The Chuck Berry Database
Details for Willie Dixon

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 Willie Dixon can be heard on

Willie Dixon

21. 5. 1955 (CHESS Records)

Maybellene | Come Back Maybellene | Mabellene | Maybelline
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Ebbie Hardydrums
Jerome Greenmaracas (poss.)
Leonard Chessmaracas (poss.)

Length2:18
MasterCHESS 7844
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmMaybellene b/w Wee Wee Hours (CHESS 1604, USA, 1955-07)
First release on albumRock Rock Rock (CHESS 1425, USA, 1956-12)

Audience dubbed (CHESS)

Length2:18
First release on albumChuck Berry On Stage (CHESS 1480, USA, 1963-08)

Audience dubbed (DEJA VU)

Length2:18
First release on albumThe Chuck Berry Collection (DEJA VU DVLP 2068, I, 1986)

DJ dubbed

George "Jumpin'" OxfordDJ talk (overdub)
Length2:18
First release on albumCruisin' 1955 (Increase INCM 2000, USA, 1972-01)

 

21. 5. 1955 (CHESS Records)

Wee Wee Hours | In the Wee Wee Hours
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS 1955 Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Ebbie Hardydrums

Length3:01
MasterCHESS 7845
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmMaybellene b/w Wee Wee Hours (CHESS 1604, USA, 1955-07)
First release on albumAfter School Session (CHESS 1426, USA, 1957-05)

 

9. 1955 (CHESS Records)

Thirty Days | Thirty Days (To Come Back Home)
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano, chorus
Willie Dixondouble bass, chorus
Ebbie Hardydrums, chorus
Jerome Greenmaracas (poss.)
Leonard Chessmaracas (poss.)

Length2:23
MasterCHESS 7898
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmThirty Days b/w Together (CHESS 1610, USA, 1955-09)
First release on albumRock Rock Rock (CHESS 1425, USA, 1956-12)

Audience dubbed

-audience (overdub)
Length2:21
First release on albumThe Chuck Berry Collection (DEJA VU DVLP 2068, I, 1986)

 

9. 1955 (CHESS Records)

Together (We Will Always Be) | Together We Will Always Be
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Ebbie Hardydrums

Length2:34
MasterCHESS 7899
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmThirty Days b/w Together (CHESS 1610, USA, 1955-09)
First release on albumAfter School Session (CHESS 1426, USA, 1957-05)

 

20. 12. 1955 (CHESS Records)

You Can't Catch Me
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano (poss.)
Otis Spannpiano (poss.)
Willie Dixondouble bass
Ebbie Hardydrums

Length2:42
MasterCHESS 7951
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmYou Can't Catch Me b/w Havana Moon (CHESS 1645, USA, 1956-11)
First release on albumRock Rock Rock (CHESS 1425, USA, 1956-12)

Audience dubbed

-audience (overdub)
Length2:40
First release on albumThe Chuck Berry Collection (DEJA VU DVLP 2068, I, 1986)

 

20. 12. 1955 (CHESS Records)

Rolli Polli | Roly Poly (instrumental)
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryguitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano (poss.)
Otis Spannpiano (poss.)
Willie Dixondouble bass
Ebbie Hardydrums

Length2:48
MasterCHESS 7952
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on albumAfter School Session (CHESS 1426, USA, 1957-05)

 

20. 12. 1955 (CHESS Records)

Berry Pickin' (instrumental)
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryguitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano (poss.)
Otis Spannpiano (poss.)
Willie Dixondouble bass
Ebbie Hardydrums
unknownmaracas

Length2:30
MasterCHESS 7953
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmSchool Day b/w Deep Feeling (re-issue with incorrect flip side) (CHESS CH-1653, USA, ca. 1967)
First release on albumAfter School Session (CHESS 1426, USA, 1957-05)

 

20. 12. 1955 (CHESS Records)

The Down Bound Train | Downbound Train
(John Andrew Howell, Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Willie Dixondouble bass
Ebbie Hardydrums

