Top 50 Cover Songs

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Can you name the fifty greatest cover songs of all time, according to the Observer?

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Original Artist / Cover ArtistSongRank
The Beatles (1968) / Siouxsie & the Banshees (1983)1
Rodgers & Hammerstein (1959) / John Coltrane (1960)2
The Velvet Underground (1971) / Cowboy Junkies (1988)3
The Monkees (1966) / Robert Wyatt (1974)4
Big Mama Thornton (1952) / Elvis Presley (1956)5
Bob Dylan (1963) / Bryan Ferry (1973)6
Marvin Gaye (1968) / The Slits (1979)7
Britney Spears (2000) / Richard Thompson (2003)8
The Rolling Stones (1965) / Devo (1978)9
Bee-Gees (1967) / Al Green (1972)10
The Beatles (1967) / Oasis (1994)11
Bob Dylan (1967) / Jimi Hendrix Experience (1968)12
Dandy Livingstone (1967) / The Specials (1979)13
Gloria Jones (1966) / Soft Cell (1981)14
Elvis Presley (1972) / Pet Shop Boys (1987)15
Leonard Cohen (1984) / Jeff Buckley (1994)16
Bob Dylan (1965) / The Byrds (1965)17
Pink Floyd (1980) / Scissor Sisters (2004)18
Nine Inch Nails (1994) / Johnny Cash (2002)19
Neil Young (1970) / Saint Etienne (1990)20
Public Enemy (1988) / Tricky (1995)21
Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell (1968) / Method Man ft. Mary J. Blige (1995)22
Junior Murvin (1976) / The Clash (1977)23
Smokey Robinson & the Miracles (1970) / The Beat (1979)24
Joy Division (1980) / Susanna & the Magical Orchestra (2006)25
Original Artist / Cover ArtistSongRank
Bob Dylan (1964) / Youssou D'Nour (1994)26
Dolly Parton (1974) Whitney Houston (1993)27
Them (1964) / Patti Smith (1975)28
Tim Buckley (1970) / This Mortal Coil (1983)29
John Kongos (1971) / Happy Mondays (1990)30
Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes (1975) / The Communards (1985)31
The Clash (1982) / Rachid Taha (2004)32
Grace (1995) / Klaxons (2007)33
The Doors (1967) / Jackie Wilson (1969)34
Neil Young (1977) / Pixies (1989)35
Eddie Cochran (1958) / The Who (1970)36
Dusty Springfield (1954) / The White Stripes (2003)37
Barrett Strong (1959) / The Flying Lizards (1979)38
The Rolling Stones (1971) / The Flying Burrito Brothers (1970)39
Otis Redding (1965) / Aretha Franklin (1967)40
Frank Sinatra (1969) / Sid Vicious (1978)41
Jerry Jeff Walker (1968) / Nina Simone (1971)42
Stephen Stills (1970) / The Isley Brothers (1971)43
Bread (1972) / Ken Boothe (1974)44
Tim Hardin (1966) / Rod Stewart (1971)45
Lamont Dozier (1977) / Richie Havens (1980)46
Al Green (1974) / Talking Heads (1978)47
Elton John (1972) / Kate Bush (1991)48
Radiohead (1995) / Mark Ronson ft. Alex Greenwald (2006)49
The Family (1985) / Sinead O'Connor (1990)50

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