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 Call in five simple steps.
1. Beatles – Come Together
In 1969 the Beatles released the double A-Side of Something and Come Together, taking it to a peak of number 4 in the UK charts. Come Together was a song that would get John Lennon in to trouble for ripping off a Chuck Berry song!
2. Chuck Berry – Sweet Little Sixteen
A number 16 hit for Chuck Berry in the UK charts in April 1958, Sweet Little Sixteen was his second chart appearance. A few years later the Beach Boys released Surfin’ USA and were soon having to give some of its royalties to Chuck Berry as the song was the same as this one!
3. Beach Boys – California Girls
This Beach Boys song was released as a single in the UK in September 1965 and hit a peak of number 26. Anyroads, there are plenty of songs that Beach Boys have covered, and plenty of his songs that others have covered – like the following song.
4. Simple Minds – Sloop John B
This Simple Minds cover version of the Beach Boys hit Sloop John B can be found on their album Searching For The Lost Boys. Moving on now, there are a number of songs that Simple Minds have covered, and plenty of their songs that have been covered – like the following song.
5. Call – Let The Day Begin
The Call song Let The Day Begin was covered by Simple Minds in 2009.