Length2:48
MasterCHESS 7954
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmNo Money Down b/w Downbound Train (CHESS 1615, USA, 1955-12)
First release on albumAfter School Session (CHESS 1426, USA, 1957-05)

 

20. 12. 1955 (CHESS Records)

No Money Down
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano (poss.)
Otis Spannpiano (poss.)
Willie Dixondouble bass
Ebbie Hardydrums

Length2:54
MasterCHESS 7955
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmNo Money Down b/w Downbound Train (CHESS 1615, USA, 1955-12)
First release on albumAfter School Session (CHESS 1426, USA, 1957-05)

 

20. 12. 1955 (CHESS Records)

I've Changed | Changed
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano (poss.)
Otis Spannpiano (poss.)
Willie Dixondouble bass
Ebbie Hardydrums

Length3:06
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)

 

20. 12. 1955 (CHESS Records)

Upchuck | Blue On Blue (Upchuck) (instrumental)
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryguitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano (poss.)
Otis Spannpiano (poss.)
Willie Dixondouble bass
Ebbie Hardydrums

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

 

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)

Brown Eyed Handsome Man
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS 1956 Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Melvin Billupsdrums

Length2:15
MasterCHESS 8109
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)
Length2:12
First release on albumThe Chuck Berry Collection (DEJA VU DVLP 2068, I, 1986)

 

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)

 

29. 10. 1956 (CHESS Records)

Havana Moon | Chuck's Rock'n Roll #1 | Jamaica Moon | Keith's Rock'n Roll #2
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Jimmy Rogersguitar
Willie Dixondouble bass

Length3:06
MasterCHESS 8303
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmYou Can't Catch Me b/w Havana Moon (CHESS 1645, USA, 1956-11)
First release on albumAfter School Session (CHESS 1426, USA, 1957-05)

Audience dubbed

-audience (overdub)
Length3:03
First release on albumThe Chuck Berry Collection (DEJA VU DVLP 2068, I, 1986)

 

15. 12. 1956 (CHESS Records)

Blue Feeling | Low Feeling (instrumental)
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryguitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Fred Belowdrums

Full speed original

Length2:59
MasterCHESS 8381
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)

edited and slowed down "Low Feeling"

Length3:06
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on albumOne Dozen Berrys (CHESS 1432, USA, 1958-03)

 

15. 12. 1956 (CHESS Records)

Untitled Instrumental (1956) (instrumental)
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS 1956 Recording

Chuck Berryguitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Fred Belowdrums

Length2:21
EngineerDoug Schwartz
First release on albumMissing Berries - Rarities Volume 3 (CHESS CHD-9318, USA, 1990-07)

 

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)

 

29./30. 12. 1957 (CHESS Records)

Sweet Little Sixteen | Surfin' USA
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording, take 1 or demo

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Jasper Thomasdrums

Length3:15
First release on albumAmerica's Hottest Wax (Reelin' 001, EU, 1979)

without false start

Length3:12
First release on albumJohnny B. Goode (Hip-O Select B0009473-02, USA, 2008-01)

Slightly shortened

Length3:09
First release on albumThe Giants of Rock 'n Roll (K-tel TG 1367, EU, 1982)

Audience dubbed

-audience (overdub)
Length3:09
First release on albumAlive and Rockin' (Stack-O-Hits AG 9019, USA, 1983-05)

 

29./30. 12. 1957 (CHESS Records)

Sweet Little Sixteen | Surfin' USA
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording, take 3

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Jasper Thomasdrums

Length3:07
First release on albumJohnny B. Goode (Hip-O Select B0009473-02, USA, 2008-01)

 

29./30. 12. 1957 (CHESS Records)

Sweet Little Sixteen | Surfin' USA
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording, take 11

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Jasper Thomasdrums

Original less false start

Length3:07
First release on albumJohnny B. Goode (Hip-O Select B0009473-02, USA, 2008-01)

