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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 Etta James can be heard on

Etta James

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)

 

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

Betty Jean | Chucky Boy
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording, take 14

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

Length2:27
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on albumChuck Berry's Golden Decade, Vol. 2 (CHESS 60023, USA, 1973-02)

 

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

Betty Jean | Chucky Boy
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording, take 17

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

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

 

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

Betty Jean | Chucky Boy
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording, original release

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

Length2:29
MasterCHESS 9626
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on albumRockin' at the Hops (CHESS 1448, USA, 1960-07)

 

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

County Line
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording

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

Length2:15
MasterCHESS 9627
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmCarol b/w County Line (CHESS 1700 (Bootleg), EU, late 1970s)
First release on albumChuck Berry's Golden Decade, Vol. 3 (CHESS 60028, USA, 1974-04)

 

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

Childhood Sweetheart
(E. Anderson (Chuck Berry))
CHESS Recording, alt. take

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

Length3:13
First release on albumAmerica's Hottest Wax (Reelin' 001, EU, 1979)

Audience dubbed

-audience (overdub)
Length3:11
First release on albumAlive and Rockin' (Stack-O-Hits AG 9019, USA, 1983-05)

 

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

Childhood Sweetheart
(E. Anderson (Chuck Berry))
CHESS Recording, original release, take 16

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

Length2:42
MasterCHESS 9628
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)

 

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

I Just Want To Make Love To You
(Willie Dixon)
CHESS 1959 Recording, take 3

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

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

 

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

I Just Want To Make Love To You
(Willie Dixon)
CHESS 1959 Recording, original release

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

Audience dubbed

-audience (overdub)
Length2:09
First release on 45rpmRock'n'Roll Music b/w I Just Want To Make Love To You (CHESS 169512, F, 1968/69)
First release on albumChuck Berry On Stage (CHESS 1480, USA, 1963-08)

Length2:11
MasterCHESS 9630
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on albumOn the Blues Side (ACE Records CDCH 397, UK, 1993)

 

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)

 

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

Say You'll Be Mine
(R. Butler)
CHESS Recording

Roquel "Billy" Davisvocal
Etta Jamesvocal
The Ecuadorsvocal
Harvey Fuquavocal
Chuck Berryguitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano
Reggie Boydelectric bass
Fred Belowdrums

Length2:19
MasterCHESS 9634
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmSay You'll Be Mine b/w Let Me Sleep Woman (ARGO 5353, USA, 1959-11)
First release on albumAmerica's Hottest Wax (Reelin' 001, EU, 1979)

Slightly shortened version

Length2:15
First release on albumCHESS Masters (CHESS CXMP 2011, UK, 1983-04)

 

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

Let Me Sleep Woman
(R. Butler)
CHESS Recording

Roquel "Billy" Davisvocal
Etta Jamesvocal
The Ecuadorsvocal
Harvey Fuquavocal
Chuck Berryguitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano
Reggie Boydelectric bass
Fred Belowdrums

Length2:25
MasterCHESS 9635
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmSay You'll Be Mine b/w Let Me Sleep Woman (ARGO 5353, USA, 1959-11)
First release on albumAmerica's Hottest Wax (Reelin' 001, EU, 1979)

 

10.-14. 10. 1986 (Universal Movie "Hail! Hail! Rock'n'Roll")

Hoochie Coochie Man | Hootchie, Kootchie Man | I'm Your Hoochie Coochie Man
(Willie Dixon)
live 1986 Film Rehearsals

Etta Jamesvocal
Robert Crayguitar
Keith Richardsguitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano
Chuck Leavellkeyboards
Joey Spampinatobass
Steve Jordandrums
Chuck Berryhandclaps

Length5:17
Other notable releaseHail! Hail! Rock'n'Roll (4 DVD) (Image Entertainment ID3156THDVD, USA, 2006)

 

16. 10. 1986 Show 1 (Universal Movie "Hail! Hail! Rock'n'Roll")

Rock And Roll Music
(Chuck Berry)
live 1986 Fox Theatre Show 1

Etta Jamesvocal
Chuck Berryguitar
Keith Richardsguitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano
Chuck Leavellkeyboards
Joey Spampinatobass
Steve Jordandrums

Length4:18
First release on albumHail! Hail! Rock'n'Roll Reheasals (no label, J, 2001)

 

16. 10. 1986 Show 1 (Universal Movie "Hail! Hail! Rock'n'Roll")

Reelin' And Rockin' | Reeling And Rocking | Reelin', Rockin' and Rollin'
(Chuck Berry)
live 1986 Fox Theatre Show 1

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Ingrid G. Berryvocal
Etta Jamesvocal
Eric Claptonguitar
Keith Richardsguitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano
Chuck Leavellkeyboards
Joey Spampinatobass
Steve Jordandrums

Length12:30
First release on albumHail! Hail! Rock'n'Roll Reheasals (no label, J, 2001)
Other sourceFox Theatre Show 1 (Audience Tape)

 

17. 10. 1986 Show 2 (Universal Movie "Hail! Hail! Rock'n'Roll")

Rock And Roll Music
(Chuck Berry)
live 1986 Fox Theatre Show 2

Etta Jamesvocal
Chuck Berryguitar
Eric Claptonguitar
Robert Crayguitar
Keith Richardsguitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano
Chuck Leavellkeyboards
Joey Spampinatobass
Steve Jordandrums

Length3:47
ProducerKeith Richards
First release on albumHail! Hail! Rock'n'Roll Reheasals (no label, J, 2001)
Other notable releaseConcert Vault

Album edit

Length3:10
ProducerKeith Richards
First release on albumHail! Hail! Rock 'n' Roll (MCA Records MCA-6217, USA, 1987)

Movie edit

Length2:56
ProducerKeith Richards
Other notable releaseHail! Hail! Rock'n'Roll (Universal Pictures, USA, 1987-10-09)

 

17. 10. 1986 Show 2 (Universal Movie "Hail! Hail! Rock'n'Roll")

Hoochie Coochie Man | Hootchie, Kootchie Man | I'm Your Hoochie Coochie Man
(Willie Dixon)
live 1986 Fox Theatre Show 2

Etta Jamesvocal
Chuck Berryguitar
Eric Claptonguitar
Robert Crayguitar
Keith Richardsguitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano
Chuck Leavellkeyboards
Bobby Keystenor saxophone
Joey Spampinatobass
Steve Jordandrums

Length4:47
First release on albumLong Live Rock 'n' Roll - 60th Birthday Celebration (Crying Steel CSR03, 2015)
Other notable releaseConcert Vault

 

17. 10. 1986 Show 2 (Universal Movie "Hail! Hail! Rock'n'Roll")

School Day | Hail, Hail, Rock'n'Roll | Ring! Ring! Goes The Bell | School Days
(Chuck Berry)
live 1986 Fox Theatre Show 2

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Ingrid G. Berryvocal
Etta Jamesvocal
Julian Lennonvocal
Keith Richardsvocal, guitar
Eric Claptonguitar
Robert Crayguitar
Joe Walshguitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano
Chuck Leavellkeyboards
Bobby Keystenor saxophone
Joey Spampinatobass
Steve Jordandrums

Length5:00
Other sourceFox Theatre Show 2 (Audience Tape)

Movie edit

Length2:42
ProducerKeith Richards
Other notable releaseHail! Hail! Rock'n'Roll (Universal Pictures, USA, 1987-10-09)

short

Length2:24
First release on albumLong Live Rock 'n' Roll - 60th Birthday Celebration (Crying Steel CSR03, 2015)

 

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