If your earplugs are away in a drawer somewhere, now is the time to get them out.  Rolling Stone magazine asked its readers to vote on the worst cover songs of all time and then chose the top 10 worst ones, many of which are sung by today’s pop artists.

10.  [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]William Shatner[/lastfm] – “Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds”


The original by [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Beatles[/lastfm]:

9.  [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Jessica Simpson[/lastfm] -  “These Boots Are Made For Walking”


The original by [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Nancy Sinatra[/lastfm]:

8.  [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Avril Lavigne[/lastfm] – “Imagine”


The original by [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]John Lennon[/lastfm]:

7.  [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Britney Spears[/lastfm] – “I Love Rock & Roll”


The original by [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Joan Jett[/lastfm]:

6.  [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Alient Ant Farm[/lastfm] – “Smooth Criminal”


The original by [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Michael Jackson[/lastfm]:

5.  [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Britney Spears[/lastfm] – “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction”


The original by [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Rolling Stones[/lastfm]:

4.  [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Sheryl Crow[/lastfm] – “Sweet Child O’ Mine”


The original by [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Guns n’ Roses[/lastfm]:

3.  [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Madonna[/lastfm] – “American Pie”


The original by [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Don McClean[/lastfm]:

2. [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Limp Bizkit[/lastfm] – “Behind Blue Eyes”


The original by [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Who[/lastfm]:

1.  [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Miley Cyrus[/lastfm] – “Smells Like Teen Spirit”


The original by [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Nirvana[/lastfm]:

Comments (5)
    1. I mean Limp Biskit’s Behind Blue Eyes.

  1. Wayne says:

    What about the late Senator Everett Dirksen doing Wild Thing

  2. RainbowRay says:

    A great list of songs, but I didn’t think they were all THAT BAD!


  3. Oh come on now you only scratched the surface and half of this crap I never heard of:
    The Beatles murdered Twist and shout and Please Mr. Postman, Phil collins massacred Can’t Hurry Love..

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