Many songs get covered or re-interpreted, the covers often being more successful than the original.

Here are some cover versions of one song along with the original, let us know in the comments which is your favourite, or if you don’t like any of them.

“Madison Blues” is a song written and recorded in 1960 by Elmore James and released in 1969.

It has been covered by many acts including:

Fleetwood Mac on their 1969 “Fleetwood Mac in Chicago” album.

The Knighthawks on their 1976 album “Open All Nite”.

George Thorogood and The Destroyers recorded it on their 1977 debut album “George Thorogood and The Destroyers”.

The Peter Green Splinter Group included it in their 1999 album “Destiny Road”.