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Top 10 Songs People Think Are By Someone Else

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Top 10 Songs People Think Are By Someone Else // Subscribe: http://goo.gl/Q2kKrD // TIMESTAMPS BELOW Be sure to visit our Suggest Tool and Submit Ideas that you would like to see made into Top 10 videos! http://www.WatchMojo.com/Suggest These songs will have you scratching your head. Welcome To WatchMojo.com and today we’ll be counting down our picks for the top 10 songs people think are by someone else! So if you’ve ever heard Creep, A Horse With No Name, I swear, The Warrior, Teenage Dirtbag, Don’t Worry or Be Happy or Bitch, and were surprised at the artist listed, this list is for you! 01:25 #10: “Don't Leave Me This Way” 02:45 #9: “Bitch” 04:05 #8: “Creep” 05:18 #7: “Teenage Dirtbag” 06:27 #6: “I Swear” 07:48 #5: “A Horse with No Name” 09:02 #4:#4: “The Warrior” - Scandal 10:17 #3, #2 & #1: ???? Our Magazine!! Learn the inner workings of WatchMojo and meet the voices behind the videos, articles by our specialists from gaming, film, tv, anime and more. VIEW INSTANTLY: http://goo.gl/SivjcX WatchMojo's Social Media Pages http://www.Facebook.com/WatchMojo http://www.Twitter.com/WatchMojo http://instagram.com/watchmojo Get WatchMojo merchandise at shop.watchmojo.com WatchMojo’s ten thousand videos on Top 10 lists, Origins, Biographies, Tips, How To’s, Reviews, Commentary and more on Pop Culture, Celebrity, Movies, Music, TV, Film, Video Games, Politics, News, Comics, Superheroes. Your trusted authority on ranking Pop Culture.
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WatchMojo.com (1 year ago)
Listen to some songs from this video: Wheatus [Clean] http://amzn.to/2rRLW10 Stone Temple Pilots: Alive in the Windy City http://amzn.to/2sdDmKy Stuck In The Middle With You - Stealers Wheel http://amzn.to/2sduUep
Cole Keleher (1 month ago)
+maguila983 I Love Rock and Roll is by Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, at least the version I know of it may be a remake
Don Burrus (2 months ago)
+Rudie McRudeface LOL whoever got those two singers mix that would get Ricky Nelson mixed up with Willie Nelson.
carter gundersen (2 months ago)
+Wendy Raines Milennials AND idiots who believe what they see on the internets, without doing their own research, checking sources, and cross-referencing. (Sorry. All of that used to be considered 'research,' but nowadays people think 'Google it' is enough.)
Wendy Raines (3 months ago)
Definitely for melinnials.
Shane Pennachio (4 months ago)
+FaceRip Creep came out before Bobbit had his "accident" it was written in 91 recorded and released in 92 boobit happened in 93 or 94 I believe...the line " Bob has got a gun" was about the bands bass player Robert DeLeo
Matt Bates (8 hours ago)
You spin me right round cover by Dope. Not Marilyn Manson
AttnDefDis (9 hours ago)
What stands out to me the most is the narrator's mispronunciation of burgeoning.
Ashley Pease (15 hours ago)
On the Darkside - Eddie and the Cruisers (always thought it was Bruce Springsteen)
Alberto Bernal (1 day ago)
If the internet and Google has mistakes in who sang a song I wonder what Google and other media outlets also information website got wrong as well. Like all my life I was told to eat all veggies then found out later in life that tomatos are part of the fruit family. So i was eating something that wasnt a veggie.
Tim Powers (1 day ago)
Was ready to totally discredit this video when woops, I always thought Pat Benatar sang The Warriors. Most of these were pretty ridiculous though. I’d probably knock the shit out of somebody if they told me Bob Marley sang don’t worry, be happy.
Juan Galli (2 days ago)
waste 15 min of my life
FameKills (2 days ago)
Don’t Leave Me This Way was also covered/reworked by The Communards which made for more confusion.
DTD110865 (2 days ago)
I ALWAYS knew that "A Horse With No Name" was by America and not Neil Young. In fact, I didn't know anyone thought it was by Neil Young until this video.
Nigel Briggs (2 days ago)
Seriously, what a load of Bollox. Stop wasting peoples time with you own confusion.
