Beyoncé, André 3000 remake ‘Back to Black’; the 10 best cover songs


No. 1 “Respect” – Aretha Franklin

Otis Redding said that he was inspired by the struggle for racial equality, but framed the song as an ode to a troubled relationship. The Queen of Soul re-claimed its protest song spirit and created an anthem for African Americans, women and a generation fighting for change.

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