25 Popular Songs You May Not Realize Are Cover Songs
Everyone knows that fashion repeats itself, but sometimes music does, too.Sometimes an unknown song will become a huge hit when covered by a different artist. Sometimes an already popular song will become a hit for a second time. Here are some songs you’ve probably heard before but might not have realized were cover songs.
20. Big Yellow Taxi
http://www.theblazonedpress.it/website/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/counting-crows-4dcfdca4eaee6.jpg The Counting Crows and Vanessa Cartlon paved paradise and made this song a hit in 2002, but first credit goes to Joni Mitchell in 1970.
http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-oFOKsiKJ2fA/UNC8CBdqc3I/AAAAAAAADxM/14OeZNrFJFg/s1600/johnny-cash-1.jpg When people think of this song, many now mainly think of Johnny Cash’s 2002 cover, but it was originally released by Nine Inch Nails in 1992.
10. It’s My Life
http://i591.photobucket.com/albums/ss355/rcubed_photo/00-03-14.jpg No Doubt didn’t want to write a new song for their greatest hits album, so they coveredthis 80s hitby Talk Talk.
5. Make You Feel My Love
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/e4/Adele_-_Live_2009_(4).jpg While most recently Adele has brought this song back into the scene, Billy Joel was the first to record and release it commercially. But once again, the song credit goes to Bob Dylan. Dylan later released his own version after Billy Joel’s.
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