The Chuck Berry Database
Details for Ellis "Lafayette" Leake

The Chuck Berry Database contains the most accurate and up to date information about the recordings of Chuck Berry.

Fred Rothwell: Long Distance Information Morten Reff: Chuck Berry International Directory Vol. 1 The database is an international joint work by Fred Rothwell, England, author of "Long Distance information - Chuck Berry's Recorded Legacy", Morten Reff, Norway, author of "The Chuck Berry International Directory", and Dietmar Rudolph, Germany, author of "A Collector's Guide to the Music of Chuck Berry" featuring collaboration from Thierry Chanu, France, Arne Wolfswinkel, the Netherlands, and Claude Schlouch, France, with help from record collectors world-wide.

Using this database you can find out which songs Chuck Berry recorded during his musical career, when he recorded the often multiple versions of a song, and who helped him.

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Chuck Berry recordings Ellis "Lafayette" Leake can be heard on

Ellis Leake
Nickname "Lafayette"

6. or 15. 5. 1957 (CHESS Records)

How You've Changed
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar, 2nd guitar (overdub)
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Fred Belowdrums

Length2:46
MasterCHESS 8498
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on albumOne Dozen Berrys (CHESS 1432, USA, 1958-03)

 

6. or 15. 5. 1957 (CHESS Records)

Rock And Roll Music
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording, alt. take

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar, 2nd vocal (overdub)
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Fred Belowdrums

Length2:24
First release on albumRock'n'Roll Rarities (CHESS CH2-92521, USA, 1986-03)

 

6. or 15. 5. 1957 (CHESS Records)

Rock And Roll Music
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording, original release

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Fred Belowdrums

Length2:29
MasterCHESS 8499
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmRock & Roll Music b/w Blue Feeling (CHESS 1671, USA, 1957-09)
First release on albumOne Dozen Berrys (CHESS 1432, USA, 1958-03)

Audience dubbed

-audience (overdub)
Length2:30
First release on albumThe Chuck Berry Collection (DEJA VU DVLP 2068, I, 1986)

 

6. or 15. 5. 1957 (CHESS Records)

Oh Baby Doll
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Fred Belowdrums

Length2:34
MasterCHESS 8500
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmOh Baby Doll b/w La Jaunda (CHESS 1664, USA, 1957-06)
First release on albumOne Dozen Berrys (CHESS 1432, USA, 1958-03)

 

6. or 15. 5. 1957 (CHESS Records)

Thirteen Question Method
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS 1957 Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Fred Belowdrums

Length2:41
MasterCHESS 8501
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on albumAmerica's Hottest Wax (Reelin' 001, EU, 1979)

 

6. or 15. 5. 1957 (CHESS Records)

How High The Moon (instrumental)
(Nancy Hamilton, Morgan Lewis)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryguitar
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Fred Belowdrums

Length3:07
MasterCHESS 12496
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on albumAmerica's Hottest Wax (Reelin' 001, EU, 1979)

Audience dubbed (CHESS)

Length on some releases only 1:03
E. Rodney Jonesmaster of ceremonies (overdub)
-audience (overdub)
Length1:45
First release on albumChuck Berry On Stage (CHESS 1480, USA, 1963-08)

Audience dubbed (Stack-O-Hits)

+audience (overdub)
Length3:03
First release on albumAlive and Rockin' (Stack-O-Hits AG 9019, USA, 1983-05)

 

19. 11. 1958 (CHESS Records)

Merry Christmas Baby
(Johnny Moore, Lou Baxter)
CHESS Recording, original single release, take 9A

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar, 2nd guitar (overdub)
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Odie Paynedrums

Length3:08
MasterCHESS 9166
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmMerry Christmas Baby b/w Run Rudolph Run (CHESS 1714, USA, 1958-11)
First release on albumChuck Berry's Golden Decade, Vol. 2 (CHESS 60023, USA, 1973-02)

 

19. 11. 1958 (CHESS Records)

Merry Christmas Baby
(Johnny Moore, Lou Baxter)
CHESS Recording, original album release, take 16

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Odie Paynedrums

Length2:57
First release on albumSt. Louis to Liverpool (CHESS 1488, USA, 1964-11)

 

19. 11. 1958 (CHESS Records)

Run Rudolph Run
(Chuck Berry, M. Brodie)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar, 2nd guitar (overdub)
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Odie Paynedrums

Length2:37
MasterCHESS 9167
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmMerry Christmas Baby b/w Run Rudolph Run (CHESS 1714, USA, 1958-11)
First release on albumChuck Berry's Golden Decade, Vol. 2 (CHESS 60023, USA, 1973-02)

