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 Bill Evans in five simple steps.

1. Beatles – I Wanna Be Your Man

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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. George Gershwin – Summertime

The George Gershwin song Summertime was covered by Sam Cooke on his album Portrait Of A Legend 1951-1964. Moving on now, there are a number of songs that George Gershwin has covered, and plenty of his songs that have been covered – like the following song.

5. Bill Evans – Summertime

This Bill Evans cover version of the George Gershwin song Summertime can be found on his album Complete Riverside Recordings.