Best Songs that Have Been Covered Incredibly Often
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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). - waldo
Elton John, David Bowie, Diana Ross, Avril Lavigne and Jack Johnson... the list is endless. - waldo
Jimi Hendrix covered it too: https://www.youtube.com/watch? v=B5o7GYxb9QA - waldo
131 times, according to the independant - waldo
I thought it was by Ella Fitzgerald.
Beatles ruling! - waldo
This one is actually #2 after Yesterday.
A7x and disturbed are big ones who did - EliHbk
I even made a list about it. - Martin_Canine