 

19. 11. 1958 (CHESS Records)

Little Queenie
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording, take 8

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar, 2nd guitar (overdub)
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Odie Paynedrums

Length2:32
First release on albumRock'n'Roll Rarities (CHESS CH2-92521, USA, 1986-03)

 

19. 11. 1958 (CHESS Records)

Little Queenie
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording, original release

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar, 2nd guitar (overdub)
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Odie Paynedrums

Length2:38
MasterCHESS 9206
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmAlmost Grown b/w Little Queenie (CHESS 1722, USA, 1959-03)
First release on albumChuck Berry Is On Top (CHESS 1435, USA, 1959-07)

Audience dubbed

-audience (overdub)
Length2:34
First release on albumThe Chuck Berry Collection (DEJA VU DVLP 2068, I, 1986)

 

19. 11. 1958 (CHESS Records)

That's My Desire
(Carroll Loveday, Helmy Kresa)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Odie Paynedrums, claves (prob.)

Length2:11
MasterCHESS 9207
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmAnthony Boy b/w That's My Desire (CHESS 1716, USA, 1959-01)
First release on albumLet It Rock (CHECKMATE 1955, NL, 1987)

 

12. 2. 1960 (CHESS Records)

Driftin' Blues
(Charles Brown, Johnny Moore, Eddie Williams)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Matthew "Matt Guitar" Murphyguitar
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano
Leroy C. Davistenor saxophone
unknowntenor saxophone, chorus
Reggie Boydelectric bass
Odie Paynedrums

Length2:17
MasterCHESS 10075
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmBlue Mood (Pye Intl. NEP 44033, UK, 1964-12)
First release on albumRockin' at the Hops (CHESS 1448, USA, 1960-07)

 

12. 2. 1960 (CHESS Records)

I Got to Find My Baby
(Peter Joe Clayton)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Matthew "Matt Guitar" Murphyguitar
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano
Leroy C. Davistenor saxophone
unknowntenor saxophone
Reggie Boydelectric bass
Odie Paynedrums

Length2:13
MasterCHESS 10076
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmI Got to Find My Baby b/w Mad Lad (CHESS 1763, USA, 1960-08)
First release on albumRockin' at the Hops (CHESS 1448, USA, 1960-07)

Stereo remix

Length2:12
EngineerSteve Hoffman
First release on albumMore Rock 'n' Roll Rarities (CHESS 9190, USA, 1986-08)

 

12. 2. 1960 (CHESS Records)

Don't You Lie To Me
(Hudson Whittaker)
CHESS 1960 Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Matthew "Matt Guitar" Murphyguitar
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano
Leroy C. Davistenor saxophone
unknowntenor saxophone
Reggie Boydelectric bass
Odie Paynedrums

Length1:58
MasterCHESS 10077
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmCome On (CHESS CRE 6005, UK, 1965-10)
First release on albumNew Juke Box Hits (CHESS 1456, USA, 1961-03)

 

15. 2. 1960 (overdub prob. 12. 4. 1960) (CHESS Records)

Diploma For Two
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano
Leroy C. Davistenor saxophone
unknowntenor saxophone, baritone saxophone, chorus (overdub)
Reggie Boydelectric bass
Odie Paynedrums

Length2:28
MasterCHESS 10092
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmI'm Talking About You b/w Diploma for Two (CHESS 1853, USA, 1963-04)
First release on albumNew Juke Box Hits (CHESS 1456, USA, 1961-03)

Stereo

Length2:28
First release on albumYou Never Can Tell (Marble Arch MALS-702, UK, 1967-12)

 

15. 2. 1960 (overdub prob. 12. 4. 1960) (CHESS Records)

Little Star
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano
Leroy C. Davistenor saxophone
unknowntenor saxophone, baritone saxophone, chorus (overdub)
Reggie Boydelectric bass
Odie Paynedrums

Length2:45
MasterCHESS 10093
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmLittle Star b/w I'm Talking About You (CHESS 1779, USA, 1961-02)
First release on albumNew Juke Box Hits (CHESS 1456, USA, 1961-03)

 

15. 2. 1960 (overdub prob. 12. 4. 1960) (CHESS Records)

The Way It Was Before | Way It Was Before
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano
Leroy C. Davistenor saxophone
unknowntenor saxophone, baritone saxophone, chorus (overdub)
Reggie Boydelectric bass
Odie Paynedrums

Length2:48
MasterCHESS 10094
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on albumNew Juke Box Hits (CHESS 1456, USA, 1961-03)

