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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 Forrest Frierson can be heard on

Forrest Frierson

20. 9. 1966 (Mercury Records)

Campus Cookie
(Chuck Berry)
Mercury Recording

Chuck Berryguitar
Quincy Maconguitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonorgan
Carey Enlowtenor saxophone
Forrest Friersonbass
Ebbie Hardydrums

Length2:05
MasterMercury YWI-39066
First release on albumFrom St. Louie to Frisco (Mercury 836 073-2, USA, 1989-06)

 

20. 9. 1966 (Mercury Records)

Mum's The Word
(Chuck Berry)
Mercury Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Quincy Maconguitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano
Carey Enlowtenor saxophone
Forrest Friersonbass
Ebbie Hardydrums

Length1:30
MasterMercury YWI-39067
First release on albumFrom St. Louie to Frisco (Mercury 61176, USA, 1968-10)

 

20. 9. 1966 (Mercury Records)

My Tambourine
(Chuck Berry)
Mercury Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Quincy Maconguitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano
Carey Enlowtenor saxophone
Forrest Friersonbass
Ebbie Hardydrums
unknowntambourine

Length2:16
MasterMercury YWI-39068
First release on albumFrom St. Louie to Frisco (Mercury 61176, USA, 1968-10)

 

20. 9. 1966 (Mercury Records)

Laugh And Cry
(Chuck Berry)
Mercury Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Quincy Maconguitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano
Forrest Friersonbass
Ebbie Hardydrums

Length2:28
MasterMercury YWI-39069
First release on 45rpmClub Nitty Gritty b/w Laugh and Cry (Mercury 72643, USA, 1966-11)
First release on albumFrom St. Louie to Frisco (Mercury 836 073-2, USA, 1989-06)

 

21. 9. 1966 (Mercury Records)

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

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Quincy Maconguitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonorgan
Forrest Friersonbass
Ebbie Hardydrums
unknowntambourine

Length2:32
MasterMercury YWI-38879
ProducerChuck Berry
First release on 45rpmMaybelline b/w Roll Over Beethoven (Philco-Ford HP-34, USA, 1967)
First release on albumChuck Berry's Golden Hits (Mercury 21103, USA, 1967-03)

 

21. 9. 1966 (Mercury Records)

School Day | Hail, Hail, Rock'n'Roll | Ring! Ring! Goes The Bell | School Days
(Chuck Berry)
Mercury Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Quincy Maconguitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonelectric piano
Forrest Friersonbass
Ebbie Hardydrums
unknowntambourine

Length2:33
MasterMercury YWI-38881
ProducerChuck Berry
First release on 45rpmMemphis, Tennessee b/w School Day (Mercury C-30144, USA, 1972)
First release on albumChuck Berry's Golden Hits (Mercury 21103, USA, 1967-03)

DJ dubbed

Joe NiagaraDJ talk
Length2:35
First release on albumCruisin' 1957 (Increase INCM 2002, USA, 1970-06)

 

21. 9. 1966 (Mercury Records)

Sweet Little Sixteen | Surfin' USA
(Chuck Berry)
Mercury Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Quincy Maconguitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonelectric piano
Forrest Friersonbass
Ebbie Hardydrums
unknowntambourine

Length2:12
MasterMercury YWI-38882
ProducerChuck Berry
First release on 45rpmSweet Little Sixteen b/w Maybellene (Mercury C-30143, USA, 1972)
First release on albumChuck Berry's Golden Hits (Mercury 21103, USA, 1967-03)

Audience dubbed

-audience (overdub)
Length2:12
First release on albumRock 'n' Roll ! (Fontana SFL 13120, UK, 1969)

Audience added to end

+audience (overdub)
Length2:16
First release on albumOn Stage (On Stage OS 007, EEC, 1991)

 

21. 9. 1966 (Mercury Records)

