Top 10 Most Covered Songs Of All Time

The Look Of Love by Dusty Springfield:

This song was written by Burt Bacharach and was originally sung by Dusty Springfield for the first Casino Royale soundtrack in 1967. Nina Simone, Marvin Gaye and The Zombies are some  famous names that have since covered the song.

The Look Of Love by Dusty Springfield
The Look Of Love by Dusty Springfield
The Look Of Love by Dusty Springfield
The Look Of Love by Dusty Springfield

Blackbird by The Beatles:

Beatles songs have a charm in them which evidently draw people’s attention. This pretty song has been covered by Dave Grohl at the Oscars, plus Eddie Vedder and Bobby McFerrin sang it too.

Blackbird by The Beatles
Blackbird by The Beatles
Blackbird by The Beatles
Blackbird by The Beatles

Summertime by Abbie Mitchell:

Abbie Mitchell originally sang the song for the opera Porgy and Bess in 1935, but Janis Joplin’s version is probably the most well-known version of the song.

Summertime by Abbie Mitchell
Summertime by Abbie Mitchell
Summertime by Abbie Mitchell
Summertime by Abbie Mitchell

And I Love Her by The Beatles:

From ‘A Hard Day’s Night’ album, this is one of the Beatles' earlier works. Since then it has been reworked by Bob Marley, Barry Manilow and a bunch of others.

And I Love Her by The Beatles
And I Love Her by The Beatles
And I Love Her by The Beatles
And I Love Her by The Beatles

Over The Rainbow by Judy Garland:

Originally sang in The Wizard of Oz, Dorothy probably didn’t guess how popular the song would be. The Hawaiian version by Israel Kamakawiwo’ole, which is mixed with ‘What a Wonderful World’, is by far the most played one in recent years.

Over The Rainbow by Judy Garland
Over The Rainbow by Judy Garland
Over The Rainbow by Judy Garland
Over The Rainbow by Judy Garland

Imagine by John Lennon:

There is an endless list of singers who have sung this one. Joan Baez, Queen, Ray Charles, Elton John have all given their personal touch to Lennon's famous track.

Imagine by John Lennon
Imagine by John Lennon
Imagine by John Lennon
Imagine by John Lennon

Cry Me A River by Julie London:

This jazzy and bluesy song was initially written for Ella Fitzgerald but Julie London gave a life to it in 1955.

Cry Me A River by Julie London
Cry Me A River by Julie London
Cry Me A River by Julie London
Cry Me A River by Julie London

Eleanor Rigby by The Beatles:

It’s a surprising choice, looking at The Beatles’ other hits, but it’s been covered over 100 times by artists like Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin and most surprisingly The Swedish metal band Pain.

Eleanor Rigby by The Beatles
Eleanor Rigby by The Beatles
Eleanor Rigby by The Beatles
Eleanor Rigby by The Beatles

Satisfaction by Rolling Stones:

Not many artists have been able to match Jagger’s voice and Richards ’rock’n roll, but many have covered this song. Britney Spears, Vanilla Ice and Jimi Hendrix are in the list.

Satisfaction by Rolling Stones
Satisfaction by Rolling Stones
Satisfaction by Rolling Stones
Satisfaction by Rolling Stones

Yesterday by The Beatles:

According to the Guinness Book of World Records, this song was covered seven million times in the 20th century. Joan Baez, Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, Liberace, En Vogue, Boyz II Men, and Daffy Duck are just some of the artists who, for better or worse, covered this song.

Yesterday by The Beatles
Yesterday by The Beatles
Yesterday by The Beatles
Yesterday by The Beatles

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