Pop Covers Of Broadway Showtunes

Pop Covers Of Broadway Showtunes

Broadway showtunes rarely get the exposure that music from the world of pop music enjoys. However, everyone once and a while someone with mass exposure records a song from a Broadway musical and enjoys a hit with it. Today I share a simple playlist of these exciting anomalies:

“I Don’t Know How To Love Him” (Jesus Christ Superstar)
Helen Reddy

“I Dreamed a Dream” (Les Misérables)
Neil Diamond

“Send in the Clowns” (A Little Night Music)
Judy Collins

“If I Were A Rich Man” (Rich Girl) (Fiddler on the Roof)
Gwen Stefani and Eve

“It’s a Hard Knock Life” (Annie)

“Sing For Your Supper” (The Boys From Syracuse)
The Mamas and the Papas

“You’ll Never Walk Alone” (Carousel)
Elvis Presley

“I Feel Pretty” (West Side Story)
Little Richard

“Good Thing Going” (Merrily We Roll Along)
Frank Sinatra

“Till There Was You” (The Music Man)
The Beatles

“Mack the Knife” (The Threepenny Opera)
Bobby Darin

“If I Loved You” (Carousel)

Chad and Jeremy

“The Impossible Dream” (Man of La Mancha)
Luther Vandross

“Corner of the Sky” (Pippin)
The Jackson 5

“On the Balcony of the Casa Rosada/Don’t Cry For Me Argentina” (Evita)
The Carpenters

“Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In” (Hair)
The Fifth Dimension

“Hello, Dolly!” (Hello, Dolly!)
Louis Armstrong

I bet there are plenty more. What others can you think of and add to our list?

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