Episode 54 – Songs The Beatles Covered

The Beatles are more famous for the songs that they wrote themselves, but on their early releases, they filled out their LPs (and one EP) with songs written by other people. Here we look at the songs The Beatles covered.

Playlist

  • Anna (Go To Him) – Arthur Alexander
  • Chains – The Cookies
  • Boys – The Shirelles
  • Baby, It’s You – The Shirelles
  • A Taste Of Honey – Billy Dee Williams
  • Twist & Shout – The Top Notes
  • ‘Till I Met You – Eileen Wilson
  • Please Mr Postman – The Marvelettes
  • Roll Over Beethoven – Chuck Berry
  • You Really Got a Hold On Me – The Miracles
  • Devil In Her Heart – The Donays
  • Money (That’s What I Want) – Barrett Strong
  • Long Tall Sally – Little Richard
  • Slow Down – Larry Williams
  • Matchbox – Carl Perkins
  • Rock and Roll Music – Chuck Berry
  • Mr Moonlight – Dr Feelgood and the Interns (aka Piano Red)
  • Kansas City – Little Willie Littlefield
  • Hey, Hey, Hey, Hey – Little Richard
  • Words Of Love – Buddy Holly
  • Honey Don’t – Carl Perkins
  • Everybody’ Tryin’ To be My Baby – Rex Griffin
  • Act Naturally – Buck Owens & The Buckaroos
  • Dizzy, Miss Lizzy – Larry Williams
  • Bad Boy – Larry Williams
  • Maggie Mae – The Vipers Skiffle Group

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