Top 10 Songs Where You Most Likely Heard a Cover Version Before the Originalchristangrant This can happen alot you hear a cover of the song before the actual Orginal song itself now i'm not saying that any of these covers are better than the orginal (Some Are and some Aren't) but what i mean is these are songs you most likely heard a cover of before the Orginal
The Top Ten
You have probably most likley heard the Whitney Houston Version first and you probably didn't even know that it was cover (that's what happened to Me) - christangrant
Most likely you have heard the Jimi Hendrix Version first - christangrant
Most likely you have heard the Quiet Riot version first - christangrant
You probably heard the Joan Jett version or if you are unlucky the Britney Spears Version ugh... - christangrant
You probably heard the Mayrlin Manson version first - christangrant
I HATE MARILYN MANSON! - hayden3009
I bet you have most likely thought the song was by Led Zeppelin but Nope it was by Jake Holmes and example of Led Zeppelin Plagerizesm - christangrant
Nope, heard the Cohen version first. Never heard the Buckley version until somebody said it was better, once I finally heard Buckley's, I thought it was very meh. Cohen wrote it, and knows how this song is really supposed to sound and feel.
You've probably heard the Jeff Buckley song before this one - christangrant
You probably heard the Anthrax Version first - christangrant
You probally heard the Nazareth version first - christangrant
You probably heard the Beatles version first - christangrant
Guns N Roses came first to me. And I also like their cover better. - Metal_Treasure
This is the cover of a David Bowie song which yeah you most likley heard the Nirvana version first - christangrant
No I heard the Simon and Garfunkel first - Thecyanryan
If you are unlucky you probably heard the Awful Limp Bizkit cover - christangrant
You probably heard either Roberta Flack's or the Fugees' version first. - Martin_Canine
You propably have heard Nightwish's version first.
I didn't by the way, I saw the short animated movie this is from as a child, then years later again as a teenager. I didn't recall it being that depressingly sad.
But that was how I discovered Nightwish, by browsing this song. - Martin_Canine
German girl group No Angels had a big hit with their cover version in Germany, and many probably heard it first by them. - Martin_Canine
At the peak of their career, Vanilla Ninja recorded a cover version in 2004 and entered the Top 10 in Germany and Austria.
The original version by Chris Norman is from 2001 and nobody seems to know it even exists. - Martin_Canine
If you're unlucky you heard the Britney Spear's version first...
I first heard Blind Guardian cover of 2007 while the original is of 1931... - Metal_Treasure
I first heard the cover by Blind Guardian. - Metal_Treasure
The song was originally from a German pop singer called Sandy Mölling, known mononymously as Sandy, who was part of the popular German girl group No Angels and unsuccessfully tried to pursue a solo career. Even though the song "One in a Million" was never released as a single and barely anybody still remembers the album even existed, the guys behind Hannah Montana somehow discovered the song and decided to let Miley cover it for the show, and it became far wider known. Amusingly, the line "I feel drunk but I am sober / And I'm smiling all over" was replaced a filler lyric about being lucky. - Martin_Canine
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