This page lists several rock'n'roll, blues and r&b performers who were influential, who had several songs covered by others. Songs and cover artists are listed. These lists are only samples, not meant to be all-inclusive., and some songs may have originally be ddone by others.

CHUCK BERRY
Maybellene: Johnny Rivers
Roll Over Beethoven: The Beatles
Brown Eyed Handsome Man: Buddy Holly
Too Much Monkey Business: The Yardbirds
You Can’t Catch Me: The Rolling Stones, the Blues Project
Rock & Roll Music: The Beatles, the Beach Boys
Sweet Little Sixteen: The Beach Boys ‘Surfin’ USA’
Reelin’ and Rockin’: The Dave Clark Five
Johnny B. Goode: Johnny Winter, the Grateful Dead
Around and Around: The Rolling Stones, the Animals
Carol: The Rolling Stones
Back in the U.S.A.: Linda Ronstadt
Memphis Tennessee: Lonnie Mack, Johnny Rivers, Elvis Presley
Worried Life Blues: The Animals
Route 66: The Rolling Stones
Confessin’ the Blues: The Rolling Stones
I’m Talking About You: The Rolling Stones
Come On: The Rolling Stones
You Never Can Tell: Emmylou Harris
Promised Land: Johnnie Allan, Elvis Presley , who had severa
BUDDY HOLLY
That’ll Be the Day: Linda Ronstadt
Oh Boy: Jackie DeShannon
Not Fade Away: The Rolling Stones
It’s So Easy: Linda Ronstadt
Love’s Made a Fool of You: The Bobby Fuller Four
Words of Love: The Beatles
Everyday: James Taylor
I’m Gonna Love You Too: The Hullaballoos
Well…All Right: Blind Faith
It Doesn’t Matter Anymore: Linda Ronstadt
True Love Ways: Peter & Gordon
EDDIE COCHRAN
Summertime Blues: Blue Cheer, the Who
Cut Across Shorty: Rod Stewart
ELVIS PRESLEY
Heartbreak Hotel: Stan Freberg (parody), John Cale
Don’t Be Cruel: Bill Black’s Combo, Cheap Trick
Love Me Tender: Richard Chamberlain, Percy Sledge
All Shook Up: Jeff Beck, Ry Cooder
Jailhouse Rock: Jeff Beck
Little Sister: Ry Cooder
Can’t Help Falling in Love: Andy Williams, UB40
Suspicious Minds: Fine Young Cannibals
CARL PERKINS
Blue Suede Shoes: Elvis Presley, Ry Cooder
Honey Don’t: The Beatles
Matchbox: The Beatles
Everybody’s Trying to Be My Baby: The Beatles
LARRY WILLIAMS
Dizzy Miss Lizzie: The Beatles
Slow Down: The Beatles
Bad Boy: The Beatles
She Said Yeah: The Animals, the Rolling Stones
MUDDY WATERS
Rollin’ and Tumblin’: Cream, Canned Heat, Johnny Winter
Walkin’ Blues: Paul Butterfield Blues Band
Rollin’ Stone/Still a Fool – as ‘Two Trains Running: Paul Butterfield Blues Band, the Blues Project
I’m Your Hoochie Cooche Man: Dion, John Hammond, the Allman Brothers
Just Make Love to Me (I Just Want to Make Love to You): The Rolling Stones, Foghat
Just to Be With You: Paul Butterfield Blues Band
Got My Mojo Workin’: Paul Butterfield Blues Band
You Need Love (Whole Lotta Love): Led Zeppelin
LITTLE WALTER
Blues with a Feeling: Paul Butterfield Blues Band
You’d Better Watch Yourself: B.B. King
Mellow Down Easy: Paul Butterfield Blues Band
Key to the Highwa:y Derek & the Dominoes
BO DIDDLEY
Bo Diddley: Buddy Holly
I’m a Man: The Yardbirds
Who Do You Love: Tom Rush, Quicksilver Messenger Servicec
Mona: The Rolling Stones
Before You Accuse Me: Derek & the Dominoes
Oh Yeah: The Shadows of Knight
Road Runner: The Gants, the Animals
LITTLE JUNIOR PARKER
Mystery Train: Elvis Presley, Paul Butterfield Blues Band
Sweet Home Chicago: Magic Sam, Taj Mahal, the Blues Brothers
In the Dark: Sir Douglas Quintet
Driving Wheel: Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Al Green
