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Who Covered Who?

Did you know many artists actually recorded covers of previously released songs? See who covered (or originally wrote) some of your favorite songs!

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    Did you know many artists actually recorded covers of previously released songs? See who covered (or originally wrote) some of your favorite songs!
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    Bob Dylan's song "All Along the Watchtower" was covered by this artist.

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    Jimi Hendrix

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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?

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    Otis Redding

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    Eric Clapton made After Midnight a radio hit in the 1970s. But who originally performed the song?

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    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?

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    Slade originally performed "Cum On Feel the Noize."

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    Ace of Base found success in "Don't Turn Around" in the 1990s. But who originally sang the song?

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    Tina Turner had the song "Don't Turn Around" as a B-Side to her single "Typical Male."

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    Cyndi Lauper sang the young woman's anthem "Girls Just Want To Have Fun." But who originally wrote the song?

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    Robert Hazard recorded the song in 1979 from a male point of view.

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    Before Blondie was "Hanging on the Telephone," who originally sang the song?

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    The Nerve

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    The Shondells sang "I Think We're Alone Now" before this 1980s pop star

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    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?

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    Perez Pardo originally gave us Mambo No. 5.

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    You could put a dime in the jukebox to hear "I Love Rock and Roll" performed by this band before Joan Jett.

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    British rock groun The Arrows sang "I Love Rock and Roll" first.

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    If you've seen the movie "The Coneheads," you can remember Dan Akroyd singing Soft Cell's "Tainted Love." But who sang it first?

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    Gloria Jones performed the song in 1964, written by Ed Cobb, formerly of The Four Preps.

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