[Ads-l] Antedating of "Cover Version"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Sat Feb 21 23:19:27 UTC 2015

cover version (OED 1966)

1953 _Billboard_ 11 Apr. 41  Hound Dog ... This is a cover version of the Willie Mae Thornton disk, which has been one of the fastest breaking hits in some years.

Fred Shapiro

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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