 

29. 3. 1960 (CHESS Records)

Worried Life Blues
(Maceo Merriweather)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Matthew "Matt Guitar" Murphyguitar
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Odie Paynedrums

Length2:07
MasterCHESS 10078
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmBye Bye Johnny b/w Worried Life Blues (CHESS 1754, USA, 1960-04)
First release on albumRockin' at the Hops (CHESS 1448, USA, 1960-07)

 

29. 3. 1960 (CHESS Records)

Our Little Rendezvous
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Matthew "Matt Guitar" Murphyguitar
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Odie Paynedrums

Length2:02
MasterCHESS 10079
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmJaguar and the Thunderbird b/w Our Little Rendezvous (CHESS 1767, USA, 1960-10)
First release on albumSt. Louis to Liverpool (CHESS 1488, USA, 1964-11)

 

29. 3. 1960 (CHESS Records)

Bye Bye Johnny
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Matthew "Matt Guitar" Murphyguitar
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Odie Paynedrums

Length2:03
MasterCHESS 10080
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmBye Bye Johnny b/w Worried Life Blues (CHESS 1754, USA, 1960-04)
First release on albumRockin' at the Hops (CHESS 1448, USA, 1960-07)

Stereo Remix

Length2:03
EngineerSteve Hoffman
First release on albumRock'n'Roll Rarities (CHESS CH2-92521, USA, 1986-03)

 

29. 3. 1960 (CHESS Records)

Run Around
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, steel guitar
Matthew "Matt Guitar" Murphyguitar
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Odie Paynedrums

Length2:30
MasterCHESS 10081
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on albumNew Juke Box Hits (CHESS 1456, USA, 1961-03)

Stereo

Length2:30
First release on albumYou Never Can Tell (Marble Arch MALS-702, UK, 1967-12)

 

29. 3. 1960 (CHESS Records)

Jaguar And The Thunderbird
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Matthew "Matt Guitar" Murphyguitar
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Odie Paynedrums
unknownchorus

Length1:48
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on albumChuck Berry's Golden Decade, Vol. 2 (CHESS 60023, USA, 1973-02)

Single edit (shortened)

Length1:40
MasterCHESS 10082
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmJaguar and the Thunderbird b/w Our Little Rendezvous (CHESS 1767, USA, 1960-10)
First release on albumThe Latest And The Greatest (Pye Intl. NPL 28031, UK, 1964-05)

Audience dubbed

-audience (overdub)
Length1:38
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on albumChuck Berry On Stage (CHESS 1480, USA, 1963-08)

 

12. 4. 1960 (CHESS Records)

Down The Road Apiece
(Don Raye)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Matthew "Matt Guitar" Murphyguitar
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano
Walter "Champion" Coledouble bass
Odie Paynedrums

Length2:13
MasterCHESS 10096
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmDown the Road Apiece b/w Johnny B. Goode +2 Bo Diddley (CHESS 6145 012, UK, 1972-08)
First release on albumRockin' at the Hops (CHESS 1448, USA, 1960-07)

Stereo remix

Length2:25
EngineerSteve Hoffman
First release on albumMore Rock 'n' Roll Rarities (CHESS 9190, USA, 1986-08)

 

12. 4. 1960 (CHESS Records)

Confessin' The Blues
(Jay McShann, Walter Brown)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Matthew "Matt Guitar" Murphyguitar
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano
Walter "Champion" Coledouble bass
Odie Paynedrums

Length2:07
MasterCHESS 10097
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on albumRockin' at the Hops (CHESS 1448, USA, 1960-07)

 

12. 4. 1960 (CHESS Records)

Sweet Sixteen
(A. Nugetre (Ahmet Ertegün))
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Matthew "Matt Guitar" Murphyguitar
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Odie Paynedrums

Length2:44
MasterCHESS 10098
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on albumNew Juke Box Hits (CHESS 1456, USA, 1961-03)

 

12. 4. 1960 (CHESS Records)

Thirteen Question Method
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS 1960 Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Matthew "Matt Guitar" Murphyguitar
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Odie Paynedrums
unknownpercussion

Length2:11
MasterCHESS 10099
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on albumNew Juke Box Hits (CHESS 1456, USA, 1961-03)

 

12. 4. 1960 (CHESS Records)

Stop And Listen
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
unknownvocal
Matthew "Matt Guitar" Murphyguitar
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Odie Paynedrums

Length2:25
MasterCHESS 10100
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on albumNew Juke Box Hits (CHESS 1456, USA, 1961-03)