Johnny B. Goode | Go, Johnny Go!
(Chuck Berry)
Mercury Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Quincy Maconguitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonelectric piano
Carey Enlowtenor saxophone
Forrest Friersonbass
Ebbie Hardydrums
unknowntambourine

Length2:45
MasterMercury YWI-38883
ProducerChuck Berry
First release on 45rpmJohnny B. Goode b/w Rock & Roll Music (Mercury C-30146, USA, 1972)
First release on albumChuck Berry's Golden Hits (Mercury 21103, USA, 1967-03)

shortened

Length2:39
First release on albumOn Stage (On Stage OS 007, EEC, 1991)

 

21. 9. 1966 (Mercury Records)

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

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Quincy Maconguitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonelectric piano
Forrest Friersonbass
Ebbie Hardydrums
unknowntambourine

Length2:06
MasterMercury YWI-38884
ProducerChuck Berry
First release on 45rpmMemphis, Tennessee b/w School Day (Mercury C-30144, USA, 1972)
First release on albumChuck Berry's Golden Hits (Mercury 21103, USA, 1967-03)

 

21. 9. 1966 (Mercury Records)

Roll Over Beethoven
(Chuck Berry)
Mercury Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Quincy Maconguitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonelectric piano
Forrest Friersonbass
Ebbie Hardydrums
unknowntambourine

Length2:02
MasterMercury YWI-38885
ProducerChuck Berry
First release on 45rpmMaybelline b/w Roll Over Beethoven (Philco-Ford HP-34, USA, 1967)
First release on albumChuck Berry's Golden Hits (Mercury 21103, USA, 1967-03)

shortened

Length1:45
First release on albumOn Stage (On Stage OS 007, EEC, 1991)

Audience dubbed

-audience (overdub)
Length2:02
First release on albumRock 'n' Roll ! (Fontana SFL 13120, UK, 1969)

DJ dubbed

Robin SeymourDJ talk (overdub)
Length2:00
First release on albumCruisin' 1956 (Increase INCM 2001, USA, 1970-06)

 

21. 9. 1966 (Mercury Records)

Rock And Roll Music
(Chuck Berry)
Mercury Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Quincy Maconguitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonelectric piano
Carey Enlowtenor saxophone
Forrest Friersonbass
Ebbie Hardydrums
unknowntambourine

Length2:31
MasterMercury YWI-38886
ProducerChuck Berry
First release on 45rpmJohnny B. Goode b/w Rock & Roll Music (Mercury C-30146, USA, 1972)
First release on albumChuck Berry's Golden Hits (Mercury 21103, USA, 1967-03)

Audience dubbed

-audience (overdub)
Length2:33
First release on albumRock 'n' Roll ! (Fontana SFL 13120, UK, 1969)

 

26. 10. 1966 (Mercury Records)

Club Nitty Gritty
(Chuck Berry)
Mercury Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonelectric piano
Forrest Friersonbass
Eugene Washingtondrums

Length2:17
MasterMercury YWI-38900
First release on 45rpmClub Nitty Gritty b/w Laugh and Cry (Mercury 72643, USA, 1966-11)
First release on albumChuck Berry's Golden Hits (Mercury 21103, USA, 1967-03)

 

26. 10. 1966 (Mercury Records)

Around And Around | 'Round and 'Round
(Chuck Berry)
Mercury Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonelectric piano
Forrest Friersonbass
Eugene Washingtondrums

Length2:21
MasterMercury YWI-39167
First release on albumChuck Berry's Golden Hits (Mercury 826 256-2, USA, 1989-06)

 

26. 10. 1966 (Mercury Records)

Oh Captain
(Chuck Berry)
Mercury Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonelectric piano
Forrest Friersonbass
Eugene Washingtondrums

Length2:23
MasterMercury YWI-39169
First release on albumFrom St. Louie to Frisco (Mercury 61176, USA, 1968-10)

re-synchronized

Length2:18
First release on albumRock And Roll Music (Bear Family BCD 17273 PL, D, 2014-10)

