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Little Queenie

words and music byChuck Berry

19. 11. 1958 (CHESS Records)

CHESS Recording, take 8

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar, 2nd guitar (overdub)
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Odie Paynedrums

Length2:32
First release on albumRock'n'Roll Rarities (CHESS CH2-92521, USA, 1986-03)

 

19. 11. 1958 (CHESS Records)

CHESS Recording, original release

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar, 2nd guitar (overdub)
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Odie Paynedrums

Length2:38
MasterCHESS 9206
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)

Audience dubbed

-audience (overdub)
Length2:34
First release on albumThe Chuck Berry Collection (DEJA VU DVLP 2068, I, 1986)

 

5. 8. 1972 (Empire Stadium, London, UK)

live 1972 Wembley

as part of the medley

Let It Rock / Carol / Little Queenie

  1. Let It Rock | Rockin' On The Railroad
    (E. Anderson (Chuck Berry))
  2. Carol | Oh Carol
    (Chuck Berry)
  3. Little Queenie
    (Chuck Berry)
Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Terry Clemsonguitar
John Earlsaxophone
Jimmy Wallsbass
Les Warrendrums

Length5:16
First release on albumThe London Rock And Roll Show (TKO Magnum Force CDMF-105, UK, 2001)

 

2. 11. 1972 (ABC TV)

live 1972 Hempstead

as part of the medley

Carol / Little Queenie

  1. Carol | Oh Carol
    (Chuck Berry)
  2. Little Queenie
    (Chuck Berry)
Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
unknownguitar, piano, bass, drums

Length3:10
First release on albumCheck Me Out! (Crying Steel CSR02, EU, 2014)

 

19. 5. 1977 (De Zandkuil Open Air Theatre, Lochem, The Netherlands)

live 1977 Lochem

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Steve Bloomfieldguitar
Rusty Luptonpiano
Fred Pokebass
Wild Bob Burgosdrums

Length1:44
First release on albumChuck Berry Meets Matchbox (Promised Land Record PL 92 1977, D, 1994)

 

21. 5. 1977 (Musikhalle, Hamburg, Germany)

live 1977 Hamburg

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Sandy Fordguitar
Nigel "Niggsy" Owenguitar
Jacko Buddinpiano
Pete Pritchardbass
Terry Earldrums

Length1:26
First release on albumChuck Berry's Rock'n'Roll Party with The Flying Saucers (Driving Wheel C 7788, EU, 1988)

 

17. 1. 1981 (Wolf & Rissmiller's Country Club, Reseda, California, USA)

live 1981 Reseda

as part of the medley

Carol / Little Queenie

  1. Carol | Oh Carol
    (Chuck Berry)
  2. Little Queenie
    (Chuck Berry)
Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Johnny Rivers2nd guitar
unknownpiano, drums
Jim Marsalabass
Billy Ciofe Bandband (poss.)

Length7:06
ProducerNorman J. Pattiz
First release on albumThe Sheik Of Chicago (Smashing Pumpkin Records PMK-1126, EU, 2016)
Other notable releaseIn Concert (Westwood One 81-1, USA, 1981-04-19)
Other sourceKMET (live radio broadcast, YouTube)

 

27. 4. 1981 (Shinjuku Koseinenkin Hall, Tokyo, Japan)

live 27 Apr. 1981 Tokyo

as part of the medley

Carol / Little Queenie

  1. Carol | Oh Carol
    (Chuck Berry)
  2. Little Queenie
    (Chuck Berry)
Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Shigeru Narumopiano
Jim Marsalabass
Tsutomu Makidrums

Length3:58
ProducerKei Ishizaka
First release on albumChuck Berry Tokyo Session (East World WTP 90072, J, 1981)

 

29. 4. 1981 (Shibuya Kokaido, Tokyo, Japan)

live 29 Apr. 1981 Tokyo

as part of the medley

Carol / Little Queenie

  1. Carol | Oh Carol
    (Chuck Berry)
  2. Little Queenie
    (Chuck Berry)
Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Shigeru Narumopiano
Jim Marsalabass
Tsutomu Makidrums

Length4:21
Other notable releaseTokyo 1981-04-29 YouTube

 

21. 2. 1982 (Ritz Club, New York City, NY, USA)

live 1982 New York

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
unknownguitar, piano, tenor saxophone, bass, drums

Length2:06
ProducerThe Vinyl Rat
First release on albumLet It Rock ! (Let It Rock ! (Bootleg), EU, 1986)

 

Summer 1982 (Roxy Theatre, Hollywood, California, USA)

live 1982 Hollywood

as part of the medley

Carol / Little Queenie

  1. Carol | Oh Carol
    (Chuck Berry)
  2. Little Queenie
    (Chuck Berry)
Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Richie Zitoguitar
William Smithpiano
James Hornsaxophone
Jim Marsalabass
Willie Ornealsdrums

First release on albumForever Classic (MasterTone MCPS-0301, UK, 1997)

 

3. 9. 1983 (Rock'n'Roll Spectacular, Wirrina Sports Stadium, Peterborough, UK)

live 1983 Peterborough

as part of the medley

Carol / Little Queenie

  1. Carol | Oh Carol
    (Chuck Berry)
  2. Little Queenie
    (Chuck Berry)
Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Billy Peekguitar
Jim Marsalabass
unknowndrums

Length4:15
ProducerNigel Molden
First release on albumLive On Stage (Magnum Force CDMF 092, UK, 1994)

 

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

live 1986 Fox Theatre Show 1

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

Length3:25
ProducerKeith Richards
Other notable releaseHail! Hail! Rock'n'Roll (Universal Pictures, USA, 1987-10-09)
Other sourceFox Theatre Show 1 (Audience Tape)

Album edit

Length3:37
ProducerKeith Richards
First release on albumHail! Hail! Rock 'n' Roll (MCA Records MCA-6217, USA, 1987)

 

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

live 1986 Fox Theatre Show 2

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

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

 

31. 12. 1988 (Palladium Theater, New York City, NY, USA)

live 1988 Palladium

as part of the medley

Carol / Little Queenie

  1. Carol | Oh Carol
    (Chuck Berry)
  2. Little Queenie
    (Chuck Berry)
Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Ingrid G. Berry2nd vocal
unknownguitar, piano, bass, drums

Length5:00
First release on albumThe Sheik Of Chicago (Smashing Pumpkin Records PMK-1126, EU, 2016)

 

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