 

29./30. 12. 1957 (CHESS Records)

Sweet Little Sixteen | Surfin' USA
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording, take 11/13 mix

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Jasper Thomasdrums

Length3:09
First release on albumRock'n'Roll Rarities (CHESS CH2-92521, USA, 1986-03)

 

29./30. 12. 1957 (CHESS Records)

Sweet Little Sixteen | Surfin' USA
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording, original release, take 14

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Jasper Thomasdrums

Length3:09
First release on albumChuck Berry - The Chess Box (CHESS CH6-80001, USA, 1988-11)

hit version

Length2:59
MasterCHESS 8627
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmSweet Little Sixteen b/w Reelin' and Rockin' (CHESS 1683, USA, 1958-01)
First release on albumOne Dozen Berrys (CHESS 1432, USA, 1958-03)

Audience dubbed

+audience (overdub)
Length3:06
MasterCHESS 12551
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmMemphis, Tennessee b/w Sweet Little Sixteen (CHESS 1866, USA, 1963-08)
First release on albumChuck Berry On Stage (CHESS 1480, USA, 1963-08)

Audience & Intro

Chuck Berrytalk (overdub)
-audience (overdub)
Length2:57
First release on albumChuck Berry A L'Olympia (Barclay 80258S, F, 1965-05)

 

29./30. 12. 1957 (CHESS Records)

Rock At The Philharmonic | Rockin' At The Philharmonic (instrumental)
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryguitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Jasper Thomasdrums

Length3:21
MasterCHESS 8628
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmSweet Little Sixteen (CHESS EP 5121, USA, 1958-03)
First release on albumOne Dozen Berrys (CHESS 1432, USA, 1958-03)

 

29./30. 12. 1957 (CHESS Records)

Guitar Boogie (instrumental)
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryguitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Jasper Thomasdrums

Length2:18
MasterCHESS 8629
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmSweet Little Sixteen (CHESS EP 5121, USA, 1958-03)
First release on albumOne Dozen Berrys (CHESS 1432, USA, 1958-03)

 

29./30. 12. 1957 (CHESS Records)

Night Beat (instrumental)
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording, take 3

Chuck Berryguitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Jasper Thomasdrums

Length3:12
First release on albumJohnny B. Goode (Hip-O Select B0009473-02, USA, 2008-01)

 

29./30. 12. 1957 (CHESS Records)

Night Beat (instrumental)
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording, original release

Chuck Berryguitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Jasper Thomasdrums

Length2:42
MasterCHESS 8630
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on albumSt. Louis to Liverpool (CHESS 1488, USA, 1964-11)

 

29./30. 12. 1957 (CHESS Records)

Time Was
(Gabriel Luna, Miguel Prado, Sidney Keith Russell)
CHESS 1957 Recording, take 4

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Jasper Thomasdrums

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

 

29./30. 12. 1957 (CHESS Records)

Time Was
(Gabriel Luna, Miguel Prado, Sidney Keith Russell)
CHESS 1957 Recording, take 9, original release

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Jasper Thomasdrums

Length1:57
MasterCHESS 8631
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on albumChuck Berry - The Chess Box (CHESS CH6-80001, USA, 1988-11)

with studio talk

Length2:06
MasterCHESS 8631
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on albumJohnny B. Goode (Hip-O Select B0009473-02, USA, 2008-01)

 

29./30. 12. 1957 (CHESS Records)

Reelin' And Rockin' | Reeling And Rocking | Reelin', Rockin' and Rollin'
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording, take 1

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Jasper Thomasdrums

Length3:35
First release on albumAmerica's Hottest Wax (Reelin' 001, EU, 1979)

Audience dubbed

-audience (overdub)
Length3:31
First release on albumAlive and Rockin' (Stack-O-Hits AG 9019, USA, 1983-05)

 

29./30. 12. 1957 (CHESS Records)

Reelin' And Rockin' | Reeling And Rocking | Reelin', Rockin' and Rollin'
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording, take 7

