The Chuck Berry Database
Details For Recording Session: 7., 8. & 9. 1. 1964 (CHESS Records)

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 Recording Session Details

Date7., 8. & 9. 1. 1964
forCHESS Records
atTer-Mar Recording Studio
Location2120 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, Illinois
USA

Nadine | Nadine (Is It You?)
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano
George Pattersontenor saxophone
Rubin Coopertenor saxophone
Louis Satterfieldelectric bass
Odie Paynedrums

Length2:32
MasterCHESS 12907
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmNadine b/w O Rangutang (CHESS 1883, USA, 1964-02)
First release on albumThe Latest And the Greatest (Pye Intl. NPL 28031, UK, 1964-05)

Stereo remix

Length2:46
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on albumRock'n'Roll Rarities (CHESS CH2-92521, USA, 1986-03)

Stereo remix shortened

Length2:35
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on albumChuck Berry - The Chess Box (CHESS CH6-80001, USA, 1988-11)

DJ dubbed

Arnie GinsburgDJ talk (overdub)
Length2:32
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on albumCruisin' 1961 (Increase INCM 2006, USA, 1970-06)

 

You Never Can Tell | C'est La Vie
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar, 2nd vocal (overdub)
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano
George Pattersontenor saxophone
Rubin Coopertenor saxophone
Louis Satterfieldelectric bass
Odie Paynedrums

Length2:39
MasterCHESS 12908
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)

Stereo remix

Length2:40
EngineerSteve Hoffman
First release on albumRock'n'Roll Rarities (CHESS CH2-92521, USA, 1986-03)

 

The Little Girl From Central | Little Girl From Central
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano
Louis Satterfieldelectric bass
Odie Paynedrums

Length2:39
MasterCHESS 12909
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on albumYou Never Can Tell (Pye Intl. NPL 28039, UK, 1964-10)

Slightly shortened

Length2:30
First release on albumLet It Rock (CHECKMATE 1955, NL, 1987)

Stereo

Length2:39
First release on albumYou Never Can Tell (Marble Arch MALS-702, UK, 1967-12)

 

Things I Used To Do | The Things I Used To Do
(Eddie "Guitar Slim" Jones)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar, 2nd guitar (overdub)
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano
Louis Satterfieldelectric bass
Odie Paynedrums

Length2:38
MasterCHESS 12910
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmPromised Land b/w Things I Used to Do (CHESS 1916, USA, 1964-11)
First release on albumThe Latest And the Greatest (Pye Intl. NPL 28031, UK, 1964-05)

 

I'm In The Danger Zone | I'm In The Twilight Zone
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording, named I'm In The Danger Zone

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano
George Pattersontenor saxophone
Rubin Coopertenor saxophone
Louis Satterfieldelectric bass
Odie Paynedrums

Length2:51
First release on albumYou Never Can Tell (Hip-O Select B0012465-02, USA, 2009-02)

 

I'm In The Danger Zone | I'm In The Twilight Zone
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording, named I'm In The Twilight Zone

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano
George Pattersontenor saxophone
Rubin Coopertenor saxophone
Louis Satterfieldelectric bass
Odie Paynedrums

Length2:50
First release on albumRock And Roll Music (Bear Family BCD 17273 PL, D, 2014-10)
Other notable releaseThe ARC Music Classics (ARC AMC CB 0402, USA, 2004-02)

 

Fraulein
(Lawton Williams)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar, 2nd guitar (overdub)
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano
George Pattersontenor saxophone
Rubin Coopertenor saxophone
Louis Satterfieldelectric bass
Odie Paynedrums

Length2:49
MasterCHESS 12912
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmFraulein b/w Lonely all the Time (Funckler AR 45126, NL, 1964-05)
First release on albumThe Latest And the Greatest (Pye Intl. NPL 28031, UK, 1964-05)

Stereo

Length2:50
First release on albumThe Latest And The Greatest / You Never Can Tell (BGO CD-428, UK, 1998)

 

Crazy Arms | Lonely All The Time
(Chuck Seals, Ralph Mooney)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar, 2nd vocal (overdub)
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano
George Pattersontenor saxophone
Rubin Coopertenor saxophone
Louis Satterfieldelectric bass
Odie Paynedrums

Length2:10
MasterCHESS 12913
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmFraulein b/w Lonely all the Time (Funckler AR 45126, NL, 1964-05)
First release on albumThe Latest And the Greatest (Pye Intl. NPL 28031, UK, 1964-05)

 

O Rangutang (instrumental)
(Chuck Berry)
CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryguitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano
George Pattersontenor saxophone
Rubin Coopertenor saxophone
Louis Satterfieldelectric bass
Odie Paynedrums

Length2:18
MasterCHESS 12924
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmNadine b/w O Rangutang (CHESS 1883, USA, 1964-02)
First release on albumThe Latest And the Greatest (Pye Intl. NPL 28031, UK, 1964-05)

Unfaded

Length3:02
First release on albumThe Latest And The Greatest / You Never Can Tell (BGO CD-428, UK, 1998)

 

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