Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Maybellene
3.6 2:22
2 Roll Over Beethoven
4.65 2:26
3 Too Much Monkey Business
3 2:58
4 School Days
4.35 2:44
5 Rock and Roll Music
4.35 2:34
6 Sweet Little Sixteen
3:16
7 Memphis Tennessee
3 2:13
8 Little Queenie
2:43
9 Back in the USA
4 2:30
10 No Particular Place to Go
2:44
11 Johnny B. Goode
4.15 2:40
12 My Ding-A-Ling
2 4:20
13 Brown Eyed Handsome Man
3 2:18
14 Promised Land
2:25
15 Reelin' and Rockin'
3 3:19
16 Carol
3.5 2:48

Credits

CD 1

trumpet:
Vincent Pitts (1956-04-16) (track 2)
Vincent Pitts (1956-04-19) (track 3)
drums:
Fred Below (track 7)
Melvin Billups (1956-04-16) (tracks 2, 13)
Melvin Billups (1956-04-19) (track 3)
Fred Below (1956-12-15) (track 4)
Fred Below (1957-05) (track 5)
Jasper Thomas (1957-12) (tracks 6, 15)
Jasper Thomas (1958-01-06) (track 11)
Odie Payne (Drummer, born in 1926) (1958-06-12) (track 16)
Fred Below (1959-02-17) (track 9)
guitar:
Chuck Berry (track 7)
Chuck Berry (1955-05-21) (track 1)
Chuck Berry (1956-04-16) (track 2)
Chuck Berry (1956-04-19) (tracks 3, 13)
Hubert Sumlin (1956-12-15) (track 4)
Chuck Berry (1956-12-15) (track 4)
Chuck Berry (1957-12) (track 6)
Chuck Berry (1958-01-06) (track 11)
Chuck Berry (1958-06-12) (track 16)
Chuck Berry (1959-02-17) (track 9)
maracas [possibly]:
Leonard Chess (1955-05-21) (track 1)
Jerome Green (1955-05-21) (track 1)
double bass:
Willie Dixon (track 7)
Willie Dixon (1955-05-21) (track 1)
Willie Dixon (1956-04-16) (track 2)
Willie Dixon (1956-04-19) (tracks 3, 13)
Willie Dixon (1957-05) (track 5)
Willie Dixon (1957-12) (tracks 6, 15)
Willie Dixon (1958-01-06) (track 11)
Willie Dixon (1958-06-12) (track 16)
Willie Dixon (1959-02-17) (track 9)
electric guitar:
Chuck Berry (1957-05) (track 5)
Chuck Berry (1957-12) (track 15)
percussion:
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (1958-06-12) (track 16)
piano:
Johnnie Johnson (1955-05-21) (track 1)
Johnnie Johnson (1956-04-16) (track 2)
Johnnie Johnson (1956-04-19) (tracks 3, 13)
Johnnie Johnson (1956-12-15) (track 4)
Lafayette Leake (1957-05) (track 5)
Johnnie Johnson (1957-12) (tracks 6, 15)
Johnnie Johnson (1958-01-06) (track 11)
Paul Gayten (1958-06-12) (track 16)
Johnnie Johnson (1959-02-17) (track 9)
tenor saxophone:
Leroy C. Davis (1956-04-16) (track 2)
Leroy C. Davis (1956-04-19) (track 3)
background vocals:
Etta James (1959-02-17) (track 9)
The Marquees (1959-02-17) (track 9)
composer:
Chuck Berry (tracks 1–9, 13, 15–16)
Chuck Berry (1955) (track 11)
lead vocals:
Chuck Berry (track 7)
Chuck Berry (1955-05-21) (track 1)
Chuck Berry (1956-04-16) (track 2)
Chuck Berry (1956-04-19) (tracks 3, 13)
Chuck Berry (1956-12-15) (track 4)
Chuck Berry (1957-05) (track 5)
Chuck Berry (1957-12) (tracks 6, 15)
Chuck Berry (1958-01-06) (track 11)
Chuck Berry (1958-06-12) (track 16)
Chuck Berry (1959-02-17) (track 9)
lyricist:
Chuck Berry (tracks 1–9, 13, 15–16)
Chuck Berry (1955) (track 11)
mastering:
Erick Labson (tracks 1–4, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15–16)
performer:
Chuck Berry (track 4)
producer:
Leonard & Phil Chess (Legendary US production duo) (tracks 1–4, 11, 16)
Leonard & Phil Chess (Legendary US production duo) (1957-12) (track 15)
phonographic copyright by:
Geffen Records (2003) (tracks 1, 3–4, 13)
publisher:
Arc Music (U.S. rock & blues publisher) (tracks 3–6, 13, 15)
Arc Music Corp. (U.S. rock & blues publisher) (tracks 6, 8, 16)
Jewel Music Inc. (track 16)
recorded at:
Universal Studios in Chicago, Illinois, United States (1955-05-21) (track 1)
Universal Studios in Chicago, Illinois, United States (1956-04-19) (tracks 3, 13)
Universal Studios in Chicago, Illinois, United States (1956-12-15) (track 4)
DJ-mixes:
part of:
is the basis for:
Memphis Tennessee (track 7)
Surfin’ U.S.A. (track 6)
later parody versions:
Memphis, Tennessee (track 7)
Афанасий (track 11)
later translated versions:
Autostop (track 8)
Eddie sois bon (track 11)
Johnny B. Good (track 11)
Johnny B. Goode (track 11)
Repose Beethoven (French Translation) (track 2)
Schuitog (track 4)
Ô Carole (track 16)
later versions:
Ali Be Good (track 11)
Correte Beethoven (track 2)
Détective privé (track 13)
Maybellene (track 1)
recording of:
Little Queenie (track 8)
Memphis, Tennessee (track 7)
Maybellene (1955-05-21) (track 1)
Roll Over Beethoven (1956-04-16) (track 2)
Brown Eyed Handsome Man (1956-04-19) (track 13)
Too Much Monkey Business (1956-04-19) (track 3)
Rock and Roll Music (1957-05) (track 5)
Reelin’ and Rockin’ (1957-12) (track 15)
Sweet Little Sixteen (1957-12) (track 6)
Johnny B. Goode (1958-01-06) (track 11)
Carol (1958-06-12) (track 16)
Back in the U.S.A. (1959-02-17) (track 9)
referred to in medleys:
Oldies Medley (Carpenters in Japan) (track 11)