 

12. 4. 1960 (CHESS Records)

I Still Got The Blues | Still Got The Blues
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Matthew "Matt Guitar" Murphyguitar
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Odie Paynedrums

Length2:04
MasterCHESS 10101
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on albumOn the Blues Side (ACE Records CDCH 397, UK, 1993)

Audience dubbed

-audience (overdub)
Length2:00
First release on albumChuck Berry On Stage (CHESS 1480, USA, 1963-08)

 

12. 4. 1960 (CHESS Records)

I'm Just A Lucky So And So | Lucky So And So
(Duke Ellington, Mack David)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Matthew "Matt Guitar" Murphyguitar
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Odie Paynedrums

Length2:50
MasterCHESS 10102
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on albumChuck Berry - The Chess Box (CHESS CH6-80001, USA, 1988-11)

 

12. 4. 1960 (CHESS Records)

Mad Lad (instrumental)
(Roquel "Billy" Davis)
CHESS Recording

Matthew "Matt Guitar" Murphyguitar
Chuck Berrysteel guitar
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Odie Paynedrums

Length2:08
MasterCHESS 10103
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmI Got to Find My Baby b/w Mad Lad (CHESS 1763, USA, 1960-08)
First release on albumRockin' at the Hops (CHESS 1448, USA, 1960-07)

 

12. 4. 1960 (CHESS Records)

Blues For Hawaiians | Crying Steel | Surfing Steel (instrumental)
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS 1960 Recording, named Crying Steel

Matthew "Matt Guitar" Murphyguitar
Chuck Berrysteel guitar
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Odie Paynedrums

Length2:26
MasterCHESS 10104
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on albumChuck Berry - The Chess Box (CHESS CH6-80001, USA, 1988-11)

Audience dubbed

-audience (overdub)
Length2:25
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on albumChuck Berry On Stage (CHESS 1480, USA, 1963-08)

 

19. 1. 1961 (CHESS Records)

Route 66
(Bobby Troup)
CHESS Recording, original release, take 10

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano
Reggie Boydelectric bass
Philip "Phil" Thomasdrums

Length2:43
MasterCHESS 10636
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on albumNew Juke Box Hits (CHESS 1456, USA, 1961-03)

 

19. 1. 1961 (CHESS Records)

Route 66
(Bobby Troup)
CHESS Recording, take 11

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano
Reggie Boydelectric bass
Philip "Phil" Thomasdrums

Length2:48
First release on albumMore Rock 'n' Roll Rarities (CHESS 9190, USA, 1986-08)

 

19. 1. 1961 (CHESS Records)

I'm Talking About You | Talkin' Bout You | Talking 'Bout You
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano
Reggie Boydelectric bass
Philip "Phil" Thomasdrums

Length1:48
MasterCHESS 10637
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmLittle Star b/w I'm Talking About You (CHESS 1779, USA, 1961-02)
First release on albumNew Juke Box Hits (CHESS 1456, USA, 1961-03)

Stereo remix

Length1:48
EngineerSteve Hoffman
First release on albumMore Rock 'n' Roll Rarities (CHESS 9190, USA, 1986-08)

 

19. 1. 1961 (CHESS Records)

Rip It Up
(Robert 'Bumps' Blackwell, John Marascalco)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano
Reggie Boydelectric bass
Philip "Phil" Thomasdrums

Length2:09
MasterCHESS 10638
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on albumYou Never Can Tell (Hip-O Select B0012465-02, USA, 2009-02)

faded

Length1:58
MasterCHESS 10638
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmRip It Up b/w No Money Down (CHESS 169532, F, 1969)
First release on albumNew Juke Box Hits (CHESS 1456, USA, 1961-03)

 

3. 8. 1961 (CHESS Records)

Come On | Everything Is Wrong
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording, alt. take

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar, 2nd guitar (overdub)
Martha Berryvocal
Matthew "Matt Guitar" Murphyguitar
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano
Abe Locketenor saxophone
John Jacksontenor saxophone
Reggie Boydelectric bass
Philip "Phil" Thomasdrums

Length1:49
First release on albumChuck Berry (Marble Arch MALS-611, UK, 1966-09)

 

3. 8. 1961 (CHESS Records)

Come On | Everything Is Wrong
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording, original release

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar, 2nd guitar (overdub)
Martha Berryvocal
Matthew "Matt Guitar" Murphyguitar
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano
Abe Locketenor saxophone
John Jacksontenor saxophone
Reggie Boydelectric bass
Philip "Phil" Thomasdrums

