What songs should I cover?

What songs should I cover?

Top 100 most popular cover songs from 2500+ set lists

  • 60 of the most popular Pop/Rock songs. A Thousand Years by Christina Perri. Ain’t No Sunshine by Bill Withers. Ain’t Nobody by Chaka Khan.
  • 40 of the most popular Jazz, Big Band & Classical songs. A Foggy Day (In London Town) Ain’t Misbehavin’ Ain’t That A Kick In The Head.

What is the most commonly covered song?

According to Guinness World Records, “Yesterday” has the most cover versions of any song ever written. The song remains popular today with more than 1,600 recorded cover versions.

Do you need permission to do a cover of a song?

You Don’t Need Permission to Cover a Song A common misconception in the music industry is that you need to receive permission from the original composer in order to record a cover version of their song. However, US copyright law makes it much easier than that for artists wishing to cover a piece of music.

Are covers allowed on YouTube?

The mechanical license covers reproduction and distribution, but not public performance and display. Therefore, you need a synch license as well as a mechanical license to legally publish a cover song on YouTube (unless the song has fallen into public domain).

What are some really good cover songs?

Bridge Over Troubled Water -Aretha Franklin (originally recorded by Simon and Garfunkel)

  • April Fools – Aretha Franklin (Dionne Warwick)
  • I’m In Love With the German Film Star – the Foo Fighters (The Passions)
  • Nothing Compares 2 U – Sinead O’Connor (Prince)
  • Tennessee Flat-Top Box – Rosanne Cash (Johnny Cash)
  • Viva Las Vegas – Shawn Colvin (Elvis Presley)
  • What are some good cover songs to sing?

    “Royals” starts with a very low part, which might be hard for some singers, but the rest of the song is in a very sing-able register. Part of what makes the song so fun and easy to sing is the melody. It has a sing-song type melody that makes it feel natural to sing. The harmonies are also simple and fun if you have some friends to sing with.

    Which songs are the hardest to cover?

    Sultans of Swing (Dire Straits – 1978)

  • Shine On You,Crazy Diamond (Pink Floyd – 1975)
  • Master Of Puppets (Metallica – 1985)
  • Little Wing (The Jimi Hendrix Experience – 1967)
  • Stairway To Heaven (Led Zeppelin – 1971)
  • La Villa Strangiato (Rush – 1978)
  • Bohemian Rhapsody (Queen – 1975)
  • Voodoo Child (The Jimi Hendrix Experience – 1968)
  • What is the Best Cover Song of all time?

    ‘Hallelujah’ may be the most covered cover of all time. A song that’s been continuously reimagined and reperformed, it embodies the often tangled relationship between very different and differently beloved iterations of art, in this case even inspiring an entire book (Alan Light’s great The Holy or the Broken ).