The great thing about original tracks is that sometimes they get a second life that’s better than the original.
Take Elvis’ Blue Suede Shoes. Guess what. Not the first incarnation of the song. But, hey, you’d be hard pressed to find anyone who reckons Carl Perkins’ original is actually better.
On Monday, Botica’s Bunch opened to the phones to probably their most controversial subject – covers that are better than the originals.
Some of them, a solid resounding yes.
Others, oooh boy…
Hit PLAY to listen in (and don’t forget to let us know your faves!)