Best Cover Songs of All Time

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45. “Proud Mary” by Ike & Tina Turner (1971)
> Original artist: Creedence Clearwater Revival (1969)
> Writer(s): John Fogerty
> SecondHandSongs rating: 4.12 out of 5 stars
> Billboard Hot 100 peak: No. 4 for 1 week (13 weeks total)

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44. “I Swear” by All-4-One (1994)
> Original artist: John Michael Montgomery (1993)
> Writer(s): Gary Baker and Frank J. Myers
> SecondHandSongs rating: 3.46 out of 5 stars
> Billboard Hot 100 peak: No. 1 for 11 weeks (30 weeks total)

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43. “I Heard it Through the Grapevine” by Marvin Gaye (1968)
> Original artist: Gladys Knight & the Pips (1967)
> Writer(s): Norman Whitfield and Barrett Strong
> SecondHandSongs rating: 3.97 out of 5 stars
> Billboard Hot 100 peak: No. 1 for 7 weeks (15 weeks total)

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42. “Wild Thing” by The Troggs (1966)
> Original artist: The Wild Ones (1965)
> Writer(s): Chip Taylor
> SecondHandSongs rating: 4.17 out of 5 stars
> Billboard Hot 100 peak: No. 1 for 2 weeks (11 weeks total)

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41. “Mony Mony” by Billy Idol (1981)
> Original artist: Tommy James and the Shondells (1968)
> Writer(s): Bobby Bloom, Ritchie Cordell, Bo Gentry, and Tommy James
> SecondHandSongs rating: 3.96 out of 5 stars
> Billboard Hot 100 peak: No. 1 for 1 week (22 weeks total)