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 Stereolab 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. R E M – Paint It Black

R E M have quite often covered Paint It Black at their gigs and one such recording can be found on their album Don’t Try This At Home. Anyroads, there are plenty of songs that R E M have covered, and plenty of their songs that others have covered – like the following song.

4. Editors – Munich

The Editors song Munich was covered by R E M on the album Radio 1’s Live Lounge, Volume 3 (disc 1).┬áMoving on now, there are a number of songs that Editors have covered, and plenty of their songs that have been covered – like the following song.

5. Stereolab – French Disko

The Stereolab song French Disko was covered by the Editors on their album Munich.