Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Roll Over Beethoven
4.5 2:24
2 Sweet Little Sixteen
3:12
3 Johnny B. Goode
4 2:39
4 You Never Can Tell
3.65 2:42
5 You Can't Catch Me
3 2:43
6 Downbound Train
3 2:50
7 Too Much Monkey Business
3 2:55
8 Havana Moon
2 3:07
9 School Day
4.35 2:41
10 Oh Baby Doll
3 2:37
11 Beautiful Delilah
3 2:15
12 Sweet Little Rock 'n' Roller
2:22
13 Anthony Boy
2 1:53
14 Little Queenie
2:40
15 Almost Grown
2 2:20
16 Let It Rock
1:47
17 Back in the U.S.A.
4 2:26
18 Reelin' and Rockin' (live)
7:03
19 Around and Around
2.5 2:41
20 Brown Eyed Handsome Man
3 2:17
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Maybelline
3.6 2:23
2 No Particular Place to Go
5 2:43
3 Rock & Roll Music
4 2:32
4 Run Rudolph Run
2:44
5 Jo Jo Gunne
3 2:45
6 Carol
3.5 2:48
7 Confessin' the Blues
2:09
8 Jaguar and Thunderbird
1:52
9 Down the Road Apiece
2:15
10 Thirty Days
3 2:23
11 Merry Christmas Baby
3:14
12 My Ding-A-Ling (live)
4:27
13 I'm Talking About You
1:50
14 Too Pooped to Pop
2:35
15 Bye Bye Johnny
2:05
16 Promised Land
2:23
17 Tulane
2:37
18 Come On
1:49
19 Nadine (Is It You?)
2:34
20 Memphis, Tennessee
3 2:13

