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 along with the original, let us know in the comments which is your favourite, or if you don’t like any of them.

“Mystery Train” is a song written and recorded by Junior Parker in 1953.

It has been covered by many other acts:

Elvis Presley released his version in 1956.

The Paul Butterfield Band released their take in 1965.

The Band added some extra lyrics on their 1973 release.

 UFO included their version on their 1980 album “No Place To Run”.