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24th Sep '17 9:32:28 AM BradOlson
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* Amy Grant joined Ali Lohan to cover Santa's Reindeer Ride.
* Music/DollyParton joined Kesha to cover "Old Flames Can't Hold a Candle To You" on her Rainbow album.

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* ** Amy Grant joined Ali Lohan to cover Santa's Reindeer Ride.
* ** Music/DollyParton joined Kesha to cover "Old Flames Can't Hold a Candle To You" on her Rainbow album.
24th Sep '17 9:31:59 AM BradOlson
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* Music/DollyParton joined Music/Kesha to cover "Old Flames Can't Hold a Candle To You" on her Rainbow album.

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* Amy Grant joined Ali Lohan to cover Santa's Reindeer Ride.
* Music/DollyParton joined Music/Kesha Kesha to cover "Old Flames Can't Hold a Candle To You" on her Rainbow album.
24th Sep '17 9:31:01 AM BradOlson
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* Music/DollyParton joined Kesha to cover "Old Flames Can't Hold a Candle To You" on Kesha's Rainbow album.

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* Music/DollyParton joined Kesha Music/Kesha to cover "Old Flames Can't Hold a Candle To You" on Kesha's her Rainbow album.
24th Sep '17 9:29:44 AM BradOlson
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* Music/DollyParton joined Kesha to cover "Old Flames Can't Hold a Candle To You" on Kesha's Rainbow album.
24th Sep '17 9:26:57 AM BradOlson
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* "Lips Of An Angel". The radio success of Hinder's version spawned several covers. They weren't as good.

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* "Lips Of An Angel". The radio success of Hinder's version spawned several covers. They weren't as good.covers with the most notable cover being that by country singer Jack Ingram.
24th Sep '17 9:21:39 AM BradOlson
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** There have been ''lots'' of covers of Beatles songs. Among the artists that have done a successful cover include Music/JimiHendrix with "Day Tripper", Music/EltonJohn with "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds", Music/JoeCocker with "With a Little Help from My Friends" and Music/{{Yes}} with "Every Little Thing". Roger Greenawalt with various singers has covered [[http://beatlescompleteonukulele.com/ about half the songs]] on [[RuleOfCool ukulele]]. Rosanne Cash covered a Lennon-McCartney ditty called "I Don't Want To Spoil the Party", and took it to No. 1 in 1989, the only cover of a Beatles song to ever top the ''Billboard'' country chart; additionally, country crooner Anne Murray's cover of "You Won't See Me" (another Lennon-McCartney creation) was a top 10 pop hit in the spring of 1974, and was part of a double-sided "A" hit, whose flip was itself a cover (not the Beatles but an old Music/George Jones song) ... "[[TheCoverChangesTheGender He Thinks I Still Care]]."

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** There have been ''lots'' of covers of Beatles songs. Among the artists that have done a successful cover include Music/JimiHendrix with "Day Tripper", Music/EltonJohn with "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds", Music/JoeCocker with "With a Little Help from My Friends" and Music/{{Yes}} with "Every Little Thing". Roger Greenawalt with various singers has covered [[http://beatlescompleteonukulele.com/ about half the songs]] on [[RuleOfCool ukulele]]. Rosanne Cash covered a Lennon-McCartney ditty called "I Don't Want To Spoil the Party", and took it to No. 1 in 1989, the only cover of a Beatles song to ever top the ''Billboard'' country chart; additionally, country crooner Anne Murray's cover of "You Won't See Me" (another Lennon-McCartney creation) was a top 10 pop hit in the spring of 1974, and was part of a double-sided "A" hit, whose flip was itself a cover (not the Beatles but an old Music/George George Jones song) ... "[[TheCoverChangesTheGender He Thinks I Still Care]]."
17th Sep '17 9:40:30 PM PaulA
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* Music/TomLehrer recorded his song "The Irish Ballad" in his usual fashion, playing a piano as accompaniment. The group Darby O'Gill later covered the song, turning it into a real Irish ballad. (Well, they perform in America, but they play Irish-type music and instruments.)

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* Music/TomLehrer recorded his song "The Irish Ballad" on the album ''Music/SongsByTomLehrer'' in his usual fashion, playing a piano as accompaniment. The group Darby O'Gill later covered the song, turning it into a real Irish ballad. (Well, they perform in America, but they play Irish-type music and instruments.)
12th Jul '17 12:37:28 AM bt8257
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* Finnish [[NeoclassicalPunkZydecoRockabilly Neo-Classical Black/MeloDeath/Thrash Metal]] band Music/ChildrenOfBodom has covered Music/BritneySpears' Oops I Did It Again and Music/CreedenceClearwaterRevival's Lookin' Out My Backdoor. Yes, there's a whole album of them, but those two stand out the most.

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* Finnish [[NeoclassicalPunkZydecoRockabilly Neo-Classical Black/MeloDeath/Thrash Metal]] band Music/ChildrenOfBodom has covered Music/BritneySpears' Oops I Did It Again and Music/CreedenceClearwaterRevival's Lookin' Out My Backdoor.Back Door. Yes, there's a whole album of them, but those two stand out the most.