Length1:47
MasterCHESS 11072
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmGo Go Go b/w Come On (CHESS 1799, USA, 1961-10)
First release on albumTwist With Chuck Berry (CHESS 1465, USA, 1962-02)

 

3. 8. 1961 (CHESS Records)

Adulteen
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Martha Berryvocal
Matthew "Matt Guitar" Murphyguitar
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano
Abe Locketenor saxophone
John Jacksontenor saxophone
Reggie Boydelectric bass
Philip "Phil" Thomasdrums

Length2:09
MasterCHESS 11073
First release on albumThe ARC Music Classics (ARC AMC CB 0402, USA, 2004-02)

 

3. 8. 1961 (CHESS Records)

The Man And The Donkey | Man and the Donkey
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar, 2nd guitar (overdub)
Martha Berryvocal
Matthew "Matt Guitar" Murphyguitar
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano
Abe Locketenor saxophone
John Jacksontenor saxophone
Reggie Boydelectric bass
Philip "Phil" Thomasdrums

Length2:06
MasterCHESS 11074
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on albumChuck Berry's Golden Decade, Vol. 3 (CHESS 60028, USA, 1974-04)

Audience dubbed

-audience (overdub)
Length2:03
MasterCHESS 12593
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on albumChuck Berry On Stage (CHESS 1480, USA, 1963-08)

 

3. 8. 1961 (CHESS Records)

Go Go Go | Go Go Go Johnny B Goode
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording, alt. take

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Martha Berryvocal
Matthew "Matt Guitar" Murphyguitar
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano
Abe Locketenor saxophone
John Jacksontenor saxophone
Reggie Boydelectric bass
Philip "Phil" Thomasdrums

Length2:47
First release on albumYou Never Can Tell (Hip-O Select B0012465-02, USA, 2009-02)

 

3. 8. 1961 (CHESS Records)

Go Go Go | Go Go Go Johnny B Goode
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording, original release

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Martha Berryvocal
Matthew "Matt Guitar" Murphyguitar
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano
Abe Locketenor saxophone
John Jacksontenor saxophone
Reggie Boydelectric bass
Philip "Phil" Thomasdrums

Length2:30
MasterCHESS 11075
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmGo Go Go b/w Come On (CHESS 1799, USA, 1961-10)
First release on albumGreatest Hits (CHESS CRL-4548, UK, 1969-04)

Stereo remix

Length2:46
EngineerSteve Hoffman
First release on 45rpmGo, Go, Go Johnny B. Goode b/w Time Was (Collectables COL.3475, USA, 1988)
First release on albumMore Rock 'n' Roll Rarities (CHESS 9190, USA, 1986-08)

Audience dubbed

E. Rodney Jonesmaster of ceremonies (overdub)
-audience (overdub)
Length3:31
First release on albumChuck Berry On Stage (CHESS 1480, USA, 1963-08)

 

3. 8. 1961 (CHESS Records)

Trick Or Treat
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Martha Berryvocal
Matthew "Matt Guitar" Murphyguitar
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano
Abe Locketenor saxophone
John Jacksontenor saxophone
Reggie Boydelectric bass
Philip "Phil" Thomasdrums

Length1:32
MasterCHESS 11076
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on albumYou Never Can Tell (Hip-O Select B0012465-02, USA, 2009-02)

Audience dubbed

-audience (overdub)
Length1:27
First release on albumChuck Berry On Stage (CHESS 1480, USA, 1963-08)

 

3. 8. 1961 (CHESS Records)

Brown Eyed Handsome Man
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS 1961 Recording, instrumental overdub

Chuck Berryguitar, 2nd guitar (overdub)
Matthew "Matt Guitar" Murphyguitar
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano
Abe Locketenor saxophone
John Jacksontenor saxophone
Reggie Boydelectric bass
Philip "Phil" Thomasdrums

Length1:45
First release on albumYou Never Can Tell (Hip-O Select B0012465-02, USA, 2009-02)

 

3. 8. 1961 (CHESS Records)

Brown Eyed Handsome Man
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS 1961 Recording, vocal overdub

Chuck Berryguitar, vocal (overdub)
Matthew "Matt Guitar" Murphyguitar
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano
Abe Locketenor saxophone
John Jacksontenor saxophone
Reggie Boydelectric bass
Philip "Phil" Thomasdrums

Length1:49
MasterCHESS 11077
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on albumAmerica's Hottest Wax (Reelin' 001, EU, 1979)

