Best Songs that Have Been Covered Incredibly Oftenwaldo
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Not quite, it was "covered" about 2,000 times, still the record.
The "7 million" number was the number of radio plays it had received, and that was over 20 years ago, so the number is probably close to 9-10 million now.
Mis-readings like this are how crazy rumors get started.
According to 'Guinness World Records' this song was covered seven million times in the 20th century. Official versions range from the sublime (Frank Sinatra) to the ridiculous (Wet Wet Wet and Boyz II Men). - waldoUListen to Sample
Elton John, David Bowie, Diana Ross, Avril Lavigne and Jack Johnson... the list is endless. - waldoUListen to Sample
Jimi Hendrix covered it too: https://www.youtube.com/watch? v=B5o7GYxb9QA - waldoUListen to Sample
131 times, according to the independant - waldoUListen to Sample
I thought it was by Ella Fitzgerald.UListen to Sample
Beatles ruling! - waldoUListen to Sample
This one is actually #2 after Yesterday.UListen to Sample
A7x and disturbed are big ones who did - EliHbkUListen to Sample
I even made a list about it. - Martin_CanineUListen to Sample
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