Majd Ajameyeh (2 days ago)
This is just an ode to limewire.... ps. What about ub40’s red wine being attributed to Marley
Big10fluff (2 days ago)
How about "Everything by Jan and Dean, NOT The Beach Boys"?
JF L (3 days ago)
When I saw The Fast And The Furious at the movie theater (back in 2001) I was like "This new Marilyn Manson song really kicks ass!" The song was *Debonaire* and I just didn't know *Dope* at the time... :-/
Carley Johnson (5 days ago)
I'm surprised that the man who sold the world isn't on here, a lot of people think it's by nirvana but nope, its david bowie
Don Bielak (3 days ago)
It's a Bowie original. Nirvana covered it, among others.
Cole Moritz (5 days ago)
I never got confused on any of these songs
Gaby Meza (6 days ago)
guilty for teenager dirtbag 😂 i listened to it when i was younger and was trying to find it again in the weezer discography 😫
Kris Kelchtermans (6 days ago)
Shouldn't number 1 be "I'm worried, need money"?
Daniel Newman (7 days ago)
I guess not all these lists can be good...this one isn’t good.
Mark Garin (7 days ago)
Ah...most of these I knew who sang them....few others never heard of. Wasn't confusing to me. But Bowie covered that one.... But I spent months trying to find out who sang a song called 'the legend of Cinderella', who the band was never identified, later to find out it was Firefall.
BuJu Blades (7 days ago)
I have literally never misattributed these songs and artists, especially number 1
Jii esse (7 days ago)
All for you from sister Hazel.. not blues traveler..
Seth Fjeldheim (8 days ago)
I feel like for this list they literally just chose artists with similar styles and slapped together a list. Lmao no one has ever thought Creep was by Nirvana.
JTisOneCrazyMan20 (8 days ago)
What kind of fucking list is this? Not a single song on this sounds even remotely like the band the song is “confused” with
Awesome Wow (8 days ago)
0:22 F.R.I.E.N.D.S!
I was shocked when I discovered that Kiss Me was not sung by Avril Lavigne
999,998 Views (8 days ago)
I can’t believe they didn’t add “Evanscence - bring me to life” everybody thought linking park made that song with her!!!
Michael Rawson (8 days ago)
The 'creep' thats actually worth a listen, is by Radiohead...
DogHumpsMonkey (8 days ago)
I’ve never heard anyone say Don’t Worry Be Happy was Bob Marley. For Years Phish had a disclaimer on their site that the cover of Gin and Juice attributed to them was actually The Gourds, and Phish had never covered that song.
Abroham Lincoln (9 days ago)
A lot of people think Beethoven wrote Smells Like Teen Spirit but actually it was Pink Floyd
Dr. Amp (9 days ago)
10.) I'm guessing the audience for this is kinda small these days and I doubt under Gen X even knows these names; moving on. 9.) Who on earth thought this was Alannis Morrisette? They don't even sound close. Urban Legend. 8.) This is a joke right? 7.) Ok maybe; the voice sounds nothing like River, but to be fair, Weezer was one of those 90s bands that were really big in some circles but not mainstream, as they went on to be, so I could see that. 6.) Both groups were a generic quartet sound so this one is completely spot on. 5.) Same as number 10; but again this one is actually kinda close so I could see it. 4.) ok yes these 80's musicians, yes another good call 3.) absolutely no one thinks this is Bob Dylan. You can understand the words for crying out loud. 2.) I don't actually think anyone thinks this. If it wasn't for Gaurdians of the Galaxy I doubt millennials would even know this is a song. lol 1.) Guys Bob Marley had been dead for almost a decade (7 years, 1981) before this song was released in 88. No, no people don't. lol
Dave Leach (9 days ago)
You lied, said you wasn’t gonna have it in the list if the band did a cover #7 weezer did a live cover
Aslan Guseinov (9 days ago)
I started to watch Legion, because of Bill Irwin. When I first saw Don't Worry Be Happy, I thought it was Christopher Reeve.
Aslan Guseinov (9 days ago)
I Swear - Backstreet Boys. Noooo?!
Aslan Guseinov (9 days ago)
I can't stop swearing. Now need a swearing jar!
Saim // (9 days ago)
Wow I just found out Mo Bamba isn't by the Beatles! That's craaazy :o
Walter Truesdale (10 days ago)
For the longest time I thought Creed "With Arms Wide Open" was Pearl Jam
alex wileman (10 days ago)
Looks like someone is running out of material......