 

26. 10. 1966 (Mercury Records)

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

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonelectric piano
Forrest Friersonbass
Eugene Washingtondrums

Length2:10
MasterMercury YWI-39173
First release on 45rpmSchool Day b/w Rock & Roll Music +4 (Hammer HB 610, UK, 1979-09)
First release on albumChuck Berry's Golden Hits (Mercury 21103, USA, 1967-03)

shortened

Length2:05
First release on albumOn Stage (On Stage OS 007, EEC, 1991)

 

26. 10. 1966 (Mercury Records)

Back In The USA
(Chuck Berry)
Mercury Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonelectric piano
Forrest Friersonbass
Eugene Washingtondrums

Length2:28
MasterMercury YWI-39174
First release on 45rpmBack in the USA b/w Roll Over Beethoven (Mercury C-30145, USA, 1972)
First release on albumChuck Berry's Golden Hits (Mercury 21103, USA, 1967-03)

 

26. 10. 1966 (Mercury Records)

Misery
(Chuck Berry)
Mercury Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonelectric piano
Forrest Friersonbass
Eugene Washingtondrums

Length2:27
MasterMercury YWI-39176
First release on 45rpmMisery b/w Little Fox (Mercury 6052 257, D, 1972)
First release on albumFrom St. Louie to Frisco (Mercury 61176, USA, 1968-10)

 

27. 10. 1966 (Mercury Records)

Carol | Oh Carol
(Chuck Berry)
Mercury Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonelectric piano
Forrest Friersonbass
Eugene Washingtondrums

Length2:24
MasterMercury YWI-39168
First release on 45rpmRoll Over Beethoven b/w Johnny B. Goode +4 (Hammer HB 604, UK, 1979-09)
First release on albumChuck Berry's Golden Hits (Mercury 21103, USA, 1967-03)

shortened

Length1:57
First release on albumOn Stage (On Stage OS 007, EEC, 1991)

 

27. 10. 1966 (Mercury Records)

Brown Eyed Handsome Man
(Chuck Berry)
Mercury Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonelectric piano
Forrest Friersonbass
Eugene Washingtondrums

Length2:20
MasterMercury YWI-39170
First release on albumChuck Berry's Golden Hits (Mercury 826 256-2, USA, 1989-06)

 

27. 10. 1966 (Mercury Records)

Let It Rock | Rockin' On The Railroad
(E. Anderson (Chuck Berry))
Mercury Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonelectric piano
Forrest Friersonbass
Eugene Washingtondrums

Length1:52
MasterMercury YWI-39171
First release on albumRock! Rock! Rock 'n' Roll! (Mercury 6463 044, USA, 1980)

 

27. 10. 1966 (Mercury Records)

Reelin' And Rockin' | Reeling And Rocking | Reelin', Rockin' and Rollin'
(Chuck Berry)
Mercury Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonelectric piano
Forrest Friersonbass
Eugene Washingtondrums

Length4:20
MasterMercury YWI-39172
First release on 45rpmSchool Day b/w Rock & Roll Music +4 (Hammer HB 610, UK, 1979-09)
First release on albumChuck Berry (SAAR) (SAAR SM 3989/2, EU, 1982)

Slightly shortened

Length4:13
MasterMercury YWI-39172
First release on albumJohnny B. Goode (Pickwick SPC-3327, USA, late 1972)

shortened

Length4:00
MasterMercury YWI-39172
First release on albumOn Stage (On Stage OS 007, EEC, 1991)

 

27. 10. 1966 (Mercury Records)

Almost Grown
(Chuck Berry)
Mercury Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonelectric piano
Forrest Friersonbass
Eugene Washingtondrums

Length2:25
MasterMercury YWI-39175
First release on albumFrom St. Louie to Frisco (Mercury 836 073-2, USA, 1989-06)

 

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