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The Original Cover of 'Billie Jean'

Today on "The Most" searched Google terms was "Chris Cornell Billie Jean". An American Idol contestant did a fine job recreating Cornell's cover of the Michael Jackson classic. If you are curious, below is the former Soundgarden/Audioslave frontman's version. And for fans like me — hold on — a Cornell solo album is due in the spring.

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I love this cover as well. This video must be about a year old because this cover was already released on Chris Cornell's solo albulm "Carry On" which was released last June. The studio version is just as good.

Sent by JD | 2:57 PM | 3-26-2008

Wait, so that crap Cook was doing last night wasn't even an ORIGINAL bad idea?

laaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaame!

P.S. Brooke rules

Sent by Stewart | 5:08 PM | 3-26-2008

Every one of Cook's performances has been a cover of a cover. Three or four weeks ago a band who he took from without stating complained. Since then the show has made these quick cites to the "original" cover. It doesn't seem right!!!

Sent by Andrew | 9:18 AM | 3-27-2008