Happy Anniversary to "Yesterday" by The Beatles: The Most Covered Song of All-Time

The Beatles released “Yesterday” as a 7″ in the U.S. today, September 13th, back in 1965.  It’s regarded as the most-covered song of all-time (over 1600 versions)!  Our friends at Limelight posted this interesting tribute on their blog today, and as a bonus, put together a brief “The History of The Cover Song” infographic.  Thought you might enjoy it.

So today, let’s all wish a very Happy Anniversary to “Yesterday.” We’re quite thankful that your original lyrics were changed. “Scrambled eggs, oh my baby how I love your legs” just doesn’t seem to convey as much emotional depth.

-Chris R. at CD Baby

 



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