5 iconic songs that are actually covers. – Muzenly Stories

5 iconic songs that are actually covers.


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#MusicFact : You like a particular version of the song, not because it’s the original, or a remix, but because you heard that version first. We bring to you 5 iconic songs that we love, regardless of who sang them first, or which version we heard first. 1. I will always love you – many of us know this as Whitney Houston’s song, but it’s actually a cover of Dolly Parton’s song. The original –

The cover –

2. When a blind man cries – Metallica has a soul wrenching version of this cover of Deep Purple’s song. The original –

The cover –

3. Hallelujah – there have been many covers of this Leonard Cohen original, our favourite is Kate Voegele’s version of it. The original –

The cover –

4. (Ghost) Riders in the sky – is NOT as Johnny Cash original, it was sung by the songwriter Stan Jones who recorded it as early as late 1948. The original –

The cover –

5. All Along the Watchtower – is NOT a Jimi Hendrix original, it is a Bob Dylan cover. The original –

The cover –

These were just five of the many iconic songs that were made famous (once more) by the artists who covered them. Stay tuned for more! Hope you enjoy the songs, regardless of which version you hear first!

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