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 James Ray 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. George Harrison – Roll Over Beethoven
This George Harrison cover version of the Chuck Berry song Roll Over Beethoven can be found on his album Live In Japan. Moving on now, there are a number of songs that George Harrison has covered, and plenty of his songs that have been covered – like the following song.
4. Ron Wood – Far East Man
The song Far East Man was written by both George Harrison and Ronnie Wood and this version appears on the latter’s album I’ve Got My Own Album To Do. Anyroads, there are plenty of songs that Ron Wood has covered, and plenty of his songs that others have covered – like the following song.
5. James Ray – If You Gotta Make A Fool Of Somebody
The James Ray song If You Gotta Make A Fool Of Somebody was covered by Ron Wood on his album I’ve Got My Own Album To Do.