Is it possible to link from the Beatles to any other band or artist in the world in only five steps? There is only one way to find out. This one links from the Beatles to Anthony Callea in five simple steps.
1. Beatles – Across The Universe
This John Lennon penned Beatles classic appeared on their Let It Be album. Although it was never released as a single in the UK that has not stopped many other band and artists covering it, including the following.
2. Fiona Apple – Across The Universe
US songstress Fiona Apple recorded this cover of the Beatles classic for the soundtrack to the 1998 film Pleasantville. In 2002 Fiona Apple teamed up with Johnny Cash to record the following song.
3. Johnny Cash – Bridge Over Troubled Water
This Johnny Cash song, where he teams up with Fiona Apple, appears on his American IV: The Man Comes Around album, which was recorded in 2002. The song of course was originally by Simon And Garfunkel.
4. Simon And Garfunkel – Bridge Over Troubled Water
This classic Simon And Garfunkel number was their one and only UK number one hit, reaching the top spot in early 1970 (it also hit number one in the US). After the duo split, both embarked on solo chart careers. Moving on now, there are a number of songs that Simon And Garfunkel have covered, and plenty of their songs that have been covered – like the following song.
5. Anthony Callea – Bridge Over Troubled Water
The Anthony Callea cover version of the Simon And Garfunkel song Bridge Over Troubled Water was released in 2005.