The Chuck Berry Database
Details For Recording Session: 26. 9. 1958 (CHESS Records)

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Chuck Berry Recording Session Details

Date26. 9. 1958
forCHESS Records
atTer-Mar Studio
Location2120 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, Illinois
USA

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)

 

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)

 

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)

 

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)

 

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)

 

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)

 

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