Music Quiz / Hit Original, Hit Cover

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Can you name the songs that were top 40 Billboard hits when given the artists, their peak positions, and the year of their releases?

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For some songs on this list, the 'original' may simply be the first cover to become a hit.
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First ArtistSongSecond Artist
Simon & Garfunkel (1966 - #13)The Bangles (1987 - #2)
Otis Redding (1965 - #35)Aretha Franklin (1967 - #1)
Martha and the Vandellas (1964 - #2)Van Halen (1982 - #38), David Bowie and Mick Jagger (1985 - #7)
Tommy James & the Shondells (1967 - #4)Tiffany (1987 - #1)
Elvis Presley (1972 - #20)Willie Nelson (1982 - #5), Pet Shop Boys (1987 - #4)
Little Eva (1962 - #1)Grand Funk Railroad (1974 - #1), Kylie Minogue (1987 - #3)
Roberta Flack (1973 - #1)The Fugees (1996 - #2)
Tommy James & the Shondells (1968 - #3)Billy Idol (1987 - #1)
Shocking Blue (1969 - #1)Bananarama (1985 - #1)
Bill Withers (1972 - #1)Club Nouveau (1987 - #1)
Wings (1973 - #2)Guns N' Roses (1991 - #33)
The Kinks (1964 - #7)Van Halen (1978 - #36)
Aerosmith (1976 - #10)Run-DMC (1986 - #4)
First ArtistSongSecond Artist
Creedence Clearwater Revival (1969 - #2)Ike and Tina Turner (1971 - #4)
Elvis Presley (1962 - #2)UB40 (1993 - #1)
The Beatles (1969 - #1 as a b-side)Aerosmith (1978 - #23)
The Beatles (1966 (non-single)/1976 - #7)Earth, Wind, & Fire (1978 - #9)
Richie Valens (1958 - #22)Los Lobos (1987 - #1)
Talk Talk (1984 - #31)No Doubt (2003 - #10)
J. Frank Wilson and the Cavaliers (1964 - #2)Pearl Jam (1999 - #2)
The Isley Brothers (1962 - #17)The Beatles (1964 - #2)
The Doors (1967 - #1)Jose Feliciano (1968 - #3)
Roy Orbison (1964 - #1)Van Halen (1982 - #12)
Michael Jackson (1988 - #7)Alien ANT Farm (2001 - #23)
Patti Smith Group (1978 - #13)10,000 Maniacs (1993 - #11)

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