Audience dubbed

-audience (overdub)
Length1:37
MasterCHESS 12594
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmMemphis, Tennessee b/w Brown Eyed Handsome Man (CHESS 169513, F, 1968/69)
First release on albumChuck Berry On Stage (CHESS 1480, USA, 1963-08)

 

3. 8. 1961 (CHESS Records)

All Aboard
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar, 2nd guitar (overdub)
Matthew "Matt Guitar" Murphyguitar
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano
Abe Locketenor saxophone
John Jacksontenor saxophone
Reggie Boydelectric bass
Philip "Phil" Thomasdrums

Length2:06
MasterCHESS 11078
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on albumChuck Berry Blues (MCA B0000530-02, USA, 2003-09)

Audience dubbed

-audience (overdub)
Length2:05
First release on albumChuck Berry On Stage (CHESS 1480, USA, 1963-08)

 

20. 2. 1964 (CHESS Records)

Big Ben | Big Ben Blues
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
unknownguitar
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano (poss.)
Willie Dixondouble bass
Odie Paynedrums

Length2:25
MasterCHESS 13048
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on albumYou Never Can Tell (Pye Intl. NPL 28039, UK, 1964-10)

Stereo

Length2:26
First release on albumYou Never Can Tell (Marble Arch MALS-702, UK, 1967-12)

 

20. 2. 1964 (CHESS Records)

Promised Land | The Promised Land
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
unknownguitar
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano (poss.)
Willie Dixondouble bass
Odie Paynedrums

Length2:18
MasterCHESS 13049
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmPromised Land b/w Things I Used to Do (CHESS 1916, USA, 1964-11)
First release on albumYou Never Can Tell (Pye Intl. NPL 28039, UK, 1964-10)

Stereo remix

Length2:27
EngineerSteve Hoffman
First release on albumRock'n'Roll Rarities (CHESS CH2-92521, USA, 1986-03)

 

20. 2. 1964 (CHESS Records)

Brenda Lee
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
unknownguitar
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano (poss.)
Willie Dixondouble bass
Odie Paynedrums

Length2:13
MasterCHESS 13050
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmYou Never Can Tell b/w Brenda Lee (CHESS 1906, USA, 1964-07)
First release on albumYou Never Can Tell (Pye Intl. NPL 28039, UK, 1964-10)

 

4. 1964 (CHESS Records)

Chuck's Beat (instrumental)
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryguitar
Bo Diddleyguitar
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano
Chester Lindsaybass (poss.)
Jesse James Johnsonbass (poss.)
Edell "Red" Robertsondrums (poss.)
Billy "Dino" Downingdrums (poss.)
Jerome Greenmaracas

Original long version

Length10:35
First release on albumTwo Great Guitars (Checker 2991, USA, 1964-08)

Single edit

Length2:53
MasterCHESS 13369
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmChuck's Beat b/w Bo's Beat (CHECKER 1089, USA, 1964-08)
First release on albumRock And Roll Music (Bear Family BCD 17273 PL, D, 2014-10)

 

4. 1964 (CHESS Records)

Bo's Beat (instrumental)
(Ellas McDaniel ("Bo Diddley"))
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryguitar
Bo Diddleyguitar
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano
Chester Lindsaybass (poss.)
Jesse James Johnsonbass (poss.)
Edell "Red" Robertsondrums (poss.)
Billy "Dino" Downingdrums (poss.)
Jerome Greenmaracas

Original long version

Length14:02
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on albumTwo Great Guitars (Checker 2991, USA, 1964-08)

Single edit

Length2:55
MasterCHESS 13370
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmChuck's Beat b/w Bo's Beat (CHECKER 1089, USA, 1964-08)
First release on albumRock And Roll Music (Bear Family BCD 17273 PL, D, 2014-10)

 

16. 8. 1964 (CHESS Records)

Little Marie
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar, 2nd vocal (overdub), 2nd guitar (overdub)
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano (poss.)
Paul Williamspiano (poss.)
unknownbass
Odie Paynedrums

Length2:33
MasterCHESS 13451
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmLittle Marie b/w Go, Bobby Soxer (CHESS 1912, USA, 1964-09)
First release on albumSt. Louis to Liverpool (CHESS 1488, USA, 1964-11)

Stereo remix

Length2:33
EngineerSteve Hoffman
First release on albumRock'n'Roll Rarities (CHESS CH2-92521, USA, 1986-03)

 

16. 8. 1964 (CHESS Records)

Go, Bobby Soxer
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano (poss.)
Paul Williamspiano (poss.)
unknownbass
Odie Paynedrums

