Other well-known versions include covers by:
Joe Cocker, who covered this on his 1969 debut album, With a Little Help from My Friends.
His version was played over the ending credits of the 2004 film Layer Cake
Disco group Santa Esmeralda's 1977 dance version, which incorporated flamenco, salsa, and other Latin rhythm and ornamentation elements. Released as a single it reached #15 on the Billboard Hot 100. The song's instrumental passage was later used by Quentin Tarantino during the duel between The Bride and O-Ren Ishii in his 2003 movie Kill Bill: Volume 1
Lana Del Rey, who covered this for her 2015 Honeymoon
album. Her version is in the vein of Nina Simone's jazz original but also uses The Animals organ sound. Del Rey had previous covered another Nina Simone song "The Other Woman
" for her Ultraviolence
album. The "Video Games
" singer told NME
she is drawn to Simone's "melodies and words." "Personality-wise we're quite different," she added. "We may have had some of the same issues, but I picked that song simply because it resonated with me."