Who did it better?

By Nechtan

Many songs get covered or re-interpreted, the covers often being more successful than the original.

Here are some cover versions of one song along with the original, let us know in the comments which is your favourite, or if you don?t like any of them.

?Let?s Stick Together? was originally written by Wilbert Harrison and released in 1962, it failed to chart, he re-worked it and re-released it as ?Let?s Work Together? in 1969, this time around it reached number 32 on the US singles chart. While the 1962 version was done with other musicians, on the 1969 release Wilbert played all the instruments and sang.

Canned Heat covered the song in 1970 and their version reached number 2 in the UK and number 26 in the US.

Bryan Ferry released his take on ?Let?s Stick Together? in 1976 it became his highest solo single in the UK reaching number 3.

Other acts have covered the song including Status Quo who included it as track on their 1991 album ?Rock Till You Drop?.

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