I know R.E.M. probably shouldn't qualify as an "also ran", but their version of this song is pretty awesome and I haven't seen this record around too much. I'm sure you don't mind. You can't really fault them for liking Mission Of Burma.
Ladies and gentlemen, for your listening pleasure, R.E.M.
R.E.M./The Coal Porters (Bucketfull Of Brains)