Goo Goo Dolls
Carlos Santana feat. Rob Thomas
The Goo Goo Dolls do a great take on the original in which they add a little bit of a harder edge but don't otherwise stray much from the original. Funkadelic provides a great cover that is deconstructed in the sense that they bring it to a level of almost pure rhythm; not say this is a bad thing, just ask James Brown. The winner, in my humble opinion, is Santana's take on the classic. He maintains the structure of the song while adding his trademark flair. For a song that is so closely associated with the origins of popular psychedelic rock, Santana's guitar riffs are the perfect addition while Rob Thomas provides vocals that hold up well against the backdrop of the rollicking drums.