Who did it better?

By Nechtan

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

Here are some cover versions of one song, let us know in the comments which is your favourite, or if you don?t like any of them.

“Whiskey In The Jar” is a traditional Irish folk song. It has been recorded by many acts, we shall have wee look at a few.

One of the first popular recordings was by The Dubliners in 1967 on their album ?More Of The Hard Stuff?.

Thin Lizzy released a version in 1972.

The Dubliners re-recorded a version with the Pogues in 1990.

Metallica released a version in 1998.