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 Joey Burns 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, alongside Johnny Cash
3. Johnny Cash – Bridge Over Troubled Water
This Johnny Cash song, where he teams up with Fiona Apple, appears on his American IV: The Man Comes Around album, which was recorded in 2002. Next up is a random Johnny Cash cover version!
4. Emmylou Harris – I Still Miss Someone
This Emmylou Harris cover version of the Johnny Cash song I Still Miss Someone can be found on her album Bluebird. Anyroads, there are plenty of songs that Emmylou Harris has covered, and plenty of her songs that others have covered – like the following song.
5. Joey Burns – The Return Of The Grievous Angel
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The Joey Burns and Victoria Williams cover version of the Emmylou Harris song The Return Of The Grievous Angel can be found on the 1993 album Commeorativo: A Tribute To Gram Parsons.