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

16 August 2022, 13:10 | Updated: 18 August 2022, 11:43

What came first? Quiz
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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.

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!