Song #52 on the Popdose Top 100 Covers list is “Trapped”, originally by Jimmy Cliff and covered by Bruce Springsteen. Here’s the original:
Very cool. I think I always knew that Springsteen was performing a cover, but I’d never heard the original before, or knew who’d done it. Never would have occurred to me that it was a reggae tune. Anyway, here’s The Boss:
There’s only one, isn’t there? That got a fair amount of airplay back in the day; it was a single from the We Are The World album. I still hear it on the radio from time to time, and I can never resist the urge to crank it and sing along. Oh yeaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah! What about you?