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 Jimmy Buckley in five simple steps.

1. Beatles – Everybody’s Trying To Be My Baby

There are two versions of the Beatles doing this song. This one is the one from their album Beatles For Sale, and they also have a version on their Live At The BBC album. The song was written by, and originally performed by Carl Perkins.

2. Carl Perkins – Everybody’s Trying To Be My Baby

Songsmith Carl Perkins wrote many songs that would later be covered by other bands. This one, later done by the Beatles, featured on the 1957 album Sun Dance Album Of Carl Perkins. While signed at Sun Records, Carl Perkins was a member of a (super)group known as the Million Dollar Quartet.

3. Million Dollar Quartet – Paralyzed

The Million Dollar Quartet were really a supergroup long before the term supergroup had even been invented. It featured the musical talents of Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis, Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash!

4. Johnny Cash – A Boy Named Sue

This Johnny Cash song was his second hit in the UK, reaching a peak of number 4 in September 1969. Anyroads, there are plenty of songs that the Johnny Cash has covered, and plenty of his songs that others have covered – like the following song.

5. Jimmy Buckley – Give My Love To Rose

The Jimmy Buckley cover version of the Johnny Cash song Give My Love To Rose can be found on the 2006 album Jimmy Buckley Live In Concert.