The Chuck Berry Database
Details For Song: My Ding-A-Ling

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.

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Chuck Berry Song Details

My Ding-A-Ling

words and music byDave Bartholomew, Chuck Berry
also known asDing-A-Ling

18. 3. 1967 (Bill Graham archive)

live 18 Mar. 1967 San Francisco

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Steve Millerguitar
Jim Petermankeyboards
Lonnie Turnerbass
Tim Davisdrums

Length5:31
First release on albumCheck Me Out! (Crying Steel CSR02, EU, 2014)

 

29. 6. 1967 (Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA)

live 29 June 1967 San Francisco

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
James "Curly" Cookeguitar
Steve Millerguitar
Jim Petermanorgan
Lonnie Turnerbass
Tim Davisdrums

Length4:36
EngineerDennis Drake
First release on albumLive at Fillmore Auditorium (Mercury 836 072-2, USA, 1989-06)

 

29. 12. 1967 (Bill Graham archive)

live 29 Dec. 1967 San Francisco

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
James "Curly" Cookeguitar
Jim Petermanorgan
Lonnie Turnerbass
Tim Davisdrums

Length1:42
First release on albumCheck Me Out! (Crying Steel CSR02, EU, 2014)

 

13. 9. 1969 (Toronto Rock’n’Roll Revival, Varsity Stadium, Toronto, Ontario, Canada)

live 1969 Toronto

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Ron Marinelliguitar
Hughie Leggatbass
Danny Taylordrums

Length9:34
ProducerBrower/Walker Enterprises
First release on albumLive in Concert (Magnum MR-703, USA, 1978)

heavily shortened

Length5:17
ProducerBrower/Walker Enterprises
First release on albumMy Dingaling (Royal Collection RC 83148, NL, 1991)

 

21. 11. 1969 (CHESS Records)

CHESS 1969 Recording

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Ellis "Lafayette" Leakepiano, chorus
Phil Upchurchbass, chorus
unknowndrums
Robert "Bob" Baldoriharmonica, chorus

Length3:42
MasterCHESS 18556
First release on albumHave Mercy (Hip-O Select B0013790-02, USA, 2010-02)

 

3. 2. 1972 (Lanchester Arts Festival, Locarno Ballroom, Coventry, UK)

live 1972 Coventry

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar

Original LP version

Length11:34
MasterCHESS CH2228
ProducerEsmond Edwards
First release on albumThe London Chuck Berry Sessions (CHESS 60020, USA, 1972-04)

Single edit

Length4:16
MasterCHESS 2028E
First release on 45rpmMy Ding-A-Ling b/w Johnny B. Goode (CHESS 2131, USA, 1972-07)
First release on albumChuck and His Friends (Aristocrat BR-100, USA, 1974)

Single edit faded out

Length4:09
First release on albumOn Stage (On Stage OS 007, EEC, 1991)

 

29. 3. 1972 (BBC TV)

live 1972 BBC

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar

Length10:41
ProducerStanley Dorfman for BBC Television
Other notable releaseLive at the BBC (ZitRock ZR-DVD-CHB-16-03, US, 2016)

 

2. 11. 1972 (ABC TV)

live 1972 Hempstead

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar

Length3:05
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

Length7:57
First release on albumChuck Berry Meets Matchbox (Promised Land Record PL 92 1977, D, 1994)

 

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

live 27 Apr. 1981 Tokyo

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Ingrid G. Berryvocal
Shigeru Narumopiano
Jim Marsalabass
Tsutomu Makidrums

Length6:51
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

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Ingrid G. Berryvocal
Shigeru Narumopiano
Jim Marsalabass
Tsutomu Makidrums

Length4:01
Other notable releaseTokyo 1981-04-29 YouTube

 

25. 10. 1985 (HBO TV)

live 1985 Los Angeles

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Ron Woodguitar, chorus
John Mayallkeyboards
Mick Fleetwooddrums
Mitch Mitchelldrums
Kenny Jonespercussion
John Lodgepercussion, chorus
Carmine Appicechorus
Barbara Paigechorus
Aniijia Shockleychorus
Ronnie Lanechorus

Length3:30
First release on albumRock'n'Roll All Star Jam (Pepper Cake 2042-2, D, 2008-11)

 

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