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 Richard Thompson in five simple steps.

1. Beatles – I Wanna Be Your Man

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=biyXavhxwis

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 – Stray Cat Blues

This song was never released as a single in the UK, but can be found on their album Beggars Banquet. Next up is a random Rolling Stones cover version.

3. Billy Bragg – She Smiled Sweetly

This Billy Bragg cover version of the Rolling Stones written song She Smiled Sweetly can be found on the album Uncut Magazine: March 2002. Anyroads, there are plenty of songs that Billy Bragg has covered, and plenty of his songs that others have covered – like the following song.

4. Mary Lou Lord – Ontario Quebec And Me

This Mary Lou Lord version of the Billy Bragg song Ontario Quebec And Me can be found on her album Live City Sounds.┬áMoving on now, there are a number of songs that Mary Lou Lord has covered, and plenty of her songs that have been covered – like the following song.

5. Richard Thompson – 1952 Vincent Black Lightning

The Richard Thompson song 1952 Vincent Black Lightning was covered by Mary Lou Lord on her album Live City Sounds.