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Most covered songs

Title Written by Originally by Covers Adaptations
1 Eleanor Rigby John Lennon, Paul McCartney The Beatles 660 10
2 Here, There and Everywhere John Lennon, Paul McCartney The Beatles 510 11
3 The Look of Love Burt Bacharach, Hal David Stan Getz 497 8
4 Alfie Burt Bacharach, Hal David Cilla Black 344 6
5 Beddy Bye Bert Kaempfert Bert Kaempfert 329 19
6 By the Time I Get to Phoenix Jimmy Webb Johnny Rivers 328 12
7 Paint It, Black Mick Jagger, Keith Richards The Rolling Stones 247 17
8 Everybody's Talkin' Fred Neil Fred Neil 238 14
9 Un homme et une femme Francis Lai, Pierre Barouh Nicole Croisille & Pierre Barouh 237 13
10 A Time for Love Johnny Mandel, Paul Francis Webster Janet Leigh [dubbed by Jackie Ward] 230 0
11 God Only Knows Brian Wilson, Tony Asher The Beach Boys 230 7
12 When a Man Loves a Woman Calvin Lewis, Andrew Wright Percy Sledge 208 14
13 I Heard It Through the Grapevine Norman Whitfield, Barrett Strong Smokey Robinson & The Miracles 204 6
14 When I'm Sixty-Four John Lennon, Paul McCartney The Beatles 201 13
15 Yellow Submarine John Lennon, Paul McCartney The Beatles 196 14
16 Leaving on a Jet Plane John Denver John Denver 179 8
17 Footprints Wayne Shorter Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Reginald Workman, Joe Chambers 175 7
18 Scarborough Fair / Canticle Art Garfunkel, Paul Simon Simon and Garfunkel 173 12
19 I'm a Believer Neil Diamond The Monkees 170 19
20 Mercy, Mercy, Mercy Joe Zawinul "Cannonball" Adderley 164 6
21 Got to Get You into My Life John Lennon, Paul McCartney The Beatles 162 6
22 If I Were a Carpenter Tim Hardin Tim Hardin 161 13
23 Knock on Wood Eddie Floyd, Steve Cropper Eddie Floyd 159 6
24 Strangers in the Night Charles Singleton [US], Eddie Snyder Frank Sinatra 159 18
25 Reach Out I'll Be There Lamont Dozier, Brian Holland, Eddie Holland Four Tops 150 12
26 Dolphin Dance Herbie Hancock Herbie Hancock 149 2
27 For No One John Lennon, Paul McCartney The Beatles 148 2
28 Hold On! I'm a Comin' Isaac Hayes, David Porter Sam & Dave 147 6
29 Suzanne Leonard Cohen Judy Collins 146 19
30 The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin' Groovy) Paul Simon Simon and Garfunkel 142 5
31 Cabaret Fred Ebb, John Kander Jill Haworth 140 3
32 Canto de Ossanha Baden Powell, Vinicius de Moraes Baden Powell e Vinicius de Moraes 136 3
33 You Keep Me Hangin' On Lamont Dozier, Brian Holland, Eddie Holland The Supremes 133 10
34 You Don't Have to Say You Love Me Vicki Wickham, Simon Napier-Bell Dusty Springfield 127 0
35 Turn Out the Stars Bill Evans Bill Evans, Jim Hall 127 1
36 Just Like a Woman Bob Dylan Bob Dylan 127 16
37 If You Go Away Rod McKuen Rod McKuen 126 0
38 Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down) Sonny Bono Cher 118 9
39 Born Free John Barry, Don Black Matt Monro 118 1
40 You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch Albert Hague, Dr. Seuss Thurl Ravenscroft 118 1
41 For What It's Worth Stephen Stills The Buffalo Springfield 116 4
42 Good Vibrations Brian Wilson, Mike Love The Beach Boys 115 5
43 Gimme Some Loving Steve Winwood, Muff Winwood, Spencer Davis The Spencer Davis Group 113 11
44 Ruby, Don't Take Your Love to Town Mel Tillis Waylon Jennings 113 17
45 Ruby Tuesday Mick Jagger, Keith Richards The Rolling Stones 112 6
46 Winchester Cathedral Geoff Stephens The New Vaudeville Band 111 12
47 Tomorrow Never Knows John Lennon, Paul McCartney The Beatles 109 1
48 Scène de bal Serge Gainsbourg Michel Colombier 109 20