Credits

CD 1

electric bass guitar:
Bob Bushnell (1958-02-28) (track 19)
trumpet:
Vincent Pitts (1956-04-16) (track 1)
Vincent Pitts (1956-04-19) (track 7)
drums:
Fred Below (tracks 12, 14, 16)
Ebby Hardy (track 5)
Odie Payne (Drummer, born in 1926) (track 4)
Ebby Hardy (1955-12-20) (track 6)
Melvin Billups (1956-04-16) (tracks 1, 20)
Melvin Billups (1956-04-19) (track 7)
Fred Below (1956-12-15) (track 9)
Fred Below (1957-05) (track 10)
Jasper Thomas (1957-12) (track 2)
Jasper Thomas (1958-01-06) (track 3)
Jasper Thomas (1958-02-28) (track 19)
Odie Payne (Drummer, born in 1926) (1958-06-12) (track 11)
Fred Below (1959-02) (track 15)
Fred Below (1959-02-17) (track 17)
guitar:
Chuck Berry (tracks 4–5, 10, 12, 14, 16)
Chuck Berry (1955-12-20) (track 6)
Chuck Berry (1956-04-16) (track 1)
Chuck Berry (1956-04-19) (tracks 7, 20)
Jimmy Rogers (blues artist) (1956-10-29) (track 8)
Chuck Berry (1956-10-29) (track 8)
Chuck Berry (1956-12-15) (track 9)
Hubert Sumlin (1956-12-15) (track 9)
Chuck Berry (1957-12) (track 2)
Chuck Berry (1958-01-06) (track 3)
Chuck Berry (1958-02-28) (track 19)
Chuck Berry (1958-06-12) (track 11)
Chuck Berry (1959-02) (track 15)
Bo Diddley (1959-02) (track 15)
Chuck Berry (1959-02-17) (track 17)
bass:
Willie Dixon (tracks 10, 12, 14–16)
double bass:
Willie Dixon (track 5)
Willie Dixon (1955-12-20) (track 6)
Willie Dixon (1956-04-16) (track 1)
Willie Dixon (1956-04-19) (tracks 7, 20)
Willie Dixon (1956-10-29) (track 8)
Willie Dixon (1957-05) (track 10)
Willie Dixon (1957-12) (track 2)
Willie Dixon (1958-01-06) (track 3)
Willie Dixon (1958-06-12) (track 11)
Willie Dixon (1959-02) (track 15)
Willie Dixon (1959-02-17) (track 17)
electric guitar:
Chuck Berry (1957-05) (track 10)
saxophone:
James Robinson (jazz guitarist) (track 4)
piano:
Johnnie Johnson (tracks 4, 12, 14, 16)
Johnnie Johnson (1956-04-16) (track 1)
Johnnie Johnson (1956-04-19) (tracks 7, 20)
Johnnie Johnson (1956-12-15) (track 9)
Lafayette Leake (1957-05) (track 10)
Johnnie Johnson (1957-12) (track 2)
Johnnie Johnson (1958-01-06) (track 3)
Johnnie Johnson (1958-02-28) (track 19)
Paul Gayten (1958-06-12) (track 11)
Johnnie Johnson (1959-02) (track 15)
Johnnie Johnson (1959-02-17) (track 17)
piano [possibly]:
Johnnie Johnson (track 5)
Otis Spann (track 5)
tenor saxophone:
Leroy C. Davis (track 4)
James Robinson (jazz guitarist) (track 4)
Leroy C. Davis (1956-04-16) (track 1)
Leroy C. Davis (1956-04-19) (track 7)
background vocals:
Etta James (track 15)
The Marquees (track 15)
Etta James (1959-02-17) (track 17)
The Marquees (1959-02-17) (track 17)
composer:
Chuck Berry (tracks 1–2, 4–17, 19–20)
Chuck Berry (1955) (track 3)
lead vocals:
Chuck Berry (tracks 4–5, 12, 14–16)
Chuck Berry (1955-12-20) (track 6)
Chuck Berry (1956-04-16) (track 1)
Chuck Berry (1956-04-19) (tracks 7, 20)
Chuck Berry (1956-10-29) (track 8)
Chuck Berry (1956-12-15) (track 9)
Chuck Berry (1957-05) (track 10)
Chuck Berry (1957-12) (track 2)
Chuck Berry (1958-01-06) (track 3)
Chuck Berry (1958-02-28) (track 19)
Chuck Berry (1958-06-12) (track 11)
Chuck Berry (1959-02-17) (track 17)
lyricist:
Chuck Berry (tracks 1–2, 4–17, 19–20)
Chuck Berry (1955) (track 3)
mastering:
Erick Labson (tracks 1, 3–5, 7–12, 14–17, 19–20)
producer:
Leonard & Phil Chess (Legendary US production duo) (tracks 1, 3–4, 6–7, 9)
Willie Dixon (track 4)
Chuck Berry (track 4)
Leonard & Phil Chess (Legendary US production duo) (1957-05) (track 10)
Leonard & Phil Chess (Legendary US production duo) (1958-06-12) (track 11)
remixer:
Zi‐Zone (track 3)
vocals:
Chuck Berry (1959-02) (track 15)
phonographic copyright by:
Geffen Records (2003) (tracks 5–9, 20)
publisher:
Arc Music (U.S. rock & blues publisher) (tracks 2, 6–10, 20)
Arc Music Corp. (U.S. rock & blues publisher) (tracks 2, 14)
Good-Tunes-Music AG (track 19)
Isalee Music Publishing Company (tracks 1–2, 19)
Arc Music Corp. (U.S. rock & blues publisher) (1958 –) (track 19)
recorded at:
Universal Studios in Chicago, Illinois, United States (1955-12-20) (tracks 5–6)
Universal Studios in Chicago, Illinois, United States (1956-04-19) (tracks 7, 20)
Universal Studios in Chicago, Illinois, United States (1956-10-29) (track 8)
Universal Studios in Chicago, Illinois, United States (1956-12-15) (track 9)
Universal Studios in Chicago, Illinois, United States (1957-05) (track 10)
DJ-mixes:
part of:
is the basis for:
Surfin’ U.S.A. (track 2)
later parody versions:
Афанасий (track 3)
later translated versions:
Autostop (track 14)
Eddie sois bon (track 3)
Johnny B. Good (track 3)
Johnny B. Goode (track 3)
Repose Beethoven (French Translation) (track 1)
Schuitog (track 9)
later versions:
Ali Be Good (track 3)
Correte Beethoven (track 1)
Détective privé (track 20)
Sirop Rock'n'Roll (track 12)
recording of:
Anthony Boy (track 13)
Let It Rock (track 16)
Down Bound Train (1955-12-20) (track 6)
Roll Over Beethoven (1956-04-16) (track 1)
Brown Eyed Handsome Man (1956-04-19) (track 20)
Too Much Monkey Business (1956-04-19) (track 7)
Havana Moon (1956-10-29) (track 8)
Oh Baby Doll (1957-05) (track 10)
Sweet Little Sixteen (1957-12) (track 2)
Sweet Little Rock and Roller (1958) (track 12)
Johnny B. Goode (1958-01-06) (track 3)
Around and Around (1958-02-28) (track 19)
Beautiful Delilah (1958-06-12) (track 11)
Little Queenie (1959-01) (track 14)
Almost Grown (1959-02) (track 15)
Back in the U.S.A. (1959-02-17) (track 17)
You Never Can Tell (1964-01-14) (track 4)
referred to in medleys:

