Music's famous flipsides B-sides that deserved A-sides

Elvis Presley - 'Hound Dog': 'Hound Dog' was initially released as the B-side to the single 'Don't Be Cruel' (1956).

Queen - 'We Will Rock You': One of popular music's most powerful anthems, 'We Will Rock You' was paired with 'We Are the 

Rod Stewart - 'Maggie May': Rod Stewart's 'Maggie May' exemplifies how a B-side track can totally eclipse an A-side choice,

Madonna - 'Into the Groove': Madonna fans in the United States figured that after featuring in the movie 'Desperately Seeking Susan' (1985), 

Righteous Brothers - 'Unchained Melody': Remarkably ending up as the B-side to the less popular 'Hung on You' (1965),

The Rolling Stones - 'You Can't Always Get What You Want': The B-side to 'Honky Tonk Woman' (1969), 'You Can't Always Get What You Want' was at first dismissed as a throwaway.

Green Day - 'Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)': The original acoustic version of 'Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)' appeared as the B-side to 'Brain

The Beach Boys - 'God Only Knows': 'God Only Knows' is considered one of the Beach Boys' greatest compositions.

Kiss - 'Beth': The B-side to 'Detroit Rock City' (1976), 'Beth,' a slow-burn ballad, remains the band's biggest commercial hit in the United States after it was re-released as an A-side.

Sam Cooke - 'A Change is Gonna Come': 'A Change is Gonna Come' is the B-side to 'Shake' (1964). 

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