Cover Songs That Transformed Compositions, And Defined Musical Careers

Nov 6, 2017

For as long as there has been recorded music, there have been cover songs. Today, music writer Ray Padgett shares the stories behind some of the greatest cover songs of all time — from Whitney Houston's version of a Dolly Parton classic to Johnny Cash's take on an easily-overlooked Nine Inch Nails track. We also hear from callers about the cover songs that made an impact on them.