Mar 272011

This March, we pit 64 Beatles covers against each other in what we call Moptop Madness.

Yesterday’s winners: The Black Keys, “She Said She Said” and Booker T. and the M.G.s, “I Want You (She’s So Heavy)”

It’s classic songwriters vs. folky upstarts today. First, Bob Dylan’s “Something” meets Jake Shimabukuro’s “While My Guitar Gently Weeps.” Then, Neil Young’s “A Day in the Life” faces Spiers & Boden’s “Run for Your Life.”

Listen to each pairing below, then vote for your favorite. For added sway, try to convince others to vote your way in the comments. Voting closes in 24 hours.

Bob Dylan – Something
Jake Shimabukuro – While My Guitar Gently Weeps

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Neil Young – A Day in the Life
Spiers & Boden – Run for Your Life

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Click here for the current Moptop Madness bracket. Check back tomorrow morning for the next match-up. Follow @covermesongs on Twitter to make sure you don’t miss any.

  2 Responses to “Moptop Madness: Bob Dylan vs. Jake Shimabukuro, Neil Young vs. Spiers & Boden”

Comments (2)
  1. Bob Does an amazing “Something”, but the uke-instrumental of “While My Guitar Gently Weeps” is simply a masterpiece.

    As for the other pairing, I hate the Spiers & Boden cover. I love Neil Young’s cover. I didn’t even waste a full second thinking about it.

  2. I klike the uke version, but it’s beginning to tire now having heard it a few times, so Bob got my vote.
    And as before, Neil Young everytime!

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