Yonder’s Wall: Paul Butterfield Blues Band
These Kind of Blues: Paul Butterfield Blues Band
HOWLIN’ WOLF
No Place To Go: Led Zeppelin (How Many More Times)
Evil Is Goin’ On: Canned Heat
Smokestack Lightning: The Yardbirds
Sittin’ On Top of the World: Cream
Wang Dang Doodle: Koko Taylor
Back Door Man: The Doors
Spoonful: Cream
The Red Rooster: Sam Cooke, the Rolling Stones
I Ain’t Superstitious: Jeff Beck
Goin’ Down Slow: Canned Heat
Killing Floor: The Electric Flag, Led Zeppelin (The Lemon Song)
ELMORE JAMES
Dust My Broom: John Mayall, Taj Mahal, Canned Heat
It Hurts Me Too: John Mayall, Bob Dylan, the Grateful Dead
The Sky Is Crying: Stevie Ray Vaughan
One Way Out: The Allman Brothers
Look On Yonders Wall: Paul Butterfield Blues Band
Shake Your Moneymaker: Paul Butterfield Blues Band
SLIM HARPO
I’m a King Bee: The Rolling Stones
Got Love If You Want It: The Yardbirds, John Hammond
Shake Your Hips: The Rolling Stones
Baby Scratch My Back: Otis Redding
THE CLOVERS
One Mint Julep: Ray Charles, Sarah Vaughn
Lovey Dovey: Buddy Knox, Clyde McPhatter, Otis & Carla
Your Cash Ain’t Nothin’ But Trash: Steve Miller Band
Blue Velvet: Bobby Vinton
Devil or Angel: Bobby Vee
Love Potion No. 9: The Searchers
Bossa Nova Baby: Elvis Presley
THE COASTERS
Young Blood: Bad Company
Along Came Jones: Ray Stevens
Wake Me Shake Me: adapted by the Blues Project
Little Egypt: Elvis Presley
Girls, Girls, Girls: Elvis Presley
(Ain’t That) Just Like Me: The Searchers
Let’s Go Get Stoned: Ray Charles
D.W. Washburn: The Monkees
THE DRIFTERS
Money Honey: Elvis Presley
Such a Night: Elvis Presley
Warm Your Heart: Aaron Neville
Ruby Baby: Dion
Drip Drop: Dion
There Goes My Baby: Donna Summer
This Magic Moment: Jay & the Americans
Save the Last Dance For Me: Ike & Tina Turner, the DeFranco Family
Sweets For My Sweet: The Searchers
Mexican Divorce: Ry Cooder
Up On the Roof: James Taylor
On Broadway: George Benson
Under the Boardwalk: The Rolling Stones
LITTLE RICHARD
Tutti Frutti: Pat Boone, Elvis Presley
Long Tall Sally: Pat Boone, Elvis Presley, the Beatles
Rip It Up: Elvis Presley
Ready Teddy: Elvis Presley, Buddy Holly
Lucille: The Everly Brothers
Jenny Jenny: Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels (Jenny Take a Ride)
Good Golly Miss Molly: The Swingin’ Bluejeans, Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels
Send Me Some Lovin’: Sam Cooke
Kansas City/Hey Hey Hey: The Beatles
RAY CHARLES
Mess Around: The Animals
I’ve Got a Woman: Elvis Presley, Jimmy McGriff, Rick Nelson
This Little Girl of Mine: The Everly Brothers
Hallelujah I Love Her So: The Animals
Talkin’ ‘Bout You: The Animals
Night Time Is the Right Time: Creedence Clearwater Revival
What’d I Say: Jerry Lee Lewis, Elvis Presley
I Believe To My Soul: The Animals
Georgia On My Mind: The Righteous Brothers, Willie Nelson, Michael Bolton
SAM COOKE
You Send Me: Aretha Franklin
Only Sixteen: Dr. Hook
Wonderful World: Herman’s Hermits, Art Garfunkel
Cupid: Johnny Rivers, Johnny Nash
Twistin’ the Night Away: Rod Stewart
Bring It On Home To Me: The Animals, Eddie Floyd
Another Saturday Night: Cat Stevens
Good Times: The Rolling Stones
Yeah Man: Arthur Conley (as Sweet Soul Music)
Shake: Otis Redding
A Change Is Gonna Come: Otis Redding, the Neville Brothers
LITTLE WILLIE JOHN
All Around the World: Little Milton (Grits Ain’t Groceries)
