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Chuck Berry inspired so many to play his music.

There are so many examples, but what are your favourites?

Mountain, Roll Over Beethoven.

The Rolling Stones, Little Queenie.
 

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Waylon Jennings cover of Brown Eyed Handsome Man was good. As was Buddy Holly's
Back in 1999, Paul McCartney did a rock and roll covers album called "Run Devil Run" and he did a pretty good cover of Brown Eyed Handsome Man. Here's the live version from the "Later with Jools Holland" show:

 

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I'd forgotten about this one, and though not exactly my favourite cover, it's still pretty good.
 

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Let's see.....listen to the original or to a cover. There are some good covers but the originals better.
I agree - I think by definition the original has to be 'best' because it is the most accurate interpretation of the composer's original concept or what he heard in his head and tried to physically reproduce.

But that's not to say some re-interpretations aren't worth doing. Taste is in the ear of the beholder. I like to think of covers as flattery and not competition except in cases where the cover is nearly exactly like the original. What is the point of that (unless you're playing live in a cover band)?
 

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Tonight I was playing around with his name in my mind and realized that Buckcherry was a spoonerism of Chuck Berry. That's all I have to say about that.
 

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Jimmy sounding like Chuck

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This is my walk to work early in the morning song. I love singing this song. OMG Judas Priest just kicks this song to a whole new level.

 
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