Tracklist

Medium 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Roll Over Beethoven
4.5 2:24
2 Maybelline
3.6 2:22
3 My Ding a Ling
4:17
4 Rock and Roll Music
4.35 2:32
5 Nadine
2:34
6 Sweet Little Sixteen
3.35 3:02
7 Almost Grown
2 2:21
8 Reelin' & Rockin'
3 3:17
9 Too Much Monkey Business
3 2:56
10 Thirty Days
3 2:25
11 Sweet Little Rock and Roller
2:22
12 Around and Around
2.5 2:43
13 Wee Wee Hours
3 3:04
14 Carol
3.5 2:50
15 School Days
4.35 2:42
16 No Particular Place to Go
5 2:44
17 Back in the U.S.A.
4 2:28
18 Johnny B. Goode
4.15 2:39

Credits

Medium 1

electric bass guitar:
Bob Bushnell (1958-02-28) (track 12)
drums (drum set):
Ebby Hardy (track 10)
Odie Payne (Drummer, born in 1926) (track 5)
Ebby Hardy (1955-05-21) (track 13)
Melvin Billups (1956-04-16) (track 1)
Melvin Billups (1956-04-19) (track 9)
Fred Below (1956-12-15) (track 15)
Fred Below (1957-05) (track 4)
Jasper Thomas (1957-12) (track 8)
Fred Below (1958) (track 11)
Jasper Thomas (1958-01-06) (track 18)
Jasper Thomas (1958-02-28) (track 12)
Odie Payne (Drummer, born in 1926) (1958-06-12) (track 14)
Fred Below (1959-02) (track 7)
Fred Below (1959-02-17) (track 17)
Odie Payne (Drummer, born in 1926) (1964-03-26) (track 16)
Jasper Thomas (1972-03-29) (track 6)
trumpet:
Vincent Pitts (1956-04-16) (track 1)
Vincent Pitts (1956-04-19) (track 9)
membranophone:
Jasper Thomas (1958-01-06) (track 18)
guitar:
Chuck Berry (tracks 5, 10)
Chuck Berry (1955-05-21) (tracks 2, 13)
Chuck Berry (1956-04-16) (track 1)
Chuck Berry (1956-04-19) (track 9)
Chuck Berry (1956-12-15) (track 15)
Hubert Sumlin (1956-12-15) (track 15)
Chuck Berry (1958) (track 11)
Chuck Berry (1958-01-06) (track 18)
Chuck Berry (1958-02-28) (track 12)
Chuck Berry (1958-06-12) (track 14)
Bo Diddley (1959-02) (track 7)
Chuck Berry (1959-02) (track 7)
Chuck Berry (1959-02-17) (track 17)
Chuck Berry (1964-03-26) (track 16)
bass:
Willie Dixon (track 10)
Willie Dixon (1958) (track 11)
Willie Dixon (1959-02) (track 7)
maracas:
Jerome Green (track 10)
maracas [possibly]:
Leonard Chess (1955-05-21) (track 2)
Jerome Green (1955-05-21) (track 2)
double bass:
Willie Dixon (1955-05-21) (tracks 2, 13)
Willie Dixon (1956-04-16) (track 1)
Willie Dixon (1956-04-19) (track 9)
Willie Dixon (1957-05) (track 4)
Willie Dixon (1957-12) (track 8)
Willie Dixon (1958-01-06) (track 18)
Willie Dixon (1958-06-12) (track 14)
Willie Dixon (1959-02) (track 7)
Willie Dixon (1959-02-17) (track 17)
Willie Dixon (1972-03-29) (track 6)
electric guitar:
Chuck Berry (1957-05) (track 4)
Chuck Berry (1957-12) (track 8)
Chuck Berry (1972-03-29) (track 6)
percussion:
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (1958-06-12) (track 14)
saxophone:
Gene Barge (track 5)
James Robinson (jazz guitarist) (track 5)
piano:
Johnnie Johnson (tracks 5, 10)
Johnnie Johnson (1955-05-21) (tracks 2, 13)
Johnnie Johnson (1956-04-16) (track 1)
Johnnie Johnson (1956-04-19) (track 9)
Johnnie Johnson (1956-12-15) (track 15)
Lafayette Leake (1957-05) (track 4)
Johnnie Johnson (1957-12) (track 8)
Johnnie Johnson (1958) (track 11)
Johnnie Johnson (1958-01-06) (track 18)
Johnnie Johnson (1958-02-28) (track 12)
Paul Gayten (1958-06-12) (track 14)
Johnnie Johnson (1959-02) (track 7)
Johnnie Johnson (1959-02-17) (track 17)
Johnnie Johnson (1972-03-29) (track 6)
tenor saxophone:
Leroy C. Davis (track 5)
James Robinson (jazz guitarist) (track 5)
