QUIZ: Who sang it first - can you pick out the original artists of these classic songs?

17 September 2019, 11:06

What came first? Quiz
Picture: Columbia/Chrysalis/Motown

By Tom Eames

Just because you wrote a brilliant song, it sadly doesn't mean you'll record the most famous version.

There have been many classic songs over the years which were actually cover versions of lesser-known tracks that for some reason or another didn't become a hit.

9 classic songs you had no idea were covers

But how many of these such instances do you know? We've put together a list of famous songs to see how many you can pick out the original artist. Good luck!