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We know, we know, we know — how in the world could a cover song be better than the original? Well, we love engaging in musical debates, and there seem to be few that are as impassioned as this one. If you want to get in on the discussion, check out the video above and let us know what you think in the comments below!

From the Foo Fighters to the Red Hot Chili Peppers to the White Stripes — and more — they’re all known for their powerful brands of rock and roll. But what happens when they take a classic song like Dolly Parton’s ‘Jolene’ or Stevie Wonder’s ‘Higher Ground’ (just to name a couple) and put their own spin on it?

Sure, some of the original tunes could be considered classics, but in the video, we go through 10 cover songs that we think outperform their inspirations. Press play and let the debate begin!

And when you’re done yelling at your computer about cover songs, start yelling about Courtney Love:

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