The Chuck Berry Database
Details For Song: It Don't Take But A Few Minutes

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 (†), Arne Wolfswinkel, and Claude Schlouch 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 recording it.

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Chuck Berry Song Details

It Don't Take But A Few Minutes

words and music byChuck Berry

28. 2. 1958 (CHESS Records)

CHESS Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar, 2nd guitar (overdub)
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano
Bob Bushnellbass
Jasper Thomasdrums

MasterCHESS 8695
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmChuck And Bo Vol. 3 (Pye Intl. NEP 44017, UK, 1964-02)
First release on albumOne Dozen Berrys (CHESS LP 1432, USA, 1958-03)


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

live 1986 Film Rehearsals

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Eric Claptonvocal, guitar
Keith Richardsguitar
Johnnie C. Johnsonpiano
Joey Spampinatobass
Steve Jordandrums

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

Movie edit

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

Radio Show edit

Other notable releaseHail! Hail! The King of Rock 'n' Roll (Cahn Media, USA, 2006)


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