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 Big Bill Broonzy in five simple steps.
1. Beatles – I Wanna Be Your Man
This Lennon and McCartney penned song, with vocals from Ringo Starr was featured on their album With The Beatles. It was later a chart hit for the Rolling Stones.
2. Rolling Stones – Stray Cat Blues
This song was never released as a single in the UK, but can be found on their album Beggars Banquet. Next up is a random Rolling Stones cover version.
3. Sam Cooke – Little Red Rooster
Sam Cooke’s rendition of the old blues song Little Red Rooster was recorded in 1963 and hit a peak of number 11 in the US charts. Anyroads, there are plenty of songs that Sam Cooke has covered, and plenty of his songs that others have covered – like the following song.
4. Band – A Change Is Gonna Come
This Band cover version of the Sam Cooke song A Change Is Gonna Come can be found on their album Moondog Matinee. Moving on now, there are a number of songs that the Band have covered, and plenty of their songs that have been covered – like the following song.
5. Big Bill Broonzy – Key To The Highway
The Big Bill Broonzy song Key To The Highway was covered by the Band on their album A Musical History.