The Aaron Neville song "Tell It Like It Is" covered by

"Tell It Like It Is" is a song written by George Davis and Lee Diamond and originally recorded and released in 1966 by Aaron Neville on his album of the same name (Par-Lo Records). In November 1966, the track was issued as a single which peaked in early 1967 at #1 on the US R&B chart and #2 on the US Billboard Hot 100. In 2004, the song was ranked #381 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. -- Wikipedia

The Aaron Neville song Tell It Like It Is was covered by ...

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  • Otis Redding and Carla Thomas covered the song on their 1967 album "King & Queen".
  • Percy Sledge covered it on his 1967 album "The Percy Sledge Way".
  • Dallas Frazier covered it on his 1967 album "Tell It Like It Is!".
  • Gloria Lynne covered it on her 1967 album "The Other Side of Gloria Lynne".
  • Archie Campbell & Lorene Mann covered it on a 1968 single. This version peaked at #31 on the country singles charts.
  • George Benson covered it in his 1969 album "Tell It Like It Is".
  • Billy Vera & Judy Clay covered it as B side of their 1969 single "Reaching for the Moon".
  • Nina Simone covered it on her 1971 album "Here Comes The Sun".
  • Etta James covered it on a 1972 single.
  • Mariska Veres covered it on a 1975 single.
  • Andy Williams covered it in 1975.
  • John Wesley Ryles covered it on a 1976 single which reached #83 on the US Country chart.
  • Andy Williams covered it on a 1976 single which peaked at #72.
  • Freddy Fender covered it on his 1978 album "Swamp Gold".
  • Heart covered it on a 1980 single which reached #8 in the US.
  • The Neville Brothers covered it on their 1984 album "Neville-ization".
  • Billy Joe Royal covered it on a 1989 single which reached #2 on the US Country chart.
  • Actor Don Johnson released his cover as a single in 1989 throughout Europe with the highest peaking at #2 on the German Singles chart.
  • Paul Anka covered it on his 1995 album "After All".
  • Laura Fygi covered it on her 1995 album "Turn Out the Lamplight".
  • Saxophonist Michael Lington covered it on his 1997 self-titled, debut album.
  • The Dirty Dozen Brass Band with Robert Randolph covered it on their 2002 album "Medicated Magic".
  • Andy Pratt & Mark Doyle covered it on their 2002 album "Cover Me".
  • Kerry Norton covered it on her 2005 album "Young Heart".
  • David Campbell covered it on his 2008 album "Good Lovin'".
  • Michael McDonald covered it on his 2010 album "The Voice of Michael McDonald".
  • Mick Hucknall covered it on his 2012 album "American Soul".
  • Térez Montcalm covered it on his 2013 album "I Know I'll Be Alright".


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