4 March 2022 at 08.45 AM, over 100 European radio stations broadcasted "Give peace a chance" by John Lennon (1969).
The radio stations broadcasted this all at the same time to give listeners hope. It was even broadcasted in Ukraine.
The statement of John was recorded live in a hotelroom in Montreal Canada. During the seventies it had great impact on anti Vietnam-war demonstrations.
Of course, "Give peace a chance" also has been covered.
Here you will find some more...
Louis Armstrong, 1970
Songs of the Beatles have been covered since 1963, and sometimes in huge numbers. Thousands of these Beatles covers can be found here, in selections of media lists, songs, or performing artists. All these items contain at the least one Beatles Cover Version.
The selection of tributes show that it was not only just the Beatles' music that had influence on other artists. The Beatles' album sleeve art had huge impact and still is an object for parodies.
More than 50 years ago, November 26th 1970, Let It Be was released. It was to be the last Beatles (studio) album and it received mixed reviews. Especially Phil Spector's production work was not to everyone's liking. The heavy orchestration was seen as overkill.
Still, singles like "Let It Be", "Get Back" and "The Long and Winding Road" became hits.
Top ten covered songs over several periods. Have a look and enjoy.
8167 Unique Cover Versions
2767 Artists (covering Beatles songs)
1597 Items with Beatles Cover Versions
The statistics pages give an idea about how the covering of Beatles's songs changed over the time. What songs are popular, and in which year a certain song is more covered then others. And yes, the amount of Beatles cover versions seems to be endless.