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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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Vacation Time

words and music byChuck Berry
also known as21
also known as21 Blues
also known asWhen You're Twenty-One

12. 6. 1958 (CHESS Records)

CHESS Recording, named 21, take 1 probably, released as 21 Blues

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Paul Gaytenpiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Odie Paynedrums

Length2:12
First release on albumAmerica's Hottest Wax (Reelin' 001, EU, 1979)

 

12. 6. 1958 (CHESS Records)

CHESS Recording, named 21, take 4 probably, released as 21

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Paul Gaytenpiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Odie Paynedrums

Length2:25
First release on albumAmerica's Hottest Wax (Reelin' 001, EU, 1979)

Audience dubbed

-audience (overdub)
Length2:22
First release on albumAlive and Rockin' (Stack-O-Hits AG 9019, USA, 1983-05)

 

12. 6. 1958 (CHESS Records)

CHESS Recording, named 21, take 14

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar
Paul Gaytenpiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Odie Paynedrums

Length2:39
First release on albumJohnny B. Goode (Hip-O Select B0009473-02, USA, 2008-01)

 

12. 6. 1958 (CHESS Records)

CHESS Recording, named 21 remake, take 9 overdub 13A, released as Vacation Time

Chuck Berryvocal, guitar, 2nd guitar (overdub)
Paul Gaytenpiano
Willie Dixondouble bass
Odie Paynedrums

Length2:44
MasterCHESS 8849
ProducerLeonard & Phil Chess
First release on 45rpmBeautiful Delilah b/w Vacation Time (CHESS 1697, USA, 1958-06)
First release on albumLet It Rock (CHECKMATE 1955, NL, 1987)

incl. Spoken intro

Leonard Chessstudio talk
Length2:54
First release on albumJohnny B. Goode (Hip-O Select B0009473-02, USA, 2008-01)

 

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