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 Bouncing Souls in five simple steps.
1. Beatles – Everybody’s Trying To Be My Baby
There are two versions of the Beatles doing this song. This one is the one from their album Beatles For Sale, and they also have a version on their Live At The BBC album. The song was written by, and originally performed by Carl Perkins.
2. Carl Perkins – Everybody’s Trying To Be My Baby
Songsmith Carl Perkins wrote many songs that would later be covered by other bands. This one, later done by the Beatles, featured on the 1957 album Sun Dance Album Of Carl Perkins. While signed at Sun Records, Carl Perkins was a member of a (super)group known as the Million Dollar Quartet.
3. Million Dollar Quartet – Paralyzed
The Million Dollar Quartet were really a supergroup long before the term supergroup had even been invented. It featured the musical talents of Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis, Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash!
4. Johnny Cash – A Boy Named Sue
This Johnny Cash song was his second hit in the UK, reaching a peak of number 4 in September 1969. Anyroads, there are plenty of songs that the Johnny Cash has covered, and plenty of his songs that others have covered – like the following song.
5. Bouncing Souls – Born To Lose
This Bouncing Souls cover version of the Johnny Cash song Born To Lose can be found on their album Maniacal Laughter.