Top 10 Songs You Didn't Know Were Covers
The Top Ten
Stolen, not a cover. - RobertWisdom
AND I WILL ALWAYS LOVE YOU!
It's a traditional folk song - Metal_Treasure
Otis Redding cover - Metal_Treasure
She did edit the song and add some lyrics, though. And made it quite the masterpiece
Why did anyone even bother... Oh yeh, they did sell some copies, attract some attention to performances... Okay, achy... To each their own... - Billyv
Eurythmics cover - Metal_Treasure
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
The original is by Nine Inch Nails.
Kris Kristofferson wrote and recorded it, a version worth considering as equal or better to Janis' incredible vocalist take - Billyv
Irks me when its referred to as a "Donny Hathaway song" -- It's a Leon Russell composition and recording! - Billyv
Originally by metal band Savatage. Jon Oliva of Savatage was also a founding member of Trans - Siberian Orchestra. - Metal_Treasure
I used to assume that it was her song when I was young. It wasn't until I started getting into 50s rock and roll that I realized that it was a Buddy Holly song. Same thing with "When Will I Be Loved"; I never realized that it was an Everly Brothers cover. - Gg2000