20 Popular Songs Written by the Last Person You Expect

We all kind of expect nowadays that the person singing a tune we're into likely didn't write it. What's shocking, though, is that sometimes the song was written by someone who likely could've performed it better as well.

Our readers bring you some of the most familiar songs of all time that were written by someone totally talented and totally out of left field. The winner is below, but first the runners-up ...

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Entry by tralfy

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Entry by Cervus

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Entry by eddmario

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Entry by whoiswillo

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Entry by Matt Lovell

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Entry by Nels Nelsen

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Entry by hotrod2001

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Entry by faschwaa

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Entry by gicusudoru

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Entry by Kenotic

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Entry by richferrara

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Entry by JasonGaston

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Entry by WalleyedPike

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Entry by MattBlack

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Entry by ChevySpoons

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Entry by gicusudoru

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Entry by JurassicRobot

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And the winner is ...

Congrats, tesla777. You win money.

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