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'Along The Watchtower' by Hendrix voted greatest rock cover 

added: 5 May 2013 // by: Music-News.com Newsdesk 

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UK rock station, Planet Rock has found that Bob Dylan's song 'All along the Watchtower' covered by Jimi Hendrix Experience is the greatest rock cover song of all time.

Planet Rock asked its listeners to vote throughout April on which cover song they believed as the best cover song of all time and
'All Along The Watchtower' topped the poll.

It was followed by Metallica's version of a traditional Irish song 'Whiskey in the jar' which came in second and

The Beatles song 'With A Little Help From My Friends' performed by Joe Cocker came in at number three.

Top 10

JIMI HENDRIX EXPERIENCE All Along The Watchtower
METALLICA Whiskey In The Jar
JOE COCKER With A Little Help From My Friends
GUNS 'N' ROSES Live & Let Die
VAN HALEN You Really Got Me
PETER FRAMPTON While My Guitar Gently Weeps
GUNS N ROSES Knockin' On Heaven's Door
JOHNNY CASH Hurt
METALLICA Am I Evil?
THIN LIZZY Rosalie

Planet Rock's Darren Redick will be playing the Top 30 cover songs this bank holiday Monday, 6th May at 2pm.
A full list of the Top 30 will be available online at www.planetrock.com at 5pm Monday 6th.

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