Did you know many artists actually recorded covers of previously released songs? See who covered (or originally wrote) some of your favorite songs!
Bob Dylan's song "All Along the Watchtower" was covered by this artist.
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They Might Be Giants sang "Istanbul (Not Constantinople)." But who originally performed the song?
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"Istanbul (Not Constantinople)" was originally performed by The Four Lads
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Aretha Franklin sings about Respect. But who originally sang the iconic song?
Eric Clapton made After Midnight a radio hit in the 1970s. But who originally performed the song?
JJ Cale sang the song originally. He recorded it as a demo in 1966.
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Quiet Riot made "Cum On Feel the Noize" a 80s hair metal anthem. But who originally performed it?
Slade originally performed "Cum On Feel the Noize."
Ace of Base found success in "Don't Turn Around" in the 1990s. But who originally sang the song?
Tina Turner had the song "Don't Turn Around" as a B-Side to her single "Typical Male."
Cyndi Lauper sang the young woman's anthem "Girls Just Want To Have Fun." But who originally wrote the song?
Robert Hazard recorded the song in 1979 from a male point of view.
Before Blondie was "Hanging on the Telephone," who originally sang the song?
The Shondells sang "I Think We're Alone Now" before this 1980s pop star
Tiffany sang "I Think We're Alone Now" in shopping malls across America during the 1980s.
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Lou Bega sang about Monica, Rita and other ladies in Mambo No. 5. But who originally provided the melody?
Perez Pardo originally gave us Mambo No. 5.
You could put a dime in the jukebox to hear "I Love Rock and Roll" performed by this band before Joan Jett.
British rock groun The Arrows sang "I Love Rock and Roll" first.
If you've seen the movie "The Coneheads," you can remember Dan Akroyd singing Soft Cell's "Tainted Love." But who sang it first?
Gloria Jones performed the song in 1964, written by Ed Cobb, formerly of The Four Preps.
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