List of songs covered by the Beatles

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This article is a list of cover versions recorded and released by the Beatles as a band or solo artists.

The Beatles[edit]

Song Year Beatles album Original artist
"Anna (Go to Him)" 1963 Please Please Me Arthur Alexander
"Chains" 1963 Please Please Me The Cookies
"Boys" 1963 Please Please Me The Shirelles
"Baby It's You" 1963 Please Please Me The Shirelles
"A Taste of Honey" 1963 Please Please Me Bobby Scott/Lenny Welch
"Twist and Shout" 1963 Please Please Me The Isley Brothers
"Till There Was You" 1963 With the Beatles Barbara Cook
"Please Mr. Postman" 1963 With the Beatles The Marvelettes
"Roll Over Beethoven" 1963 With the Beatles Chuck Berry
"You Really Got a Hold on Me" 1963 With the Beatles The Miracles
"Devil in Her Heart" 1963 With the Beatles The Donays
"Money (That's What I Want)" 1963 With the Beatles Barrett Strong
"Long Tall Sally" 1964 Long Tall Sally (EP) Little Richard
"Slow Down" 1964 Long Tall Sally (EP) Larry Williams
"Matchbox" 1964 Long Tall Sally (EP) Carl Perkins
"Rock and Roll Music" 1964 Beatles for Sale Chuck Berry
"Mr. Moonlight" 1964 Beatles for Sale Dr. Feelgood
"Kansas City/Hey-Hey-Hey-Hey!" 1964 Beatles for Sale Little Willie Littlefield/Little Richard
"Words of Love" 1964 Beatles for Sale Buddy Holly
"Honey Don't" 1964 Beatles for Sale Carl Perkins
"Everybody's Trying to Be My Baby" 1964 Beatles for Sale Carl Perkins
"Bad Boy" 1965 Beatles VI Larry Williams
"Act Naturally" 1965 Help! Buck Owens
"Dizzy Miss Lizzy" 1965 Help! Larry Williams
"Maggie Mae" 1970 Let It Be The Vipers Skiffle Group
"I Got a Woman" 1994 Live at the BBC Ray Charles
"Too Much Monkey Business" 1994 Live at the BBC Chuck Berry
"Keep Your Hands Off My Baby" 1994 Live at the BBC Little Eva
"Young Blood" 1994 Live at the BBC The Coasters
"A Shot of Rhythm and Blues" 1994 Live at the BBC Arthur Alexander
"Sure to Fall (In Love with You)" 1994 Live at the BBC Carl Perkins
"Some Other Guy" 1994 Live at the BBC Richie Barrett
"That's All Right, Mama" 1994 Live at the BBC Elvis Presley
"Carol" 1994 Live at the BBC Chuck Berry
"Soldier of Love (Lay Down Your Arms)" 1994 Live at the BBC Arthur Alexander
"Clarabella" 1994 Live at the BBC The Jodimars
"I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Cry (Over You)" 1994 Live at the BBC Elvis Presley
"Crying, Waiting, Hoping" 1994 Live at the BBC Buddy Holly
"To Know Her Is to Love Her" 1994 Live at the BBC The Teddy Bears
“The Honeymoon Song” 1994 Live at the BBC Marino Marini
"Johnny B. Goode" 1994 Live at the BBC Chuck Berry
"Memphis, Tennessee" 1994 Live at the BBC Chuck Berry
"Lucille" 1994 Live at the BBC Little Richard
"Sweet Little Sixteen" 1994 Live at the BBC Chuck Berry
"Lonesome Tears in My Eyes" 1994 Live at the BBC Johnny Burnette and His Rock 'n' Roll Trio
"Nothin' Shakin'" 1994 Live at the BBC Eddie Fontaine
"The Hippy Hippy Shake" 1994 Live at the BBC Chan Romero
"Glad All Over" 1994 Live at the BBC Carl Perkins
"I Just Don’t Understand" 1994 Live at the BBC Ann-Margret
"So How Come (No One Loves Me)" 1994 Live at the BBC The Everly Brothers
"I Forgot To Remember To Forget" 1994 Live at the BBC Elvis Presley
"I Got to Find My Baby" 1994 Live at the BBC Chuck Berry
"Ooh! My Soul" 1994 Live at the BBC Little Richard
"Don't Ever Change" 1994 Live at the BBC The Crickets
"That'll Be the Day" 1995 Anthology 1 The Crickets
"Hallelujah I Love Her So" 1995 Anthology 1 Ray Charles
"Ain't She Sweet" 1995 Anthology 1/Anthology 3 Milton Ager/Jack Yellen
"Searchin'" 1995 Anthology 1 The Coasters
"Three Cool Cats" 1995 Anthology 1 The Coasters
"The Sheik of Araby" 1995 Anthology 1 Harry B. Smith/Francis Wheeler/Ted Snyder
"Bésame Mucho" 1995 Anthology 1 Consuelo Velázquez
"Lend Me Your Comb" 1995 Anthology 1 Carl Perkins
"Shout" 1995 Anthology 1 The Isley Brothers
"Leave My Kitten Alone" 1995 Anthology 1 Little Willie John
"I'm Talking About You" 2013 On Air - Live at the BBC Volume 2 Chuck Berry
"Beautiful Dreamer" 2013 On Air - Live at the BBC Volume 2 Stephen Foster

Solo[edit]

John Lennon[edit]

Paul McCartney[edit]

For Paul McCartney's 1988 Снова в СССР album (released worldwide in 1991), formed only of rock, blues and jazz classics and including some of those mentioned above:

George Harrison[edit]

Ringo Starr[edit]

Starr's 1970 solo debut album, Sentimental Journey, consists entirely of standards:

Later covers by Ringo:

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