Iconic songs originally meant for other singers
How many of these songs do you know?
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Many musicians don’t write their own songs. That’s what songwriters are for. These heroes work behind the scenes, often targeting the songs they write for specific artists. But what happens when the intended artist passes on the song? Well, sometimes it gets picked up by a different artist and becomes so iconic that we can’t imagine it was ever intended for someone else. Check out these hits that were originally meant for other singers!
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