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

Yesterday’s winners: Johnny Cash, “In My Life” and The Breeders, “Happiness Is a Warm Gun”

The winners of some of Round One’s hardest-fought battles go head-to-head today. First, Siouxsie and the Banshees’ gothic “Helter Skelter” faces Wilson Pickett’s soulful “Hey Jude.” Then, it’s all acoustic when Tenacious D’s “Abbey Road Medley” challenges Elliott Smith’s “Because.”

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.

Siouxsie and the Banshees – Helter Skelter
Wilson Pickett – Hey Jude

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Tenacious D – ‘Abbey Road’ Medley
Elliott Smith – Because

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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.

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  One Response to “Moptop Madness: Siouxsie and the Banshees vs. Wilson Pickett, Tenacious D vs. Elliott Smith”

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  1. Are you kidding me? Wilson Pickett’s cover is FLAWLESS! Of COURSE he gets it this round!

    As for the other two, I literally flipped a coin because Tenacious D have a hilariously awesome cover while Elliott Smith’s is heartbreakingly gorgeous (much like the entirety of the rest of their respective canons). The D won my flip, but really, both deserve it in my mind.

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