CD 2

electric bass guitar:
Reggie Boyd (tracks 13, 18)
drums:
Fred Below (track 20)
Ebby Hardy (tracks 10, 13, 18)
Odie Payne (Drummer, born in 1926) (tracks 2, 16, 19)
Jaspar Thomas (tracks 7, 9, 15)
Phil Thomas (drummer) (track 18)
Fred Below (1957-05) (track 3)
Odie Payne (Drummer, born in 1926) (1958-06-12) (track 6)
guitar:
Chuck Berry (tracks 2, 7, 9–10, 13, 15–16, 18–20)
Matt Murphy (US blues guitarist) (tracks 7, 9, 15)
Chuck Berry (1955-05-21) (track 1)
Chuck Berry (1958-06-12) (track 6)
bass:
Willie Dixon (track 10)
maracas:
Jerome Green (track 10)
maracas [possibly]:
Leonard Chess (1955-05-21) (track 1)
Jerome Green (1955-05-21) (track 1)
double bass:
Willie Dixon (tracks 7, 9, 15, 20)
Willie Dixon (1955-05-21) (track 1)
Willie Dixon (1957-05) (track 3)
Willie Dixon (1958-06-12) (track 6)
electric guitar:
Chuck Berry (1957-05) (track 3)
percussion:
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (1958-06-12) (track 6)
saxophone:
Gene Barge (track 19)
James Robinson (jazz guitarist) (track 19)
piano:
Johnnie Johnson (tracks 7, 9–10, 13, 15, 18–19)
Lafayette Leake (track 16)
Johnnie Johnson (1955-05-21) (track 1)
Lafayette Leake (1957-05) (track 3)
Paul Gayten (1958-06-12) (track 6)
tenor saxophone:
Leroy C. Davis (tracks 7, 9, 15, 18–19)
James Robinson (jazz guitarist) (track 19)
background vocals:
Martha Berry (track 18)
composer:
Chuck Berry (tracks 1–3, 5–6, 8, 10, 13, 15, 15–20)
Walter Brown (US Jazz/Blues singer) (track 7)
Marvin Broadie (track 4)
Johnny Marks (American songwriter) (track 4)
Jay McShann (track 7)
Don Raye (track 9)
Bruce Springsteen (1983) (track 15)
lead vocals:
Chuck Berry (tracks 2, 7, 9–10, 13, 15–16, 18–20)
Chuck Berry (1955-05-21) (track 1)
Chuck Berry (1957-05) (track 3)
Chuck Berry (1958-06-12) (track 6)
lyricist:
Chuck Berry (tracks 1–3, 5–6, 8, 10, 13, 15, 15–16, 18–20)
Walter Brown (US Jazz/Blues singer) (track 7)
Marvin Broadie (track 4)
Johnny Marks (American songwriter) (track 4)
Jay McShann (track 7)
Don Raye (track 9)
Bruce Springsteen (1983) (track 15)
mastering:
Erick Labson (tracks 1–2, 6, 10, 13, 16, 18–20)
other vocals:
Martha Berry (track 18)
producer:
Chuck Berry (tracks 2, 7, 9, 13, 15–16, 18–19)
Leonard & Phil Chess (Legendary US production duo) (tracks 1–2, 6–7, 9, 13, 15–16, 18–19)
Willie Dixon (tracks 2, 7, 9, 13, 15–16, 18–19)
phonographic copyright by:
Geffen Records (2003) (tracks 1, 10)
publisher:
Arc Music (U.S. rock & blues publisher) (track 3)
Isalee Music (track 17)
Jewel Music Inc. (track 6)
recorded at:
Universal Studios in Chicago, Illinois, United States (1955-05-21) (track 1)
part of:
cover recording of:
is based on:
Bye Bye Johnny (track 15)
is the basis for:
Johnny Bye Bye (track 15)
Johnny Bye-Bye (track 15)
Memphis Tennessee (track 20)
later parody versions:
Memphis, Tennessee (track 20)
later translated versions:
La Terre promise (track 16)
Ô Carole (track 6)
later versions:
Maybellene (track 1)
Une terre promise (Eddy Mitchell song) (track 16)
recording of:
Bye Bye Johnny (track 15)
Come On (track 18)
Joe Joe Gun (track 5)
Johnny Bye Bye (track 15)
Memphis, Tennessee (track 20)
Nadine (Is It You?) (track 19)
Promised Land (track 16)
Run Rudolph Run (track 4)
Thirty Days (track 10)
Tulane (track 17)
Maybellene (1955-05-21) (track 1)
Rock and Roll Music (1957-05) (track 3)
Carol (1958-06-12) (track 6)
Jaguar and Thunderbird (1960-04) (track 8)
No Particular Place to Go (1964-03-26) (track 2)

Release

ASIN: UK: B000024OX2 [info]