All Versions Of "The First Cut Is The Deepest" 

“The First Cut Is the Deepest” is written by British singer-songwriter Cat Stevens and launched in April 1967

“The First Cut Is the Deepest” is written by British singer-songwriter Cat Stevens and launched in April 1967

The song became substantially famous when Rod Stewart recorded a cover in 1976

The song became substantially famous when Rod Stewart recorded a cover in 1976

The song became a huge hit when Rod Stewart recorded a cover in 1976

The song became a huge hit when Rod Stewart recorded a cover in 1976

Similarly, P.P. Arnold,  was one of the first to cover the music after Cat Stevens launched it.

Similarly, P.P. Arnold,  was one of the first to cover the music after Cat Stevens launched it.

Sheryl Crow also blanketed a cover of the song on her album “The Very Best of Sheryl Crow” in 2003.

Sheryl Crow also blanketed a cover of the song on her album “The Very Best of Sheryl Crow” in 2003.

Canadian singer Keith Hampshire as well as Australian rock band Sherbet released the song in 1973

Canadian singer Keith Hampshire as well as Australian rock band Sherbet released the song in 1973

Jamaican singer Norma Fraser recorded a reggae version while Roddie Joy launched an R&B version in 1967

Jamaican singer Norma Fraser recorded a reggae version while Roddie Joy launched an R&B version in 1967