Top 10 Songs You Didn't Know Were Covers


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1Girls Just Want to Have Fun - Cyndi Lauper

She did edit the song and add some lyrics, though. And made it quite the masterpiece

2I Love Rock and Roll - Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
3I Will Always Love You - Whitney Houston
4Achy Breaky Heart - Billy Ray Cyrus

Why did anyone even bother... Oh yeh, they did sell some copies, attract some attention to perform aces... Okay, achy... To each their own... - Billyv

5Tainted Love - Soft Cell
6Superstition - Stevie Wonder

I don't think this belongs; Stevie Wonder is credited as the writer and did most of the work of it's creation, with significant help from Jeff Beck. It was originally intended for first release on an album of Jeff Beck and his group, but actually was first released on Stevie's album, Talking Book, I believe is the title - Billyv

7If I Were a Boy - Beyonce
8Dazed and Confused - Led Zepplin
9Me and Bobby McGee - Janis Joplin

Kris Kristofferson wrote and recorded it, a version worth considering as equal or better to Janis' incredible vocalist take - Billyv

10A Song for You - Donny Hathaway

Irks me when its referred to as a "Donny Hathaway song" -- It's a Leon Russell composition and recording! - Billyv

The Contenders

11Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) - Marilyn Manson
12Respect - Aretha Franklin
13Nothing Compares 2 U - Sinead O'Connor
14The House of the Rising Sun - The Animals
15Superstar - The Carpenters
16Hurt - Johnny Cash

The original is by Nine Inch Nails.

17Hound Dog - Elvis Presley
18Blinded by the Light - Manfred Mann
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