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11 covers of "Just Like Honey"

11 covers of "Just Like Honey", by the Jesus and Mary Chain. The original version. Cover by Guitar (German DJ + ethereal Japanese-inflected vocals) Hand-made ukulele cover. Cover by a teenage girl with a big voice, playing acoustic guitar in a bathroom. Closing scene of "Lost in Translation," with "Just Like Honey" playing over it.
posted by escabeche on Feb 3, 2012 - 28 comments

U! RU! URU ACHIM!

The one song played at every bar mitzvah isn't "Celebration," or "I Gotta Feeling," or even "New York, New York" -- it's "Hava Nagila." But what is it? A 9-minute documentary tells the story of how a wordless meditative nigun became a song everybody in the world, Jewish or not, could sing. Seriously, everybody. Harry Belafonte and Danny Kaye. Harry Dean Stanton with Bob Dylan backing up on harmonica. Polish metal band Rootwater. A guy who plays the ukulele behind his head. The Modern Female Choir of Zhejiang. The Dark Knight. What appears to be a group of comedy fiddlers ("featuring John and Pancho") from John Hagee's church in San Antonio. Even ... um... this guy. (Previously on MetaFilter: The closest you're going to get to the Beatles covering "Hava Nagila.")
posted by escabeche on Sep 3, 2010 - 36 comments

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