The Chuck Berry Database
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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 Walter Ben Ruffin can be heard on

Walter Ben Ruffin

1. 9. 1965 (CHESS Records)

Run Joe
(Joe Willoughby, Walter Merrick, Louis Jordan)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Sonny Thompsonpiano
Bryce Robersonbass
Walter Ben Ruffindrums

Length2:16
MasterCHESS 14152
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on albumFresh Berry's (CHESS 1498, USA, 1965-11)

 

1. 9. 1965 (CHESS Records)

It's My Own Business
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Sonny Thompsonpiano
Bryce Robersonbass
Walter Ben Ruffindrums

Length2:08
MasterCHESS 14153
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmIt Wasn't Me b/w It's My Own Business (CHESS CRS 8022, UK, 1965-10)
First release on albumFresh Berry's (CHESS 1498, USA, 1965-11)

 

1. 9. 1965 (CHESS Records)

One for My Baby (And One More For The Road)
(Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Sonny Thompsonpiano
Bryce Robersonbass
Walter Ben Ruffindrums

Length2:42
MasterCHESS 14154
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on albumFresh Berry's (CHESS 1498, USA, 1965-11)

 

1. 9. 1965 (CHESS Records)

Every Day We Rock And Roll
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Sonny Thompsonpiano
Bryce Robersonbass
Walter Ben Ruffindrums

Length2:11
MasterCHESS 14155
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on albumFresh Berry's (CHESS 1498, USA, 1965-11)

 

1. 9. 1965 (CHESS Records)

My Mustang Ford
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording, instrumental take

Chuck Berryguitar, 2nd guitar (overdub)
Sonny Thompsonpiano
Bryce Robersonbass
Walter Ben Ruffindrums

Length4:11
First release on albumYou Never Can Tell (Hip-O Select B0012465-02, USA, 2009-02)

 

1. 9. 1965 (CHESS Records)

My Mustang Ford
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording, original release

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar, 2nd guitar (overdub)
Sonny Thompsonpiano
Bryce Robersonbass
Walter Ben Ruffindrums

Length2:17
MasterCHESS 14156
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on albumFresh Berry's (CHESS 1498, USA, 1965-11)

Stereo remix

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

 

2. 9. 1965 (CHESS Records)

Merrily We Rock And Roll
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Sonny Thompsonpiano
Bryce Robersonbass
Walter Ben Ruffindrums

Length2:10
MasterCHESS 14157
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmVaya Con Dios b/w Merrily We Rock And Roll (CHESS AR-50.003, S, 1965)
First release on albumFresh Berry's (CHESS 1498, USA, 1965-11)

 

2. 9. 1965 (CHESS Records)

Vaya Con Dios
(Larry Russell, Inez James, Buddy Pepper)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Sonny Thompsonpiano
Bryce Robersonbass
Walter Ben Ruffindrums

Length2:33
MasterCHESS 14158
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmVaya Con Dios b/w Merrily We Rock And Roll (CHESS AR-50.003, S, 1965)
First release on albumFresh Berry's (CHESS 1498, USA, 1965-11)

 

2. 9. 1965 (CHESS Records)

Wee Hour Blues
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Sonny Thompsonpiano
Bryce Robersonbass
Walter Ben Ruffindrums

Length3:11
MasterCHESS 14159
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on albumFresh Berry's (CHESS 1498, USA, 1965-11)

 

3. 9. 1965 (CHESS Records)

It Wasn't Me
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Sonny Thompsonpiano
Bryce Robersonbass
Walter Ben Ruffindrums

Original master

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

1965 Single/LP edit

Mike Bloomfieldguitar (overdub)
Paul Butterfieldharmonica (overdub)
Length2:26
MasterCHESS 14160
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmIt Wasn't Me b/w Welcome Back, Pretty Baby (CHESS 1943, USA, 1965-09)
First release on albumFresh Berry's (CHESS 1498, USA, 1965-11)

 

3. 9. 1965 (CHESS Records)

Ain't That Just Like A Woman
(Fleecie Moore)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar, 2nd guitar (overdub)
Sonny Thompsonpiano
Bryce Robersonbass
Walter Ben Ruffindrums

Length2:12
MasterCHESS 14161
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on albumFresh Berry's (CHESS 1498, USA, 1965-11)

Stereo remix

Length2:43
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
EngineerSteve Hoffman
First release on albumMore Rock 'n' Roll Rarities (CHESS 9190, USA, 1986-08)

 

3. 9. 1965 (CHESS Records)

Right Off Rampart Street
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Sonny Thompsonpiano
Bryce Robersonbass
Walter Ben Ruffindrums

Length2:20
MasterCHESS 14162
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on albumFresh Berry's (CHESS 1498, USA, 1965-11)

 

3. 9. 1965 (CHESS Records)

Welcome Back, Pretty Baby
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar, 2nd guitar (overdub)
Sonny Thompsonpiano
Bryce Robersonbass
Walter Ben Ruffindrums

Length2:33
MasterCHESS 14163
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmIt Wasn't Me b/w Welcome Back, Pretty Baby (CHESS 1943, USA, 1965-09)
First release on albumFresh Berry's (CHESS 1498, USA, 1965-11)

 

3. 9. 1965 (CHESS Records)

Sad Day - Long Night (instrumental)
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryguitar
Sonny Thompsonpiano
Bryce Robersonbass
Walter Ben Ruffindrums
Paul Butterfieldharmonica (overdub)

Length2:40
MasterCHESS 14225
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on albumFresh Berry's (UK-Version) (CHESS CRL 4506, UK, 1965-12)

 

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