* "Yesterday" was originally recorded by Music/TheBeatles. It has been covered many times since (rumor has it 3000 times) by such luminaries as Music/RayCharles, Matt Munro, Music/MichaelBolton, Music/PaulMcCartney (as a solo artist), and even Music/ElvisPresley. Guinness lists it as the most-covered song of all time.
** There have been ''lots'' of covers of Beatles songs. Among the artists that have done a successful cover include Music/JimiHendrix with "Day Tripper," Music/EltonJohn with "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds," Music/JoeCocker with "With a Little Help from My Friends" and Music/{{Yes}} with "Every Little Thing". Roger Greenawalt with various singers has covered [[http://beatlescompleteonukulele.com/ about half the songs]] on [[RuleOfCool ukulele]]. Rosanne Cash covered a Lennon-McCartney ditty called "I Don't Want To Spoil the Party," and took it to No. 1 in 1989, the only cover of a Beatles song to ever top the ''Billboard'' country chart; additionally, country crooner Anne Murray's cover of "You Won't See Me" (another Lennon-McCartney creation) was a top 10 pop hit in the spring of 1974, and was part of a double-sided "A" hit, whose flip was itself a cover (not the Beatles but an old Music/George Jones song) ... "[[TheCoverChangesTheGender He Thinks I Still Care]]."

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* "Yesterday" was originally recorded by Music/TheBeatles. It has been covered many times since (rumor has it 3000 3,000 times) by such luminaries as Music/RayCharles, Matt Munro, Music/MichaelBolton, Music/PaulMcCartney (as a solo artist), and even Music/ElvisPresley. Guinness lists it as the most-covered song of all time.
** There have been ''lots'' of covers of Beatles songs. Among the artists that have done a successful cover include Music/JimiHendrix with "Day Tripper," Tripper", Music/EltonJohn with "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds," Diamonds", Music/JoeCocker with "With a Little Help from My Friends" and Music/{{Yes}} with "Every Little Thing". Roger Greenawalt with various singers has covered [[http://beatlescompleteonukulele.com/ about half the songs]] on [[RuleOfCool ukulele]]. Rosanne Cash covered a Lennon-McCartney ditty called "I Don't Want To Spoil the Party," Party", and took it to No. 1 in 1989, the only cover of a Beatles song to ever top the ''Billboard'' country chart; additionally, country crooner Anne Murray's cover of "You Won't See Me" (another Lennon-McCartney creation) was a top 10 pop hit in the spring of 1974, and was part of a double-sided "A" hit, whose flip was itself a cover (not the Beatles but an old Music/George Jones song) ... "[[TheCoverChangesTheGender He Thinks I Still Care]]."



* Living For The City by Music/StevieWonder was covered by quite a lot of artists. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ddsgUFT4hm0 This may be one of the best attempts:]]
* [[Music/TheBlackCrowes The Black Crowes]] have done many blues and rock standards in their live shows. When they toured with Jimmy Page, he pretty much turned them in a [[Music/LedZeppelin Led Zeppelin]] tribute band. This resulted in the very popular album, "Live at the Greek."
* "Take It Easy" was originally by Music/JacksonBrowne, but The Music/{{Eagles}} made it famous.

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* Living For The City "Living for the City" by Music/StevieWonder was covered by quite a lot of artists. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ddsgUFT4hm0 This may be one of the best attempts:]]
attempts.]]
* [[Music/TheBlackCrowes The Black Crowes]] Music/TheBlackCrowes have done many blues and rock standards in their live shows. When they toured with Jimmy Page, he pretty much turned them in a [[Music/LedZeppelin Led Zeppelin]] Music/LedZeppelin tribute band. This resulted in the very popular album, album "Live at the Greek."
Greek".
* "Take It Easy" was originally by Music/JacksonBrowne, but The Music/{{Eagles}} made it famous.



* Music/PigDestroyer's cover of Exhumed To Consume by Music/{{Carcass}} may have completely muffed the vocal patterns and lyrics, but you'd be lying if J.R.'s voice didn't scare you in the chorus.

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* Music/PigDestroyer's cover of Exhumed To to Consume by Music/{{Carcass}} may have completely muffed the vocal patterns and lyrics, but you'd be lying if J.R.'s voice didn't scare you in the chorus.
27th Jun '17 5:15:16 PM nombretomado
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* Music/LeonardCohen's "Hallelujah" has been covered so many times, TheOtherWiki has two hefty paragraphs dedicated to listing instances.

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* Music/LeonardCohen's "Hallelujah" has been covered so many times, TheOtherWiki Wiki/TheOtherWiki has two hefty paragraphs dedicated to listing instances.
9th May '17 3:47:18 AM Spindriver
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* Music/MarilynManson's first real mainstream hit was a cover of the Music/{{Eurythmics}}' "Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)".
** See also: Music/MarilynManson's covers of "Personal Jesus" and "Tainted Love".
** People tend to forget that the most popular version of "Tainted Love", by Soft Cell, is ''itself'' a cover, of a 1960s song by Gloria Jones. In fact, Soft Cell recorded their version of the song back-to-back with ''another'' 1960s cover -- "Where Did Our Love Go?", originally recorded by the Supremes.

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* Music/MarilynManson's first real mainstream hit was a cover of the Music/{{Eurythmics}}' "Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)".
**
This)". See also: Music/MarilynManson's his covers of "Personal Jesus" and "Tainted Love".
** People tend to forget that
Love" (and see below for the most popular version of "Tainted Love", by Soft Cell, is ''itself'' a cover, of a 1960s song by Gloria Jones. In fact, Soft Cell recorded their version of more on the song back-to-back with ''another'' 1960s cover -- "Where Did Our Love Go?", originally recorded by the Supremes.latter).


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* "Tainted Love" is a song with a history. People tend to forget that it was originally a 1960s {{soul}} song by Gloria Jones, because the most popular version was by Music/SoftCell. (In fact, Soft Cell recorded their version of the song back-to-back with ''another'' 1960s cover -- "Where Did Our Love Go?", originally recorded by the Supremes.) It has also been given a hard rock treatment by Music/MarilynManson and a {{rockabilly}} treatment by Music/ImeldaMay, among other covers -- some of which seem to be covers of the Soft Cell version rather than the original.
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