“Leaving Here” – Pearl Jam
“Leaving Here” was a Motown hit from Eddie Holland back in 1964. Pearl Jam covered the song live on numerous occasions, and it was recorded for the Home Alive (1996) compilation album that was released to fund women’s self-defense classes.
“Higher Ground” – Red Hot Chili Peppers
Red Hot Chili Peppers covered this 1973 hit by Stevie Wonder for their album Mother’s Milk in 1989.
“Motownphilly” – Arcade Fire
Arcade Fire covered the 1991 Boyz II Men track, “Motownphilly,” live during a Philadelphia show in 2014.
“Easy” – Faith No More
The Commodores released this track in 1977, but it got an update in 1992 when Faith No More covered it on their Angel Dust record.
“Where Did You Sleep Last Night” – Nirvana
Nirvana played this cover of Lead Belly’s 1940 hit during their 1994 MTV Unplugged session in New York.