Songs You Didn't Know Were Covers

Some songs of our childhoods are so welded into our brains with the artists we know that it's hard to imagine the songs were ever someone different singing. Songs that include Cyndi Lauper, Elvis Presley, Billy Ray Cyrus, Johnny Cash and more. 

Check out the list below of songs that you may not have realized were covers.

Girls Just Want To Have Fun - Cyndi Lauper

Robert Hazard recorded the song’s first demo.


Ring of Fire - Johnny Cash

Before the song’s 1963 release, Cash’s sister-in-law Anita Carter recorded it first.


Achy Breaky Heart - Billy Ray Cyrus

Country music trio The Marcy Brothers released the track titled as “Don’t Tell My Heart.


Hound Dog - Elvis Presley

The song was originally Big Mama Thornton's in 1952. 


Twist & Shout - The Beatles

The song was originally cut by a group called the Top Notes.


Uncle Kracker - Drift Away

The song was originally cut by John Henry Kurtz.


The First Cut Is The Deepest - Sheryl Crow

This track was not only first written by Cat Stevens, but also first recorded by soul singer P. P. Arnold.

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