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Sweet Child O' Mine was the third single released by hard rock/heavy metal band Guns N' Roses. As of 2012, it is their only single to reach number-one in the U.S. It was the most successful single off of their debut album Appetite For Destruction. This track has been covered by a number of artists, such as Anastacia, The Sunny Bottom Boys, Gregorian and Bob Wayne.


Country Peak
Flag of Australia Australia 11[1]
Flag of Belgium Belgium (Flanders) 36[1]
Flag of the Netherlands Netherlands 20[1]
Flag of New Zealand New Zealand 5[1]
Flag of Spain Spain 30[1]
20px Schweden 27[1]
Flag of Switzerland Switzerland 15[1]
Flag of the United Kingdom United Kingdom 6[2]
Flag of the United States United States 1[3]

Sheryl Crow cover (1999)Edit

In September 1999, Sheryl Crow performed a cover version for the soundtrack to Big Daddy. The single were released in September 1999 and 8 October 1999[4].

Charts Peak
Flag of the Netherlands Netherlands 95[5]
Flag of the United Kingdom United Kingdom 30[2]

Taken by Trees cover (2009)Edit

Taken by Trees, the solo project of swedish vocalist Victoria Bergman, recorded an indie pop cover that charted in United Kingdom only on #23 [2]

Milk Inc. cover (2013)Edit

the Belgian dance duo Milk Inc. released a progressive / bigroom house cover including the original guitar riffs. The digital track was released on 3 June 2013, the physical copy 17 June 2013. This song only charted in Belgium at the Vlaamse Ultrapop Top 50 and peaked at #5[6]

References and WeblinksEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 "Sweet Child O' Mine" charts statistics at
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Sweet Child O' Mine" charts overview of the UK Top 75
  3. Guns N Roses charts overview at
  4. Google Research for the EAN 5099766788821
  5. Sheryl Crow "Sweet Child O' Mine" chart run at the Dutch Single Top 100
  6. Milk Inc. "Sweet Child O' Mine chart run at the Vlaamse Ultrapop Top 50

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