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The Chuck Berry Database contains the most accurate and up to date information about the recordings of Chuck Berry.
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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The Way It Was Before
|words and music by||Chuck Berry|
|also known as||Way It Was Before|
15. 2. 1960 (overdub prob. 12. 4. 1960) (CHESS Records)
|Chuck Berry||vocal, guitar|
|Ellis "Lafayette" Leake||piano|
|Leroy C. Davis||tenor saxophone|
|unknown||tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone, chorus (overdub)|
|Reggie Boyd||electric bass|
|Producer||Leonard & Phil Chess|
|First release on album||New Juke Box Hits (CHESS LP 1456, USA, 1961-03)|
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