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20 Iconic Songs That Are Actually Covers

Cyndi Lauper didn't come up with the idea that girls just want to have fun
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 27, 2013 10:13 AM CDT

(Newser) – Next time you find yourself belting along to Cyndi Lauper singing "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun" or Joan Jett singing "I Love Rock 'n' Roll," know this: Cyndi and Joan didn't originate those songs, they just made them famous. Huffington Post rounds up 20 hit songs that are actually covers. Check out a sampling in the gallery of both the originals and the covers, or click for the full list. (Read more celebrity stories.)

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