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 Chris Knight in five simple steps.
1. Beatles – That’s All Right Mama
Written by and originally performed by Arthur Crudup, the Beatles recorded their version of the song in the early 1960’s for the BBC and it is available on their Live At The BBC Album. It has also been recorded by Elvis.
2. Elvis Presley – That’s All Right Mama
Arguably the song that started it all for Elvis Presley. His version of the Arthur Crudup penned song was recorded in the 1950’s but it didn’t become a hit until it was available for download in 2004 when it reached number 3 in the UK charts. Moving on now, there are a number of songs that the Elvis Presley has covered, and plenty of his songs that have been covered – like the following song.
3. Willie Nelson – Love Me Tender
Elvis Presley famously recorded the Willie Nelson penned song Always On My Mind and here is Willie Nelson ‘returning’ the favour. He recorded this one in 1985. Anyroads, there are plenty of songs that Willie Nelson has covered, and plenty of his songs that others have covered – like the following song.
4. Cross Canadian Ragweed – Whiskey River
This Cross Canadian Ragweed cover version of the Willie Nelson song Whiskey River can be found on their album Brewed In Texas. Moving on now, there are plenty of songs that Cross Canadian Ragweed have covered, and plenty of their songs that were covered by others – like the following.
5. Chris Knight – Cry Lonely
The Chris Knight song Cry Lonely was covered by Cross Canadian Ragweed on their album Mission California.