Cloudy Ah (11 days ago)
Who tf thinks P!ATD sounds like FOB lmaoo locals
samuel boggs (11 days ago)
I literally have never confused any of these songs...... Especially creep....
Douglas Newson (11 days ago)
Why didn't they just name this list "Songs That Sound Like A More Popular Artist Performed Them"? We obviously know who sings these songs.
mrd7051 (11 days ago)
Starcastle sounded a lot like Yes.
mrd7051 (11 days ago)
When my mother heard Day After Day by Badfinger she said "That sounds like Andy Williams" lol.
tessielinn1 (11 days ago)
Seriously? Who thought any of this? What rock did they live under?
2twinzincorporated (13 days ago)
Don’t worry be happy sounds like three little birds Maybe that’s why
Just no there's nothing about don't worry that sounds like BoB
Brian A (13 days ago)
Debonaire- dope (not Marilyn Manson)
Sr. Chiqi Tibum (13 days ago)
Apparently their mojo is no longer working... This video was horrible.
Allyn Van Nooijen (15 days ago)
Another good one is Docter Docter by UFO , not by Iron maiden!
Isa Halim (15 days ago)
Alice Cooper'ssong "Hello, Hooray" was originally sung by Judy Collins John Mccafferty's song "In the dark side" /everyone Thought it was The Boss And......when my friend and I heard Billy Joel's "Piano Man" we thought it was Bowie
mgoodwi1 (16 days ago)
I used to think Swallowed by Bush was by Nirvana. The lead singer sounded like Cobain to me.
Tristan Shockley (17 days ago)
The only shitty thing about their music videos is they have to start from like 60s and 70s
Austin Schenkel (17 days ago)
I thought Creep was Radiohead?
Austin Schenkel (15 days ago)
+The Original EB ah ok
The Original EB (15 days ago)
Austin Schenkel - it’s two different songs, both called Creep.
joshua hughes (17 days ago)
Renegade by styx doesnt sound anything like styx
Mekhai Gaunt (20 days ago)
Gezza Mate (21 days ago)
Always thought low rider by war was by zz top
John Paul GlobalAce (23 days ago)
You forgot my hear will go on by Celine Dion not Kate winslet
deadhearts official (23 days ago)
Prisoner-era istrefi NOT RIHANNA
COMMENT GAME WIZARD!!! (23 days ago)
I used to think that all of Imagine Dragons was Cold Play. 🤦‍♀️🤫
Coach Kent Murphy (23 days ago)
If you think creep is sung by nirvana than you’re a fucking idiot
AaronBeDarin (23 days ago)
Anybody that confuses Stone Temple Pilots as Nirvana... Doesn't need to be here. J/K. We can't be friends, though. STP is awesome.
Brandon Gill (23 days ago)
At the time (1996), The Distance by Cake would've been mistaken for a Beck song.
Amy English (24 days ago)
If you think Scott Weiland sounds like Kurt Cobain, think again! Scott is amazing. Listen to Atlanta by Stone Temple Pilots. Breath taking!
Richard M (24 days ago)
Wait, wait, wait - people thought BOB MARLEY sang that??
lrichardson2360 (24 days ago)
Sorry, I never confused any of these songs and I don’t think the artists listed sound anything like those they are confused with.
Ken Sawatsky (25 days ago)
Catch the wind-Donovan (NOT Bob Dylan)
Michele Scott (25 days ago)
No one mistakes Bob Marley with Bobby mcferrin
Deborah Kerns (26 days ago)
How can anyone confuse Scandal's Patty Smyth, with Pat Benatar? Maybe someone who doesn't listen to popular music. Mistake Rubert Holmes for Jimmy Buffet? If you're tone deaf...
mitchell bass (26 days ago)
I used to joke that the song "mother" from Dazig was the best song the band The Cult ever played
Jay Li (26 days ago)
Erm which silly idiots thought don’t worry be happy was by Bob Marley? 🤨
Tragedyking (26 days ago)
Tragedyking (26 days ago)
no one thinks horse with no name is neil young, wtf?
