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  • Chuck Berry - Essential Works : 1955 - 1962. 2LP [Ltd Ed.500 Copies]
  • Chuck Berry - Essential Works : 1955 - 1962. 2LP [Ltd Ed.500 Copies]

Chuck Berry - Essential Works : 1955 - 1962. 2LP [Ltd Ed.500 Copies]

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Chuck Berry - Essential Works  1955 - 1962 2LP [Ltd Ed 500 Copies]

 

Artist : Chuck Berry

Label : Diggers Factory

Format : 2 x 12" (140g)

Country : United States

Genres : Rock & RollRock

Pressing : 500 Copies

 

Of all the fathers of rock ’n’ roll, Chuck Berry was the most colourful, a wild and original character who was a model for the greatest rock guitarists. Harassed and imprisoned by racist authorities, Chuck would spend some 60 years either at the top of the charts or behind bars. After being sentenced for hold-ups in three stores, car theft, and possession of a weapon, he spent two years in a reformatory. Released in 1947, it was after an encounter with Muddy Waters, and especially Leonard Chess in 1955, that his life was transformed. He recorded a Bob Wills country song that he retitled “Maybellene”, and it sold over a million copies, which took the song to the top of the R&B charts, the first in a long series of hits he recorded for the Chess label. They are all on this album.

 

 

TRACKLIST

 

SIDE 1

1.

Roll Over Beethoven

Chuck Berry

02:26

 

2.

Too Much Monkey Business

Chuck Berry

02:57

 

3.

School Day (Hail! Hail! Rock'n'Roll)

Chuck Berry

02:44

 

4.

Rock And Roll Music

Chuck Berry

02:35

 

5.

Maybellene

Chuck Berry

02:21

 

6.

No Money Down

Chuck Berry

03:00

 

7.

Thirty Days (To Come Back Home)

Chuck Berry

02:25

 

8.

Brown Eyed Handsome Man

Chuck Berry

02:18

 

SIDE 2

1.

Johnny B. Goode

Chuck Berry

02:40

 

2.

Sweet Little Sixteen

Chuck Berry

03:13

 

3.

Guitar Boogie

Chuck Berry

02:20

 

4.

Reelin And Rockin

Chuck Berry

03:19

 

5.

Around & Around

Chuck Berry

02:40

 

6.

Carol

Chuck Berry

02:50

 

7.

Sweet Little Rock n Roller

Chuck Berry

02:23

 

2

SIDE 1

 

1.

Memphis Tennesse

Chuck Berry

02:13

 

2.

Little Queenie

Chuck Berry

02:43

 

3.

Almost Grown

Chuck Berry

02:22

 

4.

Back in The USA

Chuck Berry

02:29

 

5.

Betty Jean

Chuck Berry

02:31

 

6.

Let It Rock

Chuck Berry

01:47

 

7.

Jaguar and the Thunderbird

Chuck Berry

01:53

 

SIDE 2

1.

Bye Bye Johnny

Chuck Berry

02:07

 

2.

Don't You Lie to Me

Chuck Berry

02:01

 

3.

Down The Road A Piece

Chuck Berry

02:16

 

4.

Confessin The Blues

Chuck Berry

02:11

 

5.

Route 66

Chuck Berry

02:49

 

6.

I'm Talking About You

Chuck Berry

01:51

 

7.

Come On

Chuck Berry

01:50

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