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The Urban Buzz Top Ten R&B Covers of All-Time   

I awlays felt like if you can’t do it better… you’d be better off staying away from covering someone elses song, especially if the song is a hit. After lots of thought and reflection, here are MY Top Ten R&B Cover Songs of All-Time. I would love to see YOUR choices. Post yours in the Leave a Comment section below.

 10.

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En Vogue “Giving Him Something He Can Feel” (Aretha Franklin)

9.

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Will Downing “Wishing On A Star” (Rose Royce)

 8.

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Aretha Franklin “Respect” (Otis Redding)

7.

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Isley Brothers “Hello” (Todd Rundgren)

6.

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Luther Vandross “A House Is Not A Home” (Dionne Warwick)

5.

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Aaliyah “At Your Best” (Isley Brothers)

4.

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Lalah Hathaway “Forever, For Always, For Love” (Luther Vandross)

3.

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Chaka Khan “I Feel For You” (Prince)

2.

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Aretha Franklin “Natural Woman” (Carole King)

1.

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Whitney Houston “I Will Always Love You” (Dolly Parton)

Honorable Mention:

Whitney Houston “I’m Every Woman” (Chaka Khan); Mary J. Blige “Sweet Thing” (Chaka Khan); Luther Vandross “Always And Forever” (Heatwave); Will Downing “I Try” (Angie Bofill); Ronald Isley “The Look of Love” (Dusty Springfield); K-Ci Hailey “If You Think You’re Lonely Now” (Bobby Womack); Avant & KeKe Wyatt “My First Love” (Rene & Angela); Luther Vandross “Creepin’” (Stevie Wonder); Run DMC “Walk This Way” (Aerosmith); Mary J. Blige “I’m Going Down” (Rose Royce); Crusaders “So Far Away” (Carole King); Will Downing “You Sure Love to Ball” (Marvin Gaye); George Benson “Someday We’ll All Be Free” (Donny Hathaway). There’s no doubt I’ve forgotten a few, so post YOUR favorite R&B Covers of All-Time in the Leave a Comment section at the bottom of the page.

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