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 Pearl Harbour 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. Drifters – Fools Fall In Love
This Drifters original of the Elvis Presley hit Fools Fall In Love can be found on the album Atlantic Rhythm And Blues 1947-1974 Volume 3 (1955-1958). Anyroads, there are plenty of songs that the Drifters have covered, and plenty of their songs that others have covered – like the following song.
4. Undertones – Under The Boardwalk
This Undertones cover version of the Drifters song Under The Boardwalk can be found on their album Hypnotised. Moving on now, there are a number of songs that Undertones have covered, and plenty of their songs that have been covered – like the following song.
5. Pearl Harbour – You’ve Got My Number
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The Pearl Harbour cover version of the Undertones song You’ve Got My Number can be found on the 1995 album Here Comes Trouble.