Let it Be Known! These Hit Songs are Actually Cover Versions

While some might say, “Hey, that’s just the industry,” I say, “Hey, let’s give credit where credit is due.” There are songs that artists create and bring into this world, but for some reason or another, they just don’t make much of an impact.

Bob Dylan and Joan Baez during the Civil Rights March in Washington, DC, in 1963.

Source: Wikimedia Commons

And then an artist or band comes along, takes that song, and makes it into an unforgettable hit. The cover song then becomes way better than its original. And that’s fine! Like Whitney Houston’s “I will always love you.” Who knew that was a cover?

So, anyway, my point is that the original artists deserve a nod, right?