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n.
A recording or performance of a song that was previously recorded or made popular by another. Also called cover song.
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cover version

n
(Pop Music) another name for cover34
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cov′er ver`sion


n.
a recording of a song by a performer or group other than the original performer or composer.
[1965–70]
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Noun1.cover version - a recording of a song that was first recorded or made popular by somebody else; "they made a cover of a Beatles' song"
recording - a storage device on which information (sounds or images) have been recorded
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n (Mus) → Coverversion f
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Take for example the bitter-sweet Beatles ballad, Yesterday, which is the world's most covered song. Yesterday, which was written by Paul McCartney as a paean to his mother when she passed away, would win a Grammy in 1965 for the Song of the Year and also help the Beatles movie soundtrack, Help, win a Grammy for the Record of the Year.
MOST COVERED SONG: "Sometimes When We Touch," is one of the most covered songs in contemporary pop music history, earning for the song the title, "mother of all covers."
It also included the first-ever live performance of 1967 Beatles track Getting Better, which prompted his fiancee Heather Mills to start dancing in the aisle.His 150-minute show climaxed with Yesterday - the most covered song of all time - Sgt Pepper and The End.
The ballad, written in 1965, is the most covered song of all time, with more than 2,000 different versions.
TOP OF THE POPS: Tony has covered song in memory of his dad' FAMILY MAN: Tony with his wife of 37 years Sue' Tony CHARITY: With Peter Kay
The most covered song of all time, Yesterday, was written solely by him after it came to him in adream.
Can you really see Noel Gallagher doing that?You can also measure a songwriter's enduring appeal by the number of people who choose to cover his or her songs and Yesterday is probably the most covered song of all time.
KZ covered songs "Yugyugan na," "Pare Ko" and Adele's "Rolling in the Deep.
His achievements include being part of the most influential pop group of all time, having penned one of the most covered songs, Yesterday, which has been re-done by more than 2,200 artists, and winning a trophy cabinet full of awards.
Fellow member Lauren Jauregui was featured on the Marian Hill song "Back to Me" and Normani Kordei has covered songs by artists like Drake and Tory Lanez.
Her influences run pretty deep, from soul to punk--she's covered songs from the Jaynetts and Ike Turner to the Kinks to Mudhoney--but her new stuff is what I'd peg as firmly traditionally Americana and old-timey.