Cover Versions and Samples
In 1965 by Australian band, "The Henchmen". The song made its way into the Australian top 10.
In 1981, Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem led by Janice performed this song on an episode of The Muppet Show.
UK singer Lolly covered this song in 1999, as the B-side to her single "Big Boys Don't Cry". It peaked at number ten in the UK singles chart, in December of that year.
The song was covered by Paul Anka on the album Rock Swings (2005).
The Boys performed this song seen on a Kidsongs video and DVD: A Day with the Animals. When this MP3 version of this song was first heard in the Kidsongs' website, a extended version is heard which means the repeat of the bridge and third verse comes.
The Miami Showband have performed this, with lead singer Gerry covering the Michael Jackson version, voice and all.
The UK band McFly have often covered this song, especially at Christmas time.
Season 8 American Idol contestant Megan Joy sang "Rockin' Robin" during Michael Jackson Week.