Tracklist

Medium 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Maybellene
3.6 2:19
2 Thirty Days
3 2:24
3 Roll Over Beethoven
4.5 2:23
4 Too Much Monkey Business
3 2:55
5 School Day
4.35 2:41
6 Rock and Roll Music
4.35 2:31
7 Sweet Little Sixteen
3.35 2:59
8 Reelin' and Rockin'
3 3:13
9 Johnny B. Goode
4.15 2:37
10 Around and Around
2.5 2:38
11 Carol
3.5 2:40
12 Little Queenie
2:41
13 Almost Grown
2 2:20
14 Back in the USA
4 2:25
15 Too Pooped to Pop
2:34
16 Bye Bye Johnny
2:03

Credits

Medium 1

electric bass guitar:
Bob Bushnell (1958-02-28) (track 10)
drums (drum set):
Ebby Hardy (track 2)
Jaspar Thomas (track 16)
Melvin Billups (1956-04-16) (track 3)
Melvin Billups (1956-04-19) (track 4)
Fred Below (1956-12-15) (track 5)
Fred Below (1957-05) (track 6)
Jasper Thomas (1957-12) (track 8)
Jasper Thomas (1958-01-06) (track 9)
Jasper Thomas (1958-02-28) (track 10)
Odie Payne (Drummer, born in 1926) (1958-06-12) (track 11)
Fred Below (1959-01) (track 12)
Fred Below (1959-02) (track 13)
Fred Below (1959-02-17) (track 14)
Jasper Thomas (1972-03-29) (track 7)
trumpet:
Vincent Pitts (1956-04-16) (track 3)
Vincent Pitts (1956-04-19) (track 4)
membranophone:
Jasper Thomas (1958-01-06) (track 9)
guitar:
Matt Murphy (US blues guitarist) (track 16)
Chuck Berry (tracks 2, 16)
Chuck Berry (1955-05-21) (track 1)
Chuck Berry (1956-04-16) (track 3)
Chuck Berry (1956-04-19) (track 4)
Hubert Sumlin (1956-12-15) (track 5)
Chuck Berry (1956-12-15) (track 5)
Chuck Berry (1958-01-06) (track 9)
Chuck Berry (1958-02-28) (track 10)
Chuck Berry (1958-06-12) (track 11)
Chuck Berry (1959-01) (track 12)
Chuck Berry (1959-02) (track 13)
Bo Diddley (1959-02) (track 13)
Chuck Berry (1959-02-17) (track 14)
bass:
Willie Dixon (track 2)
Willie Dixon (1959-01) (track 12)
Willie Dixon (1959-02) (track 13)
maracas:
Jerome Green (track 2)
maracas [possibly]:
Leonard Chess (1955-05-21) (track 1)
Jerome Green (1955-05-21) (track 1)
double bass:
Willie Dixon (track 16)
Willie Dixon (1955-05-21) (track 1)
Willie Dixon (1956-04-16) (track 3)
Willie Dixon (1956-04-19) (track 4)
Willie Dixon (1957-05) (track 6)
Willie Dixon (1957-12) (track 8)
Willie Dixon (1958-01-06) (track 9)
Willie Dixon (1958-06-12) (track 11)
Willie Dixon (1959-02) (track 13)
Willie Dixon (1959-02-17) (track 14)
Willie Dixon (1972-03-29) (track 7)
electric guitar:
Chuck Berry (1957-05) (track 6)
Chuck Berry (1957-12) (track 8)
Chuck Berry (1972-03-29) (track 7)
percussion:
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (1958-06-12) (track 11)
piano:
Johnnie Johnson (tracks 2, 16)
Johnnie Johnson (1955-05-21) (track 1)
Johnnie Johnson (1956-04-16) (track 3)
Johnnie Johnson (1956-04-19) (track 4)
Johnnie Johnson (1956-12-15) (track 5)
Lafayette Leake (1957-05) (track 6)
Johnnie Johnson (1957-12) (track 8)
Johnnie Johnson (1958-01-06) (track 9)
Johnnie Johnson (1958-02-28) (track 10)
Paul Gayten (1958-06-12) (track 11)
Johnnie Johnson (1959-01) (track 12)
Johnnie Johnson (1959-02) (track 13)
Johnnie Johnson (1959-02-17) (track 14)
Johnnie Johnson (1972-03-29) (track 7)