Length2:57
MasterCHESS 13452
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmLittle Marie b/w Go, Bobby Soxer (CHESS 1912, USA, 1964-09)
First release on albumSt. Louis to Liverpool (CHESS 1488, USA, 1964-11)

 

21. 11. 1969 (CHESS Records)

Tulane
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, 2nd vocal, guitar
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano
Phil Upchurchbass
unknowndrums
Robert "Bob" Baldoriharmonica

Length2:34
MasterCHESS 18420
Producerposs. Chuck Berry
First release on 45rpmTulane b/w Have Mercy Judge (CHESS 2090, USA, 1970-03)
First release on albumBack Home (CHESS 1550, USA, 1970-11)

 

21. 11. 1969 (CHESS Records)

Have Mercy Judge
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano
Phil Upchurchbass
unknowndrums
Robert "Bob" Baldoriharmonica

Length2:38
MasterCHESS 18421
Producerposs. Chuck Berry
First release on 45rpmTulane b/w Have Mercy Judge (CHESS 2090, USA, 1970-03)
First release on albumBack Home (CHESS 1550, USA, 1970-11)

 

21. 11. 1969 (CHESS Records)

Untitled Instrumental (1969) (instrumental)
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS 1969 Recording

Chuck Berryguitar
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakeorgan
Phil Upchurchbass
unknowndrums
Robert "Bob" Baldoriharmonica

Length4:46
First release on albumHave Mercy (Hip-O Select B0013790-02, USA, 2010-02)

 

21. 11. 1969 (CHESS Records)

My Ding-A-Ling | Ding-A-Ling
(Dave Bartholomew, Chuck Berry)
CHESS 1969 Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano, chorus
Phil Upchurchbass, chorus
unknowndrums
Robert "Bob" Baldoriharmonica, chorus

Length3:42
MasterCHESS 18556
First release on albumHave Mercy (Hip-O Select B0013790-02, USA, 2010-02)

 

22. 11. 1969 (CHESS Records)

Gun (instrumental)
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording, original release

Chuck Berryguitar
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakeorgan
Phil Upchurchbass
unknowndrums
Robert "Bob" Baldoriharmonica

Length2:44
MasterCHESS 18597
Producerposs. Chuck Berry
First release on albumBack Home (CHESS 1550, USA, 1970-11)

 

22. 11. 1969 (CHESS Records)

Gun (instrumental)
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording, fast alt. take

Chuck Berryguitar
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakeorgan
Phil Upchurchbass
unknowndrums
Robert "Bob" Baldoriharmonica

Length2:07
First release on albumHave Mercy (Hip-O Select B0013790-02, USA, 2010-02)

 

22. 11. 1969 (CHESS Records)

Gun (instrumental)
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording, slow alt. take

Chuck Berryguitar
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakeorgan
Phil Upchurchbass
unknowndrums
Robert "Bob" Baldoriharmonica

Length2:38
First release on albumHave Mercy (Hip-O Select B0013790-02, USA, 2010-02)

 

22. 12. 1969 (CHESS Records)

That's None Of Your Business
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, 2nd vocal, guitar
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakeorgan
Phil Upchurchbass
unknowndrums
Robert "Bob" Baldoriharmonica

Length2:18
First release on albumHave Mercy (Hip-O Select B0013790-02, USA, 2010-02)

 

6. 6. 1986 (3rd Annual Chicago Blues Festival, Grant Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA)

Roll Over Beethoven
(Chuck Berry)
live 1986 Chicago

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Matthew "Matt Guitar" Murphyguitar
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano
Thomas "Tiaz" Palmerbass
Casey Jonesdrums

Length2:43
Other sourceChicago Blues Fest 1986 (audience tape)

 

6. 6. 1986 (3rd Annual Chicago Blues Festival, Grant Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA)

School Day | Hail, Hail, Rock'n'Roll | Ring! Ring! Goes The Bell | School Days
(Chuck Berry)
live 1986 Chicago

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Matthew "Matt Guitar" Murphyguitar
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano
Thomas "Tiaz" Palmerbass
Casey Jonesdrums

Length1:56
Other sourceChicago Blues Fest 1986 (audience tape)

 

6. 6. 1986 (3rd Annual Chicago Blues Festival, Grant Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA)

Sweet Little Sixteen | Surfin' USA
(Chuck Berry)
live 1986 Chicago

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Matthew "Matt Guitar" Murphyguitar
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano
Thomas "Tiaz" Palmerbass
Casey Jonesdrums

Length2:42
Other sourceChicago Blues Fest 1986 (audience tape)

 

