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World's worst song cover

A British music magazine says Celine Dion is responsible for the world's worst song cover. She received this dubious honor for her rendition of the AC/DC hit "You Shook Me All Night Long." "The World's" Andrea Smardon wonders whether Celine Dion might have some competition for the worst version of that song.

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You have to wonder if the music experts who chose Celine Dion for the "World's worst song cover" honor have really heard all the covers of the AC/DC hit "You Shook Me All Night Long." Have they heard the version by Shania Twain? Or the one by the bluegrass band, Hayseed Dixie -- they put out a whole album of AC/DC covers. Then there's the one by a German punk band ...

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