Popular Songs You May Not Know Are Covers

We’ve all been there. The moment when you realize one of your favorite songs, one you’ve been singing along to for years, is actually…a cover. I remember when I got my first Sam Cooke c.d., put it in the c.d. player, and out came one of my favorite Cat Stevens’ songs. For about fifteen years I was oblivious to the fact that Stevens was covering Cooke’s “Another Saturday Night”.

Covers. Some people hate them and some people love them. Here are some famous songs that you may not have known are covers.

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And here are the originals you might just want to give a listen.

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Want to explore more? Browse through the Chester County Library System Catalog and find your next listen.

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