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 Ian Dury in five simple steps.
1. Beatles – Roll Over Beethoven
When it came to the ‘rockers’ the Beatles really knew how to get down! And Roll Over Beethoven, with lead vocals from George Harrison, is one of their finest little rockers. It can be found on their album With The Beatles but was, of course, written by Chuck Berry.
2. Chuck Berry – Come On
It isn’t just the Beatles who have made famous recordings of a Chuck Berry song, this one here was covered by the Rolling Stones. It was only two years previous to the Rolling Stones version that the Chuck Berry original was released on the album The Great Twenty Eight. Anyroads, there are plenty of songs that Chuck Berry has covered, and plenty of his songs that others have covered – like the following song.
3. Kinks – Beautiful Delilah
This Kinks cover version of the Chuck Berry hit Beautiful Delilah can be found on their album The Kinks. Moving on now, there are a number of songs that Kinks have covered, and plenty of their songs that have been covered – like the following song.
4. Madness – Lola
This Madness cover version of the Kinks song Lola featured on their 2005 album The Dangermen Sessions Volume 1. Anyroads, there are a number of songs that Kinks have covered, and plenty of their songs that have been covered – like the following song.
5. Ian Dury – My Old Man
The Ian Dury and the Blockheads song My Old Man was covered by Madness in 2001!