20 Live Versions of Songs That Slay Their Studio Counterparts

  1. Johnny Cash, “Folsom Prison Blues,” off 1968’s At Folsom Prison
  2. Elvis Presley, “Trouble,” from 1968’s Elvis
  3. Kiss, “Rock And Roll All Nite,” from 1975’s Alive!
  4. Ween, “Poop Ship Destroyer,” from 1999’s Paintin’ The Town Brown
  5. Talking Heads, “Life During Wartime,” from 1984’s Stop Making Sense
  6. Paul McCartney, “Maybe I’m Amazed,” from 1976’s Wings Over America
  7. U2, “Sunday Bloody Sunday,” from 1983’s Under A Blood Red Sky
  8. Lynyrd Skynyrd, “Free Bird,” from 1976’s One More From The Road
  9. They Might Be Giants, “Why Does The Sun Shine?” from 1998’s Severe Tire Damage
  10. The Beatles, “Twist And Shout,” from 1962’s Live! At The Star-Club In Hamburg, Germany
  11. Fleetwood Mac, “Landslide,” from 1997’s The Dance
  12. Cheap Trick, “I Want You To Want Me,” from 1979’s At Budokan
  13. Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds, “From Her To Eternity,” from 1993’s Live Seeds
  14. Nirvana, “About A Girl,” from 1993’s MTV Unplugged
  15. Peter Frampton, ”Show Me The Way,” from 1976’s Frampton Comes Alive
  16. The National, “About Today,” from 2008’s Virginia EP
  17. Robyn Hitchcock, “1974,” from 1998’s Storefront Hitchcock
  18. Morrissey, “Jack The Ripper,” from a 1992 Paris live show
  19. Bob Seger And The Silver Bullet Band, “Turn The Page,” from 1976’s ‘Live’ Bullet
  20. Bob Marley, “No Woman, No Cry,” from 1975’s Live!