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Cover Songs Uncovered

Aretha Franklin image, Billboard, July 1967; Veruca Salt photo By Piper Ferguson; Smokey Robinson photo from; Madonna photo from promotional stills for "Desperately Seeking Susan"; Patti Smith photo from cover of Patti Smith's "Horses"

Cover Songs Uncovered is a weekly series. Read about it here. A new post about a different song is posted each Monday. You can listen to the songs in a Spotify playlist.

Week 111: “(We Don’t Need This) Fascist Groove Thang”
Week 110:
“He’s Gonna Step On You Again”
Week 109:
“The Book of Love”
Week 108:
“Cum On Feel the Noize”
Week 107:
“Stop Your Sobbing”
Week 106:
“Spirit In The Sky”
Week 105:
“Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)”
Week 104:
“Cherry Bomb”
Week 103:
“The Tide Is High”
Week 102:
“Bring The Noise”
Week 101:
“Tomorrow is a Long Time”
Week 100:
“Thank You For Being A Friend”
Week 99: 
“99 Luftballons”/”99 Red Balloons”
Week 98:
“If I Were A Boy”
Week 97:
“Der Kommissar”
Week 96: “96 Tears”
Week 95:
“There She Goes”
Week 94:
“Vamos A La Playa”
Week 93:
“Hello, I Love You”
Week 92:
“Three Is A Magic Number”
Week 91:
“Don’t Leave Me This Way”
Week 90:
Week 89:
“Mississippi Goddam”
Week 88:
“The Passenger”
Week 87:
“Only You”
Week 86:
“Last Christmas”
Week 85:
“Merry Xmas Everybody”
Week 84:
“The Chanukah Song”
Week 83:
“The Dreidel Song”
Week 82:
“Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer”
Week 81: 
“Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)”
Week 80:
“Dirty Water”
Week 79:
“Burning Down The House”
Week 78:
“Because The Night”
Week 77:
“I’m Every Woman”
Week 76:
“Wouldn’t It Be Good”
Week 75:
“Johnny, Are You Queer?”
Week 74:
“When You Were Mine”
Week 73:
“People Are Strange”
Week 72:
“Don’t Want To Know If You Are Lonely”
Week 71:
“My City of Ruins”
Week 70:
“Working In The Coal Mine”
Week 69:
“I Didn’t Mean To Turn You On”
Week 68:
“Total Eclipse of the Heart”
Week 67:
“Wichita Lineman”
Week 66:
“All Along the Watchtower”
Week 65:
Week 64:
“Johnny B. Goode”
Week 63: “How Soon Is Now?”
Week 62:
“Crazy in Love”
Week 61: 
“Batman Theme”
Week 60:
“Funkier Than a Mosquita’s Tweeter”
Week 59:
“Eve of Destruction”
Week 58:
“(What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace, Love, and Understanding”
Week 57:
Week 56:
“(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction”
Week 55:
“A Hazy Shade of Winter”
Week 54:
“I Think We’re Alone Now”
Week 53:
“Careless Whisper”
Week 52:
“Istanbul (Not Constantinople)”
Week 51:
“Baby, It’s Cold Outside”
Week 50:
“Do They Know It’s Christmas?”
Week 49:
“Christmas Wrapping”
Week 48:
“A Message To You, Rudy”
Week 47:
“Everybody Needs Somebody to Love”
Week 46:
Week 45:
Week 44: “I Put a Spell on You”
Week 43:
 “Hanging on the Telephone”
Week 42: 
“I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll”
Week 41:
 “Wonderful! Wonderful!”
Week 40: “Take Me To The River”
Week 39:
“Don’t Turn Around”
Week 38: “Seven Nation Army”
Week 37:
Week 36: “Killing Me Softly With His Song
Week 35: “Smells Like Teen Spirit”
Week 34: “Mama Said Knock You Out”
Week 33: “Into The Groove”
Week 32: “Jet Boy, Jet Girl”/”Ça Plane Pour Moi”
Week 31: “Video Killed The Radio Star”
Week 30: “Our Lips Are Sealed”
Week 29: “Bette Davis Eyes”
Week 28: “They Don’t Know”
Week 27: “Kids In America”
Week 26: “I Will Survive”
Week 25: “We Don’t Have To Take Our Clothes Off”
Week 24: “It’s Raining Men”
Week 23: “Smalltown Boy”
Week 22: “Are ‘Friends’ Electric?”
Week 21: “Cantina Band”/Mad About Me”
Week 20: “Mamma Mia”
Week 19: “Sepheryn”/Ray Of Light”
Week 18: “Just Dropped In (To See What Condition My Condition Was In)”
Week 17: “Nothing Compares 2 U”
Week 16: “Roadrunner”
Week 15: “Tighten Up”
Week 14: “The Loco-Motion”
Week 13: “I Say A Little Prayer”
Week 12: “I Only Want To Be With You”
Week 11: “Suspicious Minds”
Week 10: “Always On My Mind”
Week 9: “Tainted Love”
Week 8: “If You Leave”
Week 7: “Running Up That Hill”
Week 6: “Bizarre Love Triangle”
Week 5: “Everybody Wants To Rule The World”
Week 4: “Girls Just Want To Have Fun”
Week 3: “Rebel Rebel”
Week 2: “What A Fool Believes”
Week 1: “Tears of a Clown”

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