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a recording of a song that was first recorded or made popular by somebody else

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They are the most covered songs in musical history.
It has also become one of the most covered songs of the last year, with Bruce Springsteen, Pixie Lott, Selena Gomez and Jason Derulo among those who've covered it in styles ranging from acoustic to funk and country.
His set covered songs from Bella - the jaunty The One I Can't Have, Home and Looking For A Girl, mixed in with his well-crafted hits IWish ItWas Over, I Should Get Up and In My Arms.
Let's hope their zany theme tune hasn't changed - The Tra La La Song is now one of the most covered songs in the history of contemporary music.
By manifesto, they "covered" the civil rights movement just as Ricky Nelson covered songs by Little Richard.
Gimbel's English lyrics for Brazilian bossa nova hit "The Girl from Ipanema," which won the Grammy for Record of the Year in 1965, made the jazz standard one of the most covered songs of all time.
Singers covered songs by Gracie Fields, Arthur Askey, Marlene Dietrich and everyone had a good sing-a-long while dancing the jitter-bug and boogie woogie.
We haven't really covered songs. We made stuff that have the same feel or whatever, but it's against the law for us to get paid for a cover I think.
1975 Tammy Wynette - Stand by Your Man TAMMY Wynette and Billy Sherrill's classic song of suffering and fidelity became one of the most covered songs in the history of country music.
The first full cover album was in 1984 "The Great Pretender" in which Dolly covered songs from the late 50's and early 60's.
Sporting a nice little kilt-skirt for the occasion, Laura's set covered songs from her two fine albums.
1 singles from this week, with Jade Wright 1965 Roger Miller - King of the Road Written and originally recorded by country singer Roger Miller, King of the Road went on to be one of the most covered songs of all time.
And the tune is still going strong, with a Performing Rights Society poll of live artists putting it in the top ten of the UK's most covered songs.