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 Lawrence Welk in five simple steps.
1. Beatles – That’s All Right Mama
Written by and originally performed by Arthur Crudup, the Beatles recorded their version of the song in the early 1960’s for the BBC and it is available on their Live At The BBC Album. It has also been recorded by Elvis.
2. Elvis Presley – That’s All Right Mama
Arguably the song that started it all for Elvis Presley. His version of the Arthur Crudup penned song was recorded in the 1950’s but it didn’t become a hit until it was available for download in 2004 when it reached number 3 in the UK charts. Moving on now, there are a number of songs that the Elvis Presley has covered, and plenty of his songs that have been covered – like the following song.
3. Andy Williams – Can’t Help Falling In Love
This more up-tempo version of the song Can’t Help Falling In Love gave Andy Williams a number 3 hit in the UK charts in 1970. Anyroads, there are plenty of songs that Andy Williams has covered, and plenty of his songs that others have covered – like the following song.
4. Henry Mancini – Days Of Wine And Rose
The Henry Mancini song Days Of Wine And Roses was later covered by Andy Williams on his album Andy’s All Time Greatest Hits. Moving on now, there are a number of songs that Henry Mancini has covered, and plenty of his songs that have been covered – like the following song.
5. Lawrence Welk – Baby Elephant Walk
The Lawrence Welk version of the Henry Mancini tune Baby Elephant Walk was recorded in 1962.