Clapton's Unplugged Layla Tops Worst Covers List

ERIC CLAPTON's unplugged cover of his DEREK + THE DOMINOS hit LAYLA has topped a new internet poll to find the worst pop remake. Clapton's acoustic Layla beat out Puff Daddy's version of The Police's Every Breath You Take and Dolly Parton's ill-conceived cover of rock anthem Stairway To Heaven. In naming the Layla cover the worst, website RetroCrush.com insists, "It's the equivalent of Robert Plant and Jimmy Page doing a kazoo version of Stairway To Heaven." Editor Robert Berry adds, "When I think of Layla... I think of a song to steal George Harrison's wife with. This version just reminds me of riding a unicorn across the rainbow bridge. And every d**k with an acoustic guitar and a camcorder has to put their take of the unplugged version of YouTube now as a result!" The complete top 10 is: 1. Layla (Unplugged) - Eric Clapton 2. Every Breath You Take - Puff Daddy 3. Stairway To Heaven - Dolly Parton 4. Behind Blue Eyes - Limp Bizkit 5. American Pie - Madonna 6. Don't Go Breaking My Heart - ODB + MACy Gray 7. Ring Of Fire - Olivia Newton John 8. The Greatest Love Of All - Kevin Rowland 9. Downtown Train - Rod Stewart 10. Piece Of My Heart - Faith Hill.


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Dolly Parton's cover of "Stairway to Heaven" is brilliant! It's inventive, courageous and fun!
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