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Jasper Thomasdrums

Length0:30
First release on albumJohnny B. Goode (Hip-O Select B0009473-02, USA, 2008-01)

 

29./30. 12. 1957 (CHESS Records)

Reelin' And Rockin' | Reeling And Rocking | Reelin', Rockin' and Rollin'
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording, take 8

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Jasper Thomasdrums

Length3:17
First release on albumJohnny B. Goode (Hip-O Select B0009473-02, USA, 2008-01)

 

29./30. 12. 1957 (CHESS Records)

Reelin' And Rockin' | Reeling And Rocking | Reelin', Rockin' and Rollin'
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording, original release, take 10

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Jasper Thomasdrums

Length3:13
MasterCHESS 8632
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmSweet Little Sixteen b/w Reelin' and Rockin' (CHESS 1683, USA, 1958-01)
First release on albumOne Dozen Berrys (CHESS 1432, USA, 1958-03)

Audience dubbed

-audience (overdub)
Length3:12
First release on albumThe Chuck Berry Collection (DEJA VU DVLP 2068, I, 1986)

 

29./30. 12. 1957 (CHESS Records)

Chuckwalk (instrumental)
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryguitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Jasper Thomasdrums

Length2:25
First release on albumTwo Great Guitars (CHESS MCA CHD 9170, USA, 1992-10)

 

6. 1. 1958 (CHESS Records)

Johnny B. Goode | Go, Johnny Go!
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording, take 1

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Jasper Thomasdrums

Length2:35
First release on albumRock'n'Roll Rarities (CHESS CH2-92521, USA, 1986-03)

 

6. 1. 1958 (CHESS Records)

Johnny B. Goode | Go, Johnny Go!
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording, take 2

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Jasper Thomasdrums

Length0:40
First release on albumRock'n'Roll Rarities (CHESS CH2-92521, USA, 1986-03)

 

6. 1. 1958 (CHESS Records)

Johnny B. Goode | Go, Johnny Go!
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording, original release, take 3

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Jasper Thomasdrums
Most of the early discographies have listed Lafayette Leake on piano. This seems to stem from out-of-memory reports by Willie Dixon. Also Johnnie Johnson's statement that he had nothing to do with (the development of) Johnny B. Goode made the discographers believe that Johnson also had nothing to do with the recording of Johnny B. Goode. However, the session protocol filed for Union purposes clearly lists the personnel as given here. We accept that other experts disagree, specifically due to stylistic differences they hear.

without overdub

Length2:42
First release on albumJohnny B. Goode (Hip-O Select B0009473-02, USA, 2008-01)

hit version

Chuck Berry2nd guitar (overdub)
Length2:36
MasterCHESS 8633
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmJohnny B. Goode b/w Around and Around (CHESS 1691, USA, 1958-03)
First release on albumChuck Berry Is On Top (CHESS 1435, USA, 1959-07)

orchestra overdub

Other notable releaseGo, Johnny, Go! (Hal Roach, USA, 1959)

 

12. 6. 1958 (CHESS Records)

Beautiful Delilah | Rebecca And Delilah
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording, original release, take 6

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar, 2nd guitar (overdub)
Paul Gaytenpiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Odie Paynedrums

Length2:08
MasterCHESS 8848
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmBeautiful Delilah b/w Vacation Time (CHESS 1697, USA, 1958-06)
First release on albumMore Chuck Berry (UK-Version) (Pye Intl. NPL 28028, UK, 1963-12)

 

12. 6. 1958 (CHESS Records)

Beautiful Delilah | Rebecca And Delilah
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording, take 15/16

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar, 2nd guitar (overdub)
Paul Gaytenpiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Odie Paynedrums

Length2:28
First release on albumRock'n'Roll Rarities (CHESS CH2-92521, USA, 1986-03)

 

12. 6. 1958 (CHESS Records)

