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 Grandfabric in five simple steps.

1. Beatles – Blackbird

Taken from the Beatles album The Beatles (also referred to as the White Album), Blackbird may well be credited as a Beatles song but every single part of the song was constructed and played by Paul McCartney, who in his Wings day wrote Live And Let Die.

2. Guns And Roses – Sympathy For The Devil

In their later years Guns And Roses became something of a glorified cover band. Not only did they cover the Paul McCartney written song Live And Let Die they also covered this one, which hit a peak of number 9 in the UK charts in early 1995 and was, of course, originally by the Rolling Stones.

3. Rolling Stones – Under My Thumb

This song was never released as a single in the UK, but can be found on their album Aftermath. It has been covered by many different bands and artists, including the following.

4. Who – Under My Thumb

This Who cover version of the Rolling Stones song Under My Thumb can be found on their album Odds And Sods. Anyroads, there are plenty of songs that the Who have covered, and plenty of their songs that others have covered – like the following song.

5. Grandfabric – Athena

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The Grandfabric cover version of the Who song Athena can be found on the 2004 album Who’s Not Forgotten: FDR’s Tribute To The Who.