Leroy C. Davis (1956-04-16) (track 1)
Leroy C. Davis (1956-04-19) (track 9)
background vocals:
Etta James (1959-02) (track 7)
The Marquees (1959-02) (track 7)
Etta James (1959-02-17) (track 17)
The Marquees (1959-02-17) (track 17)
composer:
Chuck Berry (tracks 1–2, 4–17)
Chuck Berry (1955) (track 18)
lead vocals:
Chuck Berry (tracks 5, 10)
Chuck Berry (1955-05-21) (tracks 2, 13)
Chuck Berry (1956-04-16) (track 1)
Chuck Berry (1956-04-19) (track 9)
Chuck Berry (1956-12-15) (track 15)
Chuck Berry (1957-05) (track 4)
Chuck Berry (1957-12) (track 8)
Chuck Berry (1958) (track 11)
Chuck Berry (1958-01-06) (track 18)
Chuck Berry (1958-02-28) (track 12)
Chuck Berry (1958-06-12) (track 14)
Chuck Berry (1959-02) (track 7)
Chuck Berry (1959-02-17) (track 17)
Chuck Berry (1964-03-26) (track 16)
Chuck Berry (1972-03-29) (track 6)
lyricist:
Chuck Berry (tracks 1–2, 4–17)
Chuck Berry (1955) (track 18)
mastering:
Erick Labson (tracks 1–2, 5–12, 14–18)
performer:
Chuck Berry (1956-12-15) (track 15)
producer:
Leonard & Phil Chess (Legendary US production duo) (tracks 1–2, 5, 9, 13–16, 18)
Willie Dixon (tracks 5, 16)
Chuck Berry (tracks 5, 16)
Leonard & Phil Chess (Legendary US production duo) (1957-12) (tracks 6, 8)
vocals:
Chuck Berry (1959-02) (track 7)
phonographic copyright by:
Geffen Records (2003) (tracks 2, 9–10, 13, 15)
publisher:
Arc Music (U.S. rock & blues publisher) (tracks 4, 6, 8–9, 13, 15)
Arc Music Corp. (U.S. rock & blues publisher) (tracks 6, 14)
Good-Tunes-Music AG (track 12)
Jewel Music Inc. (track 14)
Arc Music Corp. (U.S. rock & blues publisher) (1958 –) (track 12)
recorded at:
Universal Studios in Chicago, Illinois, United States (1955-05-21) (tracks 2, 13)
Universal Studios in Chicago, Illinois, United States (1956-04-19) (track 9)
Universal Studios in Chicago, Illinois, United States (1956-12-15) (track 15)
DJ-mixes:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 7) (track 18)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 18) (track 2)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 97) (track 1)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 128) (track 4)
is the basis for:
Surfin’ U.S.A. (track 6)
later parody versions:
Афанасий (track 18)
later translated parody versions:
Carol (track 14)
later translated versions:
Eddie sois bon (track 18)
Johnny B. Good (track 18)
Johnny B. Goode (track 18)
Repose Beethoven (French Translation) (track 1)
Schuitog (track 15)
Ô Carole (track 14)
later versions:
Ali Be Good (track 18)
Correte Beethoven (track 1)
Donne-moi une idée (track 15)
Maybellene (track 2)
Sirop Rock'n'Roll (track 11)
recording of:
Thirty Days (track 10)
Maybellene (1955-05-21) (track 2)
Wee Wee Hours (1955-05-21) (track 13)
Roll Over Beethoven (1956-04-16) (track 1)
Too Much Monkey Business (1956-04-19) (track 9)
School Day (Ring! Ring! Goes the Bell) (1956-12-15) (track 15)
Rock and Roll Music (1957-05) (track 4)
Reelin’ and Rockin’ (1957-12) (track 8)
Sweet Little Rock and Roller (1958) (track 11)
Johnny B. Goode (1958-01-06) (track 18)
Around and Around (1958-02-28) (track 12)
Carol (1958-06-12) (track 14)
Almost Grown (1959-02) (track 7)
Back in the U.S.A. (1959-02-17) (track 17)
No Particular Place to Go (1964-03-26) (track 16)
Sweet Little Sixteen (1972-03-29) (track 6)
referred to in medleys:
Oldies Medley (Carpenters in Japan) (track 18)