Vacation Time | 21 | 21 Blues | When You're Twenty-One
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording, named 21, take 1 probably, released as 21 Blues

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Paul Gaytenpiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Odie Paynedrums

Length2:12
First release on albumAmerica's Hottest Wax (Reelin' 001, EU, 1979)

 

12. 6. 1958 (CHESS Records)

Vacation Time | 21 | 21 Blues | When You're Twenty-One
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording, named 21, take 4 probably, released as 21

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Paul Gaytenpiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Odie Paynedrums

Length2:25
First release on albumAmerica's Hottest Wax (Reelin' 001, EU, 1979)

Audience dubbed

-audience (overdub)
Length2:22
First release on albumAlive and Rockin' (Stack-O-Hits AG 9019, USA, 1983-05)

 

12. 6. 1958 (CHESS Records)

Vacation Time | 21 | 21 Blues | When You're Twenty-One
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording, named 21, take 14

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Paul Gaytenpiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Odie Paynedrums

Length2:39
First release on albumJohnny B. Goode (Hip-O Select B0009473-02, USA, 2008-01)

 

12. 6. 1958 (CHESS Records)

Vacation Time | 21 | 21 Blues | When You're Twenty-One
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording, named 21 remake, take 9 overdub 13A, released as Vacation Time

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar, 2nd guitar (overdub)
Paul Gaytenpiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Odie Paynedrums

Length2:44
MasterCHESS 8849
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmBeautiful Delilah b/w Vacation Time (CHESS 1697, USA, 1958-06)
First release on albumLet It Rock (CHECKMATE 1955, NL, 1987)

incl. Spoken intro

Leonard Chessstudio talk
Length2:54
First release on albumJohnny B. Goode (Hip-O Select B0009473-02, USA, 2008-01)

 

12. 6. 1958 (CHESS Records)

Oh Yeah
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar, 2nd guitar (overdub)
Paul Gaytenpiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Odie Paynedrums

Length2:32
MasterCHESS 8864
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on albumChuck Berry's Golden Decade, Vol. 3 (CHESS 60028, USA, 1974-04)

 

12. 6. 1958 (CHESS Records)

Hey Pedro | Lazy Pedro
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar, 2nd guitar (overdub)
Willie Dixondouble bass
Odie Paynedrums
unknownpercussion

Length1:55
MasterCHESS 8865
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmCarol b/w Hey Pedro (CHESS 1700, USA, 1958-08)
First release on albumChuck Berry Is On Top (CHESS 1435, USA, 1959-07)

 

12. 6. 1958 (CHESS Records)

Time Was
(Gabriel Luna, Miguel Prado, Sidney Keith Russell)
CHESS 1958 Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Paul Gaytenpiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Odie Paynedrums

Length2:26
MasterCHESS 8866
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmGo, Go, Go Johnny B. Goode b/w Time Was (Collectables COL.3475, USA, 1988)
First release on albumChuck Berry's Golden Decade, Vol. 3 (CHESS 60028, USA, 1974-04)

 

12. 6. 1958 (CHESS Records)

House Of Blue Lights
(Don Raye, Freddie Slack)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Paul Gaytenpiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Odie Paynedrums

Length2:26
MasterCHESS 8867
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmRock & Roll Music b/w House of Blue Lights (CHESS 1671 (Bootleg), EU, late 1970s)
First release on albumChuck Berry's Golden Decade, Vol. 3 (CHESS 60028, USA, 1974-04)

 

12. 6. 1958 (CHESS Records)

Carol | Oh Carol
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar, 2nd guitar (overdub)
Paul Gaytenpiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Odie Paynedrums
unknownpercussion

Length2:44
MasterCHESS 8868
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmCarol b/w Hey Pedro (CHESS 1700, USA, 1958-08)
First release on albumChuck Berry Is On Top (CHESS 1435, USA, 1959-07)

Piano Overdub

Paul Gayten2nd piano (overdub)
Length2:44
MasterCHESS
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on albumChuck Berry's Golden Decade, Vol. 2 (CHESS 60023, USA, 1973-02)

