Toronto Mike

Keep Celine Away From the AC/DC


I love a good cover.  I also despise a bad cover.  A Total Guitar magazine survey has named the best and worst covers of all time, and Celine Dion's cover of the AC/DC track "You Shook Me All Night Long" finished at the bottom of the heap as the worst of the worst.

Here are their worst five:

  1. Celine Dion - You Shook Me All Night Long
  2. Sugababes and Girls Aloud - Walk This Way
  3. Westlife - More Than Words
  4. Will Young - Light My Fire
  5. The Mike Flowers Pops - Wonderwall

Here are their best five:

  1. Jimi Hendrix - All Along the Watchtower
  2. The Beatles - Twist and Shout
  3. Guns N' Roses - Live and Let Die
  4. Nirvana - The Man Who Sold the World
  5. Muse - Feeling Good

In defense of The Mike Flowers Pops, I think we know it was a tongue in cheek cover and a pretty damn good one at that.  It shouldn't be on this list.  And in Celine Dion's defense, she had the wisdom not to release the song as a single.  She performed it once at a Las Vegas concert six years ago.

How bad was it?  Hear for yourself.  Sacrebleu!

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