Many songs get covered or re-interpreted, the covers often being more successful than the original.
Here are some cover versions of one song along with the original, let us know in the comments which is your favourite, or if you don’t like any of them.
“I’m a Man” is a song written by Bo Diddley and first released in 1955.
It has been covered by many acts including:
The Yardbirds used it as a concert standard and released a live version on their 1964 live album “Five Live Yardbirds” and a studio version on their 1965 album “Having A Rave Up With The Yardbirds”.
The Who on their 1965 debut album “My Generation”.
Dr Feelgood released a live version as the B side to their 1975 single “Back In The Night” and subsequently on the 1976 live album “Stupidity”.
Iggy Pop and The Stooges on the 2010 release of 1970s material “Move Ass Baby”.