Need You Love So Bad: B.B. King, Fleetwood Mac
Fever: Peggy Lee, the McCoys
Talk To Me, Talk To Me: Sunny & the Sunglows
THE ISLEY BROTHERS
I’m Gonna Knock On Your Door: Eddie Hodges
Shout: Joey Dee & the Starlighters, Lulu & the Luvers
Respectable: The Yardbirds, the Outsiders
Twist and Shout: The Beatles, David Lindley
Nobody But Me: The Human Beinz
Your Old Lady: David Lindley
Who’s That Lady: The Isley Brothers (’73 remake as That Lady)
This Old Heart of Mine: Rod Stewart
THE EVERLY BROTHERS
Bye Bye Love: Ray Charles, David Lindley
All I Have to Do Is Dream: Richard Chamberlain, Glen Campbell/Bobbie Gentry
Take a Message to Mary: Bob Dylan
Let It Be Me: Jerry Butler & Betty Everett, Bob Dylan
When Will I Be Loved: Linda Ronstadt
(Girls, Girls, Girls) Made to Love: Eddie Hodges
Love Hurts: Nazareth
Gone Gone Gone: Robert Plant & Alison Krauss
ROY ORBISON
Ooby Dooby: Creedence Clearwater Revival
Sweet and Innocent: Donny Osmond
Crying: Jay & the Americans, Don McLean
Dream Baby: Glen Campbell
Blue Bayou: Linda Ronstadt
Distant Drums: Jim Reeves
Oh Pretty Woman: Van Halen
ARTHUR ALEXANDER
You Better Move On: The Rolling Stones
A Shot of Rhythm and Blues: The Beatles (BBC broadcast)
Soldier of Love: The Beatles (BBC broadcast)
Anna (Go To Him): The Beatles
Go Home Girl: Ry Cooder
Burning Love: Elvis Presley
OTIS REDDING
Pain in My Heart: The Rolling Stones
Security: Etta James
That’s How Strong My Love Is: The Rolling Stones
Respect: Aretha Franklin
Try a Little Tenderness: Three Dog Night
The Dock of the Bay: Michael Bolton
Hard to Handle: The Black Crowes
SOLOMON BURKE
Cry To Me: Betty Harris, the Rolling Stones
If You Need Me: The Rolling Stones
You Can Make It If You Try: The Rolling Stones
Everybody Needs Somebody to Love: The Rolling Stones, Wilson Pickett, The Blues Brothers
DON COVAY
Pony Time: Chubby Checker
Mercy Mercy: The Rolling Stones
Seesaw: Aretha Franklin
Sookie Sookie: Steppenwolf
Chain of Fools (?): Aretha Franklin
THE SHIRELLES
Dedicated to the One I Love: The Mamas & Papas
Will You Love Me Tomorrow: The Four Seasons, Carole King
Boys: The Beatles
Putty in Your Hand: The Yardbirds
Baby It’s You: The Beatles
Sha-La-La: Manfred Mann
THE MIRACLES
I’ll Try Something New: The Supremes & the Temptations
You’ve Really Got a Hold On Me: The Beatles
Ooo Baby Baby: Linda Ronstadt
The Tracks of My Tears: Johnny Rivers, Linda Ronstadt
Going to a Go-Go: The Rolling Stones
More Love: Kim Carnes
The Tears of a Clown: The (English) Beat
MARTHA & THE VANDELLAS
Heat Wave: Linda Ronstadt
Dancing in the Street: Van Halen, Mick Jagger/David Bowie
You’ve Been In Love Too Long: Bonnie Raitt
Jimmy Mack: Laura Nyro/LaBelle
MARVIN GAYE
Hitch Hike: The Rolling Stones
Can I Get a Witness: The Rolling Stones
Baby Don’t Do I:t The Band
How Sweet It Is: Jr. Walker & the All Stars, James Taylor
I’ll Be Doggone: Paul Revere & the Raiders
One More Heartache: Paul Butterfield Blues Band
I Heard It Through the Grapevine: Creedence Clearwater Revival
Ain’t No Mountain High Enough: Diana Ross
You’re All I Need to Get By: Aretha Franklin
Ain’t Nothing Like the Real Thing: Donny & Marie Osmond
What’s Going On: Cyndi Lauper
Mercy Mercy Me: Robert Palmer
Wholy Holy: Aretha Franklin
THE SUPREMES
Where Did Our Love Go: Donnie Elbert, J. Geils Band
Come See About Me: Jr. Walker & the All Stars
Stop! In the Name of Love: The Hollies