6. 6. 1986 (3rd Annual Chicago Blues Festival, Grant Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA)

Everyday I Have The Blues
(Aaron Sparks)
live 1986 Chicago

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Matthew "Matt Guitar" Murphyguitar
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano
Thomas "Tiaz" Palmerbass
Casey Jonesdrums

Length4:01
Other sourceChicago Blues Fest 1986 (audience tape)

 

6. 6. 1986 (3rd Annual Chicago Blues Festival, Grant Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA)

Baby What You Want Me To Do
(Jimmy Reed)
live 1986 Chicago

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Ingrid G. Berryvocal
Matthew "Matt Guitar" Murphyguitar
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano
Thomas "Tiaz" Palmerbass
Casey Jonesdrums

Length3:32
Other sourceChicago Blues Fest 1986 (audience tape)

 

6. 6. 1986 (3rd Annual Chicago Blues Festival, Grant Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA)

Around And Around | 'Round and 'Round
(Chuck Berry)
live 1986 Chicago

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Matthew "Matt Guitar" Murphyguitar
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano
Thomas "Tiaz" Palmerbass
Casey Jonesdrums

Length2:20
Other sourceChicago Blues Fest 1986 (audience tape)

 

6. 6. 1986 (3rd Annual Chicago Blues Festival, Grant Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA)

Maybellene | Come Back Maybellene | Mabellene | Maybelline
(Chuck Berry)
live 1986 Chicago

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Matthew "Matt Guitar" Murphyguitar
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano
Thomas "Tiaz" Palmerbass
Casey Jonesdrums

Length2:27
Other sourceChicago Blues Fest 1986 (audience tape)

 

6. 6. 1986 (3rd Annual Chicago Blues Festival, Grant Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA)

Rock And Roll Music
(Chuck Berry)
live 1986 Chicago

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Matthew "Matt Guitar" Murphyguitar
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano
Thomas "Tiaz" Palmerbass
Casey Jonesdrums

Length1:30
Other sourceChicago Blues Fest 1986 (audience tape)

 

6. 6. 1986 (3rd Annual Chicago Blues Festival, Grant Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA)

Johnny B. Goode | Go, Johnny Go!
(Chuck Berry)
live 1986 Chicago

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Matthew "Matt Guitar" Murphyguitar
Keith Richardsguitar
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano
Thomas "Tiaz" Palmerbass
Casey Jonesdrums

Length5:48
Other sourceChicago Blues Fest 1986 (audience tape)

Shortened

Length5:04
First release on albumKeith Richards - Bloody Red Rooster (Bad Girl Songs CDJ3, IT, 1992)

 

6. 6. 1986 (3rd Annual Chicago Blues Festival, Grant Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA)

It Hurts Me Too
(Hudson Whittaker)
live 1986 Chicago

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Matthew "Matt Guitar" Murphyguitar
Keith Richardsguitar
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano
Thomas "Tiaz" Palmerbass
Casey Jonesdrums

Length5:24
Other sourceChicago Blues Fest 1986 (audience tape)

Shortened

Length4:58
First release on albumKeith Richards - Bloody Red Rooster (Bad Girl Songs CDJ3, IT, 1992)

 

6. 6. 1986 (3rd Annual Chicago Blues Festival, Grant Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA)

Flying Home (instrumental)
(Benny Goodman, Lionel Hampton)
live 1986 Chicago

Chuck Berryguitar
Matthew "Matt Guitar" Murphyguitar
Keith Richardsguitar (prob.)
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano
Thomas "Tiaz" Palmerbass
Casey Jonesdrums

Length2:55
Other sourceChicago Blues Fest 1986 (audience tape)

 

6. 6. 1986 (3rd Annual Chicago Blues Festival, Grant Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA)

Reelin' And Rockin' | Reeling And Rocking | Reelin', Rockin' and Rollin'
(Chuck Berry)
live 1986 Chicago

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Matthew "Matt Guitar" Murphyguitar
Keith Richardsguitar (prob.)
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano
Thomas "Tiaz" Palmerbass
Casey Jonesdrums

Length4:00
Other sourceChicago Blues Fest 1986 (audience tape)

 

6. 6. 1986 (3rd Annual Chicago Blues Festival, Grant Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA)

House Lights | Turn On The Houselights
(Chuck Berry)
live 1986 Chicago

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Matthew "Matt Guitar" Murphyguitar
Keith Richardsguitar (prob.)
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano
Thomas "Tiaz" Palmerbass
Casey Jonesdrums

Length5:14
Other sourceChicago Blues Fest 1986 (audience tape)

 

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