 

26. 9. 1958 (CHESS Records)

Anthony Boy
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording, take 3 overdub 6A

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar, 2nd guitar (overdub)
Otis Spannpiano, chorus (overdub)
Willie Dixondouble bass, chorus (overdub)
Jasper Thomasdrums, chorus (overdub)

Length1:58
First release on albumBerry Is On Top / St. Louis To Liverpool (Mobile Fidelity UDCD-776, USA, 2008)

 

26. 9. 1958 (CHESS Records)

Anthony Boy
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording, original release, take 3 overdub 9A

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar, 2nd guitar (overdub)
Otis Spannpiano, chorus (overdub)
Willie Dixondouble bass, chorus (overdub)
Jasper Thomasdrums, chorus (overdub)

Length1:50
MasterCHESS 9070
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmAnthony Boy b/w That's My Desire (CHESS 1716, USA, 1959-01)
First release on albumChuck Berry Is On Top (CHESS 1435, USA, 1959-07)

 

26. 9. 1958 (CHESS Records)

Jo Jo Gunne | Chuck's Rock'n Roll #2 | Joe Joe Gun | Keith's Rock'n Roll #1
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar, 2nd guitar (overdub)
Willie Dixondouble bass
Jasper Thomasdrums

Length2:44
MasterCHESS 9071
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmSweet Little Rock & Roll b/w Joe Joe Gun (CHESS 1709, USA, 1958-10)
First release on albumChuck Berry Is On Top (CHESS 1435, USA, 1959-07)

 

26. 9. 1958 (CHESS Records)

Sweet Little Rock And Roller
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording, take 5

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Otis Spannpiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Jasper Thomasdrums

Length2:27
First release on albumMore Rock 'n' Roll Rarities (CHESS 9190, USA, 1986-08)

 

26. 9. 1958 (CHESS Records)

Sweet Little Rock And Roller
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording, original release, take 9 overdub 11A

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar, 2nd guitar (overdub)
Otis Spannpiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Jasper Thomasdrums

Length2:19
MasterCHESS 9072
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmSweet Little Rock & Roll b/w Joe Joe Gun (CHESS 1709, USA, 1958-10)
First release on albumChuck Berry Is On Top (CHESS 1435, USA, 1959-07)

 

26. 9. 1958 (CHESS Records)

Memphis, Tennessee | Long Distance Telephone
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar, 2nd guitar (overdub)
Willie Dixondouble bass
Jasper Thomasdrums

Length2:10
MasterCHESS 9073
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmBack in the USA b/w Memphis, Tennessee (CHESS 1729, USA, 1959-06)
First release on albumChuck Berry's Greatest Hits (CHESS 1485, USA, 1964-04)

Audience dubbed

+audience (overdub)
Length2:10
MasterCHESS 12552
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmMemphis, Tennessee b/w Sweet Little Sixteen (CHESS 1866, USA, 1963-08)
First release on albumChuck Berry On Stage (CHESS 1480, USA, 1963-08)

Audience & Intro

Eddy Mitchellmaster of ceremonies (overdub)
-audience (overdub)
Length2:10
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on albumChuck Berry A L'Olympia (Barclay 80258S, F, 1965-05)

 

9. 1958 (CHESS Records)

Long Fast Jam (instrumental)
(Chuck Berry, Johnnie Johnson)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryguitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Jasper Thomasdrums

Length11:31
First release on albumJohnny B. Goode (Hip-O Select B0009473-02, USA, 2008-01)

 

9. 1958 (CHESS Records)

Long Slow Jam (instrumental)
(Chuck Berry, Johnnie Johnson)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryguitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Jasper Thomasdrums

Length11:11
First release on albumJohnny B. Goode (Hip-O Select B0009473-02, USA, 2008-01)

 

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)

 

17. 2. 1959 (CHESS Records)