You Can’t Hurry Love: Phil Collins
You Keep Me Hangin’ On: Vanilla Fudge, Wilson Pickett, Kim Wilde
THE TEMPTATIONS
The Way You Do the Things You Do: Rita Coolidge, Hall & Oates, UB40
My Girl: Otis Redding
It’s Growing: Otis Redding
Don’t Look Back: Peter Tosh, David Lindley
Get Ready: Rare Earth
Ain’t Too Proud to Beg: The Rolling Stones
(I Know) I’m Losing You: Rare Earth, Rod Stewart
I Can’t Get Next To You: Al Green
Just My Imagination: The Rolling Stones
Shakey Ground: Etta James
BOB DYLAN
Blowin’ in the Wind: Peter, Paul & Mary, Stevie Wonder
Don’t Think Twice It’s All Right: Peter, Paul & Mary, the Four Seasons (as Wonder Who)
With God On Our Side: The Neville Brothers
The Ballad of Hollis Brown: The Neville Brothers
He Was a Friend of Mine: The Byrds
Only a Hobo: Rod Stewart
If You Gotta Go, Go Now: Manfred Mann, Fairport Convention
Farewell Angelina: Joan Baez
Lay Down Your Weary Tune: The Byrds
Percy’s Song: Fairport Convention
All I Really Want To Do: The Byrds, Cher
My Back Pages: The Byrds
It Ain’t Me Babe: The Turtles
She Belongs to Me: Rick Nelson
Mr. Tambourine Man: The Byrds
It’s All Over Now Baby Blue: Them
Like a Rolling Stone: Jimi Hendrix (live)
Highway 61 Revisited: Johnny Winter
Just Like Tom Thumb’s Blues: Judy Collins
Just Like a Woman: Manfred Mann, Richie Havens
All Along the Watchtower: The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Quinn the Eskimo (The Mighty Quinn): Manfred Mann
Million Dollar Bash: Fairport Convention
Too Much of Nothing: Peter, Paul & Mary
You Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere: The Byrds
Tears of Rage: The Band
This Wheel’s on Fire: The Band, Julie Driscoll/Brian Auger & the Trinity
If Not For You: George Harrison, Oliva Newton-John
The Man In Me: The Persuasions
Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door: Guns ‘n Roses
THE BEATLES
From Me To You: Del Shannon
I Saw Her Standing There: Tiffany
Do You Want to Know a Secret: Billy J. Kramer & the Dakotas
I Wanna Be Your Man: The Rolling Stones
I Call Your Name: The Mamas & the Papas
And I Love Her: Esther Philips
I’m Happy Just to Dance With You: Anne Murray
Michelle: David & Jonathan, the Overlanders
You’ve Got to Hide Your Love Away: The Silkie
Yesterday: Ray Charles
Day Tripper: Otis Redding, Anne Murray
We Can Work It Out: Stevie Wonder
You Won’t See Me: Anne Murray
In My Life: Judy Collins
Eleanor Rigby: Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin
Here, There and Everywhere: Emmylou Harris
Got to Get You Into My Life: Earth, Wind & Fire
With a Little Help From My Friends: Joe Cocker
Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds: Elton John
The Fool on the Hill: Sergio Mendes & Brasil 66
Everybody’s Got Something to Hide Except For Me and My Monkey: The Feelies
Helter Skelter: The Bobs
Hey Jude: Wilson Pickett
Come Together: Ike & Tina Turner, Aerosmith
Something: Shirley Bassey
Oh! Darling: Robin Gibb
Here Comes the Sun: Richie Havens
She Came in Through the Bathroom Window: Joe Cocker
THE ROLLING STONES
I Wanna Be Your Man: The Beatles
It’s All Over Now: Rod Stewart
Satisfaction: Otis Redding
I’m Free: The Soup Dragons
Paint It Black: Eric Burdon & the Animals
Ruby Tuesday: Melanie
Jumpin’ Jack Flash: Aretha Franklin
Street Fightin’ Man: Rod Stewart
Wild Horses: The Flying Burrito Brothers
Out of Time: Chris Farlowe
Tumbling Dice: Linda Ronstadt