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 Petula Clark in five simple steps.
1. Beatles – I Wanna Be Your Man
This Lennon and McCartney penned song, with vocals from Ringo Starr was featured on their album With The Beatles. It was later a chart hit for the Rolling Stones.
2. Rolling Stones – I Wanna Be Your Man
This cover of the Beatles song I Wanna Be Your Man was the second single release from the Rolling Stones in the UK and it reached a peak of number 12 in November 1963.
3. Otis Redding – Satisfaction
This Otis Redding version of the Rolling Stones classic (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction, re-titled just as Satisfaction, can be found on the top quality album Otis Blue. Also on that album is the Otis Redding song Respect, later made famous by Aretha Franklin.
4. Aretha Franklin – Call Me
Aretha Franklin’s first chart hit in the UK was her version of Respect reaching a peak of number 10 in June 1967. This song her was featured on her 1970 album The Girl’s In Love With You. It shares its name with the following song.
5. Petula Clark – Call Me
This song, written by Tony Hatch, was performed by Petula Clark on her 1965 EP Call Me. It has been covered many times since!