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

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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