Cover vs. Original

I Heard It Through The Grapevine


Actually the original is from Gladys Knight & The Pips but I think the version of Marvin Gaye is better known.

- Hawkwind, Berlin, Deutschland, 03.01.2006


Creedence Clearwater Revival
1970

vs.

Marvin Gaye
1968

CD-Cover: Creedence Clearwater Revival - Chronicle, Vol. 1: The 20 Greatest Hits 63 % 37 % CD-Cover: Marvin Gaye - Gold
Results of the voting: Cover versus Original
Click on the cover for listening Click on the cover for listening
Creedence Clearwater Revival 1402 Votes Marvin Gaye

Comments about I Heard It Through The Grapevine:

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CCR's version is unfunky, and far too long... talk about guitar solo masturbation... Marvin's just
kills, it is the best from a musical genius...
- David, Williamsburg, United States, 19.09.2010
Marvin Gaye's version is by far and wide the best! His vocals and the arrangement accompanying it are fantastic. Motowon at 1 of its most magical moments.
- Chelsa, Boston, United States, 20.07.2010
marvin gaye good 10
- osmario, são paulo, Brazil, 13.12.2009
Not much doubt here CCR, 11 minute version. Fogerty's singing sets the tone and then at some point
the singing stops and the music carries that same feeling through to the very end where it just trails off. They convey the sense of hurt and betrayal that can consume ones thoughts at the expense of all else. I hesitate to even call it a cover because it feels acts so differently than any other version
- Ken, Sacramento, United States, 08.06.2009
Not much doubt here CCR, 11 minute version. Fogerty's singing sets the tone and then at some point
the singing stops and the music carries that same feeling through to the very end where it just trails off. They convey the sense of hurt and betrayal that can consume ones thoughts at the expense of all else. I hesitate to even call it a cover because it feels acts so differently than any other version
- Ken, Sacramento, United States, 08.06.2009
CCR FTW IMO
- Nathan, Mesich, United States, 12.05.2008
The original is not by Marvin Gaye or by Gladys Knight and the Pips, but by Smokey Robinson & The Miracles. Both released in 1967, but first bySR & TM.
- Jens, Elverum, Norway, 27.02.2008
Glady's knight and the pips is the best version than marvin gaye's but the only one that can match up to glady's knights is human natures from australia which is based on marvin gaye's version
- Gilly the great, Ipswich, Australia, 15.02.2008
Glady's knight and the pips is the best version than marvin gaye's but the only one that can match up to glady's knights is human natures from australia which is based on marvin gaye's version
- Gilly the great, Ipswich, Australia, 15.02.2008
I agree the eleven minute version by CCR is amazing. I believe Tina Turner also covered this as well which just goes to show how she not only covered CCR to death but songs they themselves had covered
- Jim, Rome, United States, 18.01.2008
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