 Substitute: The Songs Of The Who CD Single (Promo)  MP3

Circles - 2001 cover by Paul Weller. From the 2001 Substitute: The Songs Of The Who CD Single (Promo)  MP3

Squeeze Box - 2002 cover by McBride & The Ride. From their 2002 Squeeze Box CD Single (Promo)  MP3

Baba O'Riley - 2002 cover by Witcher, West & Ball. From their Pickin' On The Who CD MP3

Behind Blue Eyes - 2002 cover by Witcher, West & Ball. From their Pickin' On The Who CD MP3

Squeeze Box  - 2002 cover by Witcher, West & Ball. From their Pickin' On The Who CD MP3

The Seeker  - 2004 cover by Rush. From their Feedback CD MP3

Athena - 2004 cover by Grandfabric. From the Who's Not Forgotten: FDR's Tribute To The Who CD MP3

Heaven And Hell - 2004 cover by Photon Band. From the Who's Not Forgotten: FDR's Tribute To The Who CD MP3

Boris The Spider - 2004 cover by J Horndog. From the Who's Not Forgotten: FDR's Tribute To The Who CD MP3

Glow Girl - 2004 cover by Bigger Lovers. From the Who's Not Forgotten: FDR's Tribute To The Who CD MP3

Rael - 2005 cover by Petra Haden from her Petra Haden Sings The Who Sell Out  MP3

A Quick One While He's Away - 2005 cover by The Buff Medways. From their 2005 Medway Wheelers 45  MP3

Baba O'Riley - 2006 cover by iLS. From their 2006 iLS vs. The Who - Baba O'Riley CD Single (Promo)  MP3

Love Reign O'er Me - 2007 cover by Pearl Jam. From their 2007 Love Reign O'er Me 45  MP3

My Generation - 2008 cover by The Zimmers. From their 2008 My Generation CD Single  MP3

Mary Ann With The Shaky Hands - 2008 cover by Mod Time. From their 2008 De Sol A Sol 45 (EP)  MP3

Baba O'Riley - 2008 cover by The Cube Guys. From their 2008 Baba O'Riley CD Single (Promo)  MP3

Won't Get Fooled Again - 2008 cover by Richie Havens. This version is from his Won't Get Fooled Again CD Single (Promo)  MP3

Go The The Mirror - 2009 cover by The Smithereens. From their Tommy CD  MP3

Sensation - 2009 cover by The Smithereens. From their Tommy CD  MP3

We're Not Gonna Take It - 2009 cover by The Smithereens. From their Tommy CD  MP3

1921 - 2015 cover by The Hillbenders'. From their Tommy: A Bluegrass Opry CD  MP3

Sunrise - 2018 cover by The Fernweh. From their Sunrise CD Single (Promo)  MP3

My Generation - 2018 cover by Boehse Onkelz. From their My Generation 45 "b" side  MP3

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