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Naked Eyes: “(There’s) Always Something There to Remind Me” 1982

This Burt Bacharach and Hal David song from 1964 has been covered so many times, it's hard to believe no one in 1982 noticed the Naked Eyes hit was a fresh arrangement of a two decades-old song.

Before Naked Eyes released it, it had been covered by no less than three dozen artists, including Brenda Lee (1965), Burt Bacharach (1965), The 4 Seasons (1965), Lou Christie (1966), Wayne Fontana (1966), Johnny Mathis (1967), Patti LaBelle & The Bluebelles (1967), Dionne Warwick (1967), Jay & The Americans (1967), Martha Reeves & The Vandellas (1968), José Feliciano (1968), R.B. Greaves (1969), Buddy Greco (1969), Peggy Lee (1970), Carpenters (medley) (1971), The Drifters (1973), Blue Swede (1974), Carpenters (medley) (1981), and a dozen more little-known acts.

Dionne Warwick recorded a demo in 1963, but the original release in 1964 was recorded by Lou Johnson. Sandie Shaw took the song to No. 1 in the UK that same year.