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 Gerd Rube in five simple steps.
1. Beatles – I Wanna Be Your Man
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. Blues Traveler – Miss You
This Blues Traveler cover version of the Rolling Stones song Miss You can be found on the album 1997-10-25: Utica Memorial Auditorium, Utica, NY, USA (disc 2). Anyroads, there are plenty of songs that the Blues Traveler have covered, and plenty of their songs that others have covered – like the following song.
4. Lynyrd Skynyrd – Free Bird
The Lynyrd Skynyrd song Free Bird was covered by Blues Traveler on the album Under the Influence: A Jam Band Tribute to Lynyrd Skynyrd. Moving on now, there are a number of songs that the Lynyrd Skynyrd have covered, and plenty of their songs that have been covered – like the following song.
5. Gerd Rube – Simple Man
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The Gerd Rube cover version of the Lynyrd Skynyrd song Simple Man can be found on the 2011 album Living The Dream – Live In Key West Vol 2.