49 Black Is Black Michelle Grainger, Tony Hayes, Steve Wadey Los Bravos 108 11
50 Reason to Believe Tim Hardin Tim Hardin 108 7
51 I Think It's Going to Rain Today Randy Newman Julius LaRosa 106 6
52 You Can't Hurry Love Lamont Dozier, Brian Holland, Eddie Holland The Supremes 106 7
53 Music to Watch Girls By Sid Ramin Al (He's the King) Hirt 104 5
54 Monday, Monday John Phillips The Mama's and The Papa's 103 7
55 There's a Kind of Hush Les Reed, Geoff Stephens The New Vaudeville Band 103 14
56 River Deep - Mountain High Ellie Greenwich, Phil Spector, Jeff Barry Ike and Tina Turner 102 6
57 Get Ready Smokey Robinson The Temptations [US1] 99 0
58 Daydream John Sebastian The Lovin' Spoonful 97 11
59 We Need a Little Christmas Jerry Herman Angela Lansbury, Frankie Michaels, Jane Connell and Sab Shimono 96 0
60 Spooky Harry Middlebrooks, Mike Sharpe Mike Sharpe 95 3
61 Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo Ennio Morricone Ennio Morricone 92 0
62 A Banda Chico Buarque Chico Buarque de Hollanda 92 12
63 Paperback Writer John Lennon, Paul McCartney The Beatles 91 4
64 Summer in the City John Sebastian, Mark Sebastian, Steve Boone The Lovin' Spoonful 91 5
65 Maiden Voyage Herbie Hancock Herbie Hancock 86 1
66 Almost Persuaded Billy Sherrill, Glenn Sutton David Houston [US1] 85 5
67 Georgy Girl Tom Springfield, Jim Dale The Seekers 85 8
68 Mame Jerry Herman Charles Braswell 84 2
69 Taxman George Harrison The Beatles 82 4
70 Good Day Sunshine John Lennon, Paul McCartney The Beatles 82 3
71 Pra Dizer Adeus Edu Lobo, Torquato Neto Elis Regina 79 1
72 Gracias a la vida Violeta Parra Violeta Parra 79 8
73 Last Train to Clarksville Tommy Boyce, Bobby Hart The Monkees 77 13
74 Mission: Impossible Lalo Schifrin Lalo Schifrin 77 4
75 The Beat Goes On Sonny Bono Sonny & Chér 77 7
76 Bonita Demais Antônio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius de Moraes Sergio Mendes 76 1
77 Sunshine Superman Donovan Donovan 75 3
78 Upa Neguinho Edu Lobo, Gianfrancesco Guarnieri Edú Lôbo 74 1
79 Misty Blue Bob Montgomery Wilma Burgess 74 0
80 Let's Spend the Night Together Mick Jagger, Keith Richards The Rolling Stones 72 7
81 Walk Away Renee Tony Sansone, Michael Brown [US1], Bob Calilli The Left Banke 72 6
82 I Want You Bob Dylan Bob Dylan 72 19
83 Windows Chick Corea Hubert Laws 72 1
84 Somewhere, My Love Paul Francis Webster Ray Conniff and The Singers 72 1
85 White Rabbit Grace Slick The Great Society with Grace Slick 70 2
86 Sunny Afternoon Ray Davies The Kinks 70 11
87 Under My Thumb Mick Jagger, Keith Richards The Rolling Stones 69 2
88 Love of the Common People John Hurley, Ronnie Wilkins The Four Preps - Orchestra arranged and conducted by Leon Russell 68 5
89 Rain John Lennon, Paul McCartney The Beatles 68 3
90 You Gave Me a Mountain Marty Robbins Marty Robbins 68 0
91 Femme Fatale Lou Reed The Velvet Underground & Nico 66 1
92 I'm Gonna Make You Love Me Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff, Jerry Ross [US2] Dee Dee Warwick 65 1
93 Goin' Back Carole King, Gerry Goffin Goldie 65 2
94 Lady Jane Mick Jagger, Keith Richards The Rolling Stones 62 9
95 Falling Grace Steve Swallow Gary Burton 61 1
96 The Last Time Andrew Loog Oldham The Andrew Oldham Orchestra 60 2
97 Bus Stop Graham Gouldman The Hollies 59 9
98 I'm Not Your Stepping Stone Tommy Boyce, Bobby Hart Paul Revere & The Raiders 59 2
99 I'm a Lonesome Fugitive Casey Anderson [US2], Liz Anderson Merle Haggard and The Strangers 59 1
100 Tell It Like It Is Lee Diamond, George Davis [US-LA] Aaron Neville 58 4