lauraafjs (27 days ago)
I always thought "Stuck in the Middle with you" was 'The Beatles' lol
Mike Fisher (27 days ago)
For the first year the song was out I thought Pharrell Williams Happy was CeeLo Green then I done some research and found out that that song was written for CeeLo Green but his manager fucked him out of the deal There was even a recording of CeeLo Green singing Happy but it was destroyed💯
ms nicole (27 days ago)
I never thought #1 was Bob Marley
ms nicole (27 days ago)
#3 makes me think of reservoir dogs!
i thought YOU MAY BE RIGHT was Sang by the Rolling Stones 😅
Greg S (1 month ago)
I have an idea! I'll make a stupid-as-sh*t video and post it to YouTube, just to see how many people view it. There was no confusion on about 70% of these songs. Don't Worry Be Happy getting confused as Bob Marley song?! Are you serious man??!!
James Lewis (1 month ago)
I used to sing the meredith brooks song like this.... Im a bitch Im a bitch Im a bitch Im a bitch Im a bitch Im a bitch Im a bitch Im a bitch Im a bitch Im a bitch Im a bitch
Emsy (1 month ago)
I know people who confused Crazy Little Thing Called Love by Queen and thought it was Elvis.
Daniel Gabalski (1 month ago)
These comments are hysterical.
spencer (1 month ago)
What about the man who sold the world. Most think of the Nirvana cover
Jeffrey Cella (1 month ago)
??? I don't think I ever had any of these songs confused with the wrong artist! Too many outrageous videos by WatchMojo! I'll never subscribe!
Lulu Q (1 month ago)
Climax Blues Band "I Love You 1981" is NOT Paul McCartney about Paul and Linda
. Jason (1 month ago)
People think STP is Nirvana because of mislabeled songs on file sharing sites? Right.....
Clerefor Sede (1 month ago)
I know a lot of people that thought Greg O'Sullivan's Alone Again was a John Lennon Song. Also, some people think American Pie is by Bob Dylan too.
Mark Palmer (1 month ago)
People obviously think that bob Marley sang smells like teen spirit.
Ishraq Salim Chowdhury (1 month ago)
Skinny love is by Bon Iver!!! Not Birdy.
pixarian (1 month ago)
"One of Us" was Joan Osborne and not Dr. Evil, right? He said he wrote it.
Cole Keleher (1 month ago)
Back in 2001 a guy I went to high school with tried to tell me not only that he knew for a fact but did he could prove that the song Smoke on the Water by Deep Purple was by Foghat which is an impossibility to prove.
Marquez Bishop (1 month ago)
Who the hell doesn't know a horse with no name was made by America?
LightningSFM (1 month ago)
For a long time I thought Panic! At The Disco and Fall Out Boy shared a lead singer XD
Becky Slaughter (1 month ago)
That was pathetic. Seriously. Weak.
Sherry Ann Shirlyn (1 month ago)
This list insults my intelligence. Seriously I was not into grunge rock in the 90s and knew Creep was not sung by Nirvana. Quality over quantity Watch Mojo sigh!
Cody Senour (1 month ago)
See, damnit this is a prime example of how the internet and all its vast information is more dangerous than a high powered rifle. I love rock and roll, if I didn’t believe in Jesus it would be my faith. If you thought stp was nirvana and Steelers wheel was bob dylan, you should loose the right to make videos for the world to see. This didn’t clear anything up except for, the people on earth with the biggest access to info in history are most artistically stupid people since the dawn of time...and we gave them a megaphone.
Max Magnus (1 month ago)
okay, that's sad
Ricky Arend (1 month ago)
Vampyreonline (1 month ago)
I know all these songs were by the correct people.. who did not know any of these??? WTF
Jacob Greenwood (1 month ago)
Im a very simple man. I see Kurt Cobain, i click
Peter Gruhn (1 month ago)
Scandal, not Pat Benatar... well yeah... it's good.
What about Cumbersome by Seven Tree Mary. I used to think that was a Pearl Jam song.
bret dorton (1 month ago)
See how quickly people jump on things without thinking that's what's wrong with a lot of things get the information first
Evan Demers (1 month ago)
To the people asking "who the f--- confused STP's Creep with Nirvana", just search for "Nirvana - Half The Man I Used To Be" on YouTube. You'll see plenty of videos pop up. It was also definitely a thing on mp3 exchange sites back in the day. I downloaded the song myself back then and it was constantly mislabelled as "Nirvana - Half The Man I Used To Be". It was a pretty common mistake for many years.

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