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"Yesterday"
The Beatles 
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Yesterday" is one of the most covered songs in recording history. But it's the original version, as performed by its composer Paul McCartney, which remains the best known.
The Beatles
Song facts
Composer  Lennon/McCartney
Genre  Pop 
Album  Help
Year of Release  1965
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The Beatles
73%
PP Arnold
2%
Boyz II Men
6%
Tom Jones
4%
Arthur Mullard
6%
Tyrone Taylor
1%
Wet Wet Wet
8%

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