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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 Leroy C. Davis can be heard on

Leroy C. Davis

19. 4. 1956 (CHESS Records)

Drifting Heart
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano
Leroy C. Davistenor saxophone
Vincent Pittstrumpet
Willie Dixondouble bass
Melvin Billupsdrums

Length2:47
MasterCHESS 8108
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmRoll Over Beethoven b/w Drifting Heart (CHESS 1626, USA, 1956-05)
First release on albumAfter School Session (CHESS 1426, USA, 1957-05)

 

19. 4. 1956 (CHESS Records)

Roll Over Beethoven
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano
Leroy C. Davistenor saxophone
Vincent Pittstrumpet
Willie Dixondouble bass
Melvin Billupsdrums

Length2:21
MasterCHESS 8110
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmRoll Over Beethoven b/w Drifting Heart (CHESS 1626, USA, 1956-05)
First release on albumRock Rock Rock (CHESS 1425, USA, 1956-12)

Audience dubbed

-audience (overdub)
Length2:22
First release on albumThe Chuck Berry Collection (DEJA VU DVLP 2068, I, 1986)

 

19. 4. 1956 (CHESS Records)

Too Much Monkey Business
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano
Leroy C. Davistenor saxophone
Vincent Pittstrumpet
Willie Dixondouble bass
Melvin Billupsdrums

Length2:53
MasterCHESS 8111
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmToo Much Monkey Business b/w Brown Eyed Handsome Man (CHESS 1635, USA, 1956-09)
First release on albumAfter School Session (CHESS 1426, USA, 1957-05)

Audience dubbed

-audience (overdub)
Length2:51
First release on albumThe Chuck Berry Collection (DEJA VU DVLP 2068, I, 1986)

 

27. and 29. 7. 1959 (CHESS Records)

One O'Clock Jump | Chuck's Jam
(Count Basie)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryguitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano
Leroy C. Davistenor saxophone
Reggie Boydelectric bass
Fred Belowdrums

Length3:08
MasterCHESS 9629
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on albumAmerica's Hottest Wax (Reelin' 001, EU, 1979)

Audience dubbed

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

 

27. and 29. 7. 1959 (CHESS Records)

Broken Arrow | Never Do That Again
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording, take 21

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Leroy C. Davistenor saxophone
Reggie Boydelectric bass
Fred Belowdrums
Roquel "Billy" Davischorus
Etta Jameschorus
The Ecuadorschorus
Harvey Fuquachorus

Length3:01
First release on albumJohnny B. Goode (Hip-O Select B0009473-02, USA, 2008-01)

 

27. and 29. 7. 1959 (CHESS Records)

Broken Arrow | Never Do That Again
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording, original release

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Leroy C. Davistenor saxophone
Reggie Boydelectric bass
Fred Belowdrums
Roquel "Billy" Davischorus
Etta Jameschorus
The Ecuadorschorus
Harvey Fuquachorus

Length2:19
MasterCHESS 9631
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmBroken Arrow b/w Childhood Sweetheart (CHESS 1737, USA, 1959-09)
First release on albumRockin' at the Hops (CHESS 1448, USA, 1960-07)

longer fade?

Length2:28
First release on albumJohnny B. Goode (Hip-O Select B0009473-02, USA, 2008-01)

 

27. and 29. 7. 1959 (CHESS Records)

Too Pooped To Pop | Casey
(Roquel "Billy" Davis, Alonzo Mitchell)
CHESS Recording, take 4A

Chuck Berryguitar, vocal (overdub)
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano
Leroy C. Davistenor saxophone
Reggie Boydelectric bass
Fred Belowdrums
Roquel "Billy" Davischorus
Etta Jameschorus
The Ecuadorschorus
Harvey Fuquachorus

Length2:35
First release on albumJohnny B. Goode (Hip-O Select B0009473-02, USA, 2008-01)

 

27. and 29. 7. 1959 (CHESS Records)

Too Pooped To Pop | Casey
(Roquel "Billy" Davis, Alonzo Mitchell)
CHESS Recording, original release

Chuck Berryguitar, vocal (overdub)
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano
Leroy C. Davistenor saxophone
Reggie Boydelectric bass
Fred Belowdrums
Roquel "Billy" Davischorus
Etta Jameschorus
The Ecuadorschorus
Harvey Fuquachorus

Length2:30
MasterCHESS 9633
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmToo Pooped to Pop b/w Let It Rock (CHESS 1747, USA, 1960-01)
First release on albumRockin' at the Hops (CHESS 1448, USA, 1960-07)

 

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)

 

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

Away From You
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano
Leroy C. Davistenor saxophone
unknowntenor saxophone, baritone saxophone, chorus (overdub)
Reggie Boydelectric bass
Odie Paynedrums

Length2:37
MasterCHESS 10095
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on albumNew Juke Box Hits (CHESS 1456, USA, 1961-03)

 

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