Sweeter the Second Time

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It takes an inspired songwriter to write a great original tune. But, the first version of a song isn’t always the best. Today: The art of the iconic cover song – from Eric Clapton’s “I Shot the Sheriff” to Whitney Houston’s “I Will Always Love You,” and beyond. Plus, a live performance from Brooklyn's own honky-tonk band, The Sweetback Sisters.

Listeners: Tell us a cover song that outshines the original version. Leave a comment here.