21. Janis Joplin, โ€œMe and Bobby McGeeโ€

Janis recorded โ€œMe and Bobby McGeeโ€ several days before she died, and it became not just a posthumous hit, but a legacy โ€“ it's the song many fans remember her by, the first song new fans hear for the first time.

Yet it's a cover of a Kris Kristofferson song.

Who knew?

Sleeping at Last, โ€œI'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)โ€
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