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 Doug Sahm 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 Elvis Presley has covered, and plenty of his songs that have been covered – like the following song.

3. Creedence Clearwater Revival – Proud Mary

This Creedence Clearwater Revival version of Proud Mary, also recorded by Elvis Presley, can be found on their album Gold. Anyroads, there are plenty of songs that Creedence Clearwater Revival have covered, and plenty of their songs that others have covered – like the following song.

4. Uncle Tupelo – Effigy

This Uncle Tupelo cover version of the Creedence Clearwater Revival song Effigy can be found on their album 89/93 Anthology. Moving on now, there are a number of songs that Uncle Tupelo have covered, and plenty of their songs that have been covered – like the following song.

5. Doug Sahm – Give Back The Key To My Heart

The Doug Sahm song Give Back The Key To My Heart was covered by Uncle Tupelo on their album Anodyne.