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    The Most Famous Songs Made Famous By Another Musician

    Aretha might have asked for (and received) a little "Respect", but she wasn't the first one to do so.

    1. "Proud Mary"

    It was famously sung by Tina (and Ike) Turner:

    But it was originally written by Creedence Clearwater Revival:

    Others might know it as that song Beyoncé performed that one time:

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    2. "This Woman's Work"

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    It's famously covered by Maxwell:

    But it's really a Kate Bush song:

    Maxwell's version became popular because it was featured in a sexy scene during the 2000 movie "Love and Basketball":

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    3. "Hallelujah"

    Jeff Buckley sings a very popular version of it:

    But it's really a song by Leonard Cohen:

    It's a really popular song to cover, as evidenced by Regina Spektor, Rufus Wainwright, etc.

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    4. "I Will Always Love You"

    It was famously sung by Whitney Houston:

    It was originally by Dolly Parton, who sang it in the movie "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas":

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    Houston recorded it for her movie "The Bodyguard" with Kevin Costner:

    5. "Because The Night"

    The song is Patti Smith's biggest hit:

    A lot of people also know it because of 10,000 Maniacs:

    It was actually written by Bruce Springsteen, who didn't release the song until long after Smith's version came out:

    Young people might know it by this insane cover that Cascada did:

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    6. "Nothing Compares 2 U"

    Sinead O'Connor made this song popular:

    Though it was originally written by Prince:

    Kelly Clarkson covered it when she was in Dublin:

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    7. "Bette Davis Eyes"

    Kim Carnes made this song a hit:

    It was originally written by Jackie DeShannon and Donna Weiss:

    Taylor Swift has a nice cover of it as well:

    8. "I Think We're Alone Now"

    It's famous as sung by Tiffany:

    It first charted because of Tommy James & the Shondells:

    It was written by their record producer Ritchie Cordell.

    It has since been covered by Girls Aloud:

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    9. "I Want Candy"

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    Bow Wow Wow made this song a hit:

    Most people these days know it because of Aaron Carter:

    But it was originally written by The Strangeloves:

    10. "Louie Louie"

    The most famous version of this song was recorded by The Kingsmen:

    It was actually first written and performed by Richard Berry:

    And has been covered by everyone ever.

    11. "Black Magic Woman"

    It's famous as sung by Santana:

    It's really a song by Fleetwood Mac:

    12. "RESPECT"

    Everyone knows the version by Aretha Franklin:

    But it's really an Otis Redding song:

    13. "Tainted Love"

    Soft Cell made this THE song of the '80s:

    Though it was first performed by Gloria Jones:

    And has been covered by Marilyn Manson, and sampled by Rihanna in her song "SOS":

    Marilyn especially took it in a different direction: