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Who Did It First?
Some songs have to go around the block a time or two before they find the right destination. "Girls Just Want To Have Fun
" is undoubtedly Cyndi Lauper's song... but it's also a cover. Lauper took Robert Hazard's original 1979 track about a bad boy looking to score, flipped the gender, and turned it into a feminist anthem, not to mention a breakthrough hit. Here are ten more famous songs. Can you guess Who Did It First?
About the Author:Amanda FlinnerAmanda is a freelance writer from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with a degree in English/Writing from Geneva College (Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania). When she's not listening to jazz and pop standards from the '40s and '50s, she's obsessing over classic movies. She has no musical ability whatsoever except for a short stint as a saxophone player in the sixth grade.More from Amanda Flinner