The Top 20 Covers of All Time here on the Laptop Sessions Music Video Blog!

It’s time for a long-overdue list here on the Laptop Sessions acoustic cover songs music video blog.  This list will be updated from time to time so we can see if certain videos become more popular than others.  Who knows what’ll be in our Top 10 as the months and years go on!  As a note, Jeff Copperthite’s videos were taken offline for a while, so his views are definitely not where they should be.  Had his account been left up the whole time, he definitely would’ve had some exposure in the Top 20 or maybe even the Top Ten!

We thought it would be interesting to see which cover song music videos ended-up being the most popular since the inception of the music blog back in 2007.  It’s definitely interesting, but I don’t really see any patterns emerging.  I would’ve expected songs that were very different from the originals, but songs like Johnny Cash’s take on “God’s Gonna Cut You Down” aren’t too different from the original recording.  Maybe people just like to watch cover song videos so they can learn how to play it themselves!  In the case of “Handle With Care” by the Traveling Wilburys, it may be because a full band was there to do a, well, not perfect, but “rousing” version of the song.  So, here’s the list of the Top 20 cover song music videos of all time here on the Laptop Sessions music blog!

This list is current as of November 1st, 2013:

1. “Handle With Care” (Traveling Wilburys Acoustic Rock Cover Song) – 72,222 views

2. “Working My Way Back To You” (Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons Acoustic Cover Song) – 55,238 views

3. “Wouldn’t It Be Nice” (Beach Boys Acoustic Rock Cover Song) – 55,013 views

4. “Bad Moon Rising” (Creedence Clearwater Revival Acoustic Cover Song) – 51,074 views

5. “Please Come Home For Christmas” (Eagles Acoustic & Electric Rock Cover Song) – 33,556 views

6. “San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Flowers In Your Hair)” (Scott McKenzie Acoustic Rock Cover Song) – 33,585 views

7. “Carry On” (Crosby, Stills, Nash, & Young Acoustic Rock Cover Song) – 29,406 views

8. “Let It Ride” (Bachman-Turner Overdrive BTO Acoustic Rock Cover Song) – 26,037 views

9. “God’s Gonna Cut You Down” (Johnny Cash acoustic folk song) – 24,491 views

10. “(I Just) Died In Your Arms Tonight” (Cutting Crew Acoustic Cover Song) – 21,900 views

11. “Must Be Santa” (Bob Dylan / Christmas Cover Song) – 21,359 views

12. “Just Breathe” (Pearl Jam acoustic cover song) – 20,601 views

13. “Burning Love” (Elvis Presley Acoustic Rock Cover Song) – 19,618 views

14. “I Can’t Stand It” (Eric Clapton Acoustic Rock Cover Song) – 18,669 views

15. “Dancing in the Moonlight” (King’s Harvest acoustic rock cover song) – 17,732 views

16. “You Got It” (Roy Orbison Acoustic Rock Cover Song) – 17,664 views

17. “If This Is It” (Huey Lewis & The News Acoustic Rock Cover Song) – 17,125 views

18. “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road” (Elton John Acoustic Cover Song) – 16,683 views

19. “Brandy (You’re a Fine Girl)” (Looking Glass Acoustic Rock Cover Song) – 15,879 views

20. “Listen to the Music” (Doobie Brothers Acoustic Cover Song) – 15,757 views

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