Do You Love Me
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording, take from Golden Decade

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Jasper Thomasdrums
Etta Jameschorus
Harvey & The Moonglowschorus
Chuck Barksdalechorus
Harvey Fuquachorus
Marvin Gayechorus
James Nolanchorus
Reese Palmerchorus
Chester Simmonschorus

Length2:18
MasterCHESS 9235
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on albumChuck Berry's Golden Decade Vol. 3 (CHESS 6641 177, UK, 1974-07)

 

17. 2. 1959 (CHESS Records)

Do You Love Me
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording, take from America's Hottest Wax

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Jasper Thomasdrums
Etta Jameschorus
Harvey & The Moonglowschorus
Chuck Barksdalechorus
Harvey Fuquachorus
Marvin Gayechorus
James Nolanchorus
Reese Palmerchorus
Chester Simmonschorus

Length2:18
First release on albumAmerica's Hottest Wax (Reelin' 001, EU, 1979)

 

17. 2. 1959 (CHESS Records)

Almost Grown
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording, take 14

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Jasper Thomasdrums
Etta Jameschorus
Harvey & The Moonglowschorus
Chuck Barksdalechorus
Harvey Fuquachorus
Marvin Gayechorus
James Nolanchorus
Reese Palmerchorus
Chester Simmonschorus

Length2:50
First release on albumJohnny B. Goode (Hip-O Select B0009473-02, USA, 2008-01)

 

17. 2. 1959 (CHESS Records)

Almost Grown
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording, take 28

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Jasper Thomasdrums
Etta Jameschorus
Harvey & The Moonglowschorus
Chuck Barksdalechorus
Harvey Fuquachorus
Marvin Gayechorus
James Nolanchorus
Reese Palmerchorus
Chester Simmonschorus

Length2:21
First release on albumJohnny B. Goode (Hip-O Select B0009473-02, USA, 2008-01)

 

17. 2. 1959 (CHESS Records)

Almost Grown
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording, original release

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar, 2nd guitar (overdub)
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Jasper Thomasdrums
Etta Jameschorus
Harvey & The Moonglowschorus
Chuck Barksdalechorus
Harvey Fuquachorus
Marvin Gayechorus
James Nolanchorus
Reese Palmerchorus
Chester Simmonschorus

Length2:17
MasterCHESS 9236
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)

DJ overdubbed

Hunter HancockDJ talk (overdub)
Length2:17
First release on albumCruisin' 1959 (Increase INCM 2004, USA, 1970-06)

 

17. 2. 1959 (CHESS Records)

Back In The USA
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar, 2nd guitar (overdub)
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Jasper Thomasdrums
Etta Jameschorus
Harvey & The Moonglowschorus
Chuck Barksdalechorus
Harvey Fuquachorus
Marvin Gayechorus
James Nolanchorus
Reese Palmerchorus
Chester Simmonschorus

Length2:27
MasterCHESS 9237
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmBack in the USA b/w Memphis, Tennessee (CHESS 1729, USA, 1959-06)
First release on albumTwist With Chuck Berry (CHESS 1465, USA, 1962-02)

 

17. 2. 1959 (CHESS Records)

Fast B 6 (instrumental)
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryguitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Jasper Thomasdrums

Length2:08
First release on albumRock And Roll Music (Bear Family BCD 17273 PL, D, 2014-10)

 

17. 2. 1959 (CHESS Records)

Blue On Blue (instrumental)
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryguitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Jasper Thomasdrums

Length2:58
MasterCHESS 9238
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on albumChuck Berry's Golden Decade, Vol. 3 (CHESS 60028, USA, 1974-04)

Faded out

Length2:49
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on albumOn the Blues Side (ACE Records CDCH 397, UK, 1993)

incl. Spoken intro

Leonard Chessstudio talk
Length3:08
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on albumJohnny B. Goode (Hip-O Select B0009473-02, USA, 2008-01)

 

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)

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)

 

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)

 

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