tenor saxophone:
Leroy C. Davis (track 16)
Leroy C. Davis (1956-04-16) (track 3)
Leroy C. Davis (1956-04-19) (track 4)
background vocals:
Etta James (1959-02) (track 13)
The Marquees (1959-02) (track 13)
Etta James (1959-02-17) (track 14)
The Marquees (1959-02-17) (track 14)
composer:
Chuck Berry (tracks 1–8, 10–14, 16)
Chuck Berry (1955) (track 9)
lead vocals:
Chuck Berry (tracks 2, 16)
Chuck Berry (1955-05-21) (track 1)
Chuck Berry (1956-04-16) (track 3)
Chuck Berry (1956-04-19) (track 4)
Chuck Berry (1956-12-15) (track 5)
Chuck Berry (1957-05) (track 6)
Chuck Berry (1957-12) (track 8)
Chuck Berry (1958-01-06) (track 9)
Chuck Berry (1958-02-28) (track 10)
Chuck Berry (1958-06-12) (track 11)
Chuck Berry (1959-01) (track 12)
Chuck Berry (1959-02) (track 13)
Chuck Berry (1959-02-17) (track 14)
Chuck Berry (1972-03-29) (track 7)
lyricist:
Chuck Berry (tracks 1–8, 10–14, 16)
Chuck Berry (1955) (track 9)
performer:
Chuck Berry (1956-12-15) (track 5)
producer:
Leonard & Phil Chess (Legendary US production duo) (tracks 1, 3–5, 9, 11, 16)
Willie Dixon (track 16)
Chuck Berry (track 16)
Leonard & Phil Chess (Legendary US production duo) (1957-12) (tracks 7–8)
vocals:
Chuck Berry (1959-02) (track 13)
phonographic copyright by:
Geffen Records (2003) (tracks 1–2, 4–5)
publisher:
Arc Music (U.S. rock & blues publisher) (tracks 3–8)
Arc Music Corp. (U.S. rock & blues publisher) (tracks 7, 11–12)
Good-Tunes-Music AG (track 10)
Jewel Music Inc. (track 11)
Arc Music Corp. (U.S. rock & blues publisher) (1958 –) (track 10)
recorded at:
Universal Studios in Chicago, Illinois, United States (1955-05-21) (track 1)
Universal Studios in Chicago, Illinois, United States (1956-04-19) (track 4)
Universal Studios in Chicago, Illinois, United States (1956-12-15) (track 5)
DJ-mixes:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 7) (track 9)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 18) (track 1)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 97) (track 3)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 128) (track 6)
is the basis for:
Johnny Bye Bye (track 16)
Johnny Bye-Bye (track 16)
Surfin’ U.S.A. (track 7)
later parody versions:
Афанасий (track 9)
later translated parody versions:
Carol (track 11)
later translated versions:
Autostop (track 12)
Eddie sois bon (track 9)
Johnny B. Good (track 9)
Johnny B. Goode (track 9)
Oh Dearne (track 11)
Repose Beethoven (French Translation) (track 3)
Schuitog (track 5)
Ô Carole (track 11)
later versions:
Ali Be Good (track 9)
Correte Beethoven (track 3)
Maybellene (track 1)
recording of:
Bye Bye Johnny (track 16)
Thirty Days (track 2)
Maybellene (1955-05-21) (track 1)
Roll Over Beethoven (1956-04-16) (track 3)
Too Much Monkey Business (1956-04-19) (track 4)
Rock and Roll Music (1957-05) (track 6)
Reelin’ and Rockin’ (1957-12) (track 8)
Johnny B. Goode (1958-01-06) (track 9)
Around and Around (1958-02-28) (track 10)
Carol (1958-06-12) (track 11)
Little Queenie (1959-01) (track 12)
Almost Grown (1959-02) (track 13)
Back in the U.S.A. (1959-02-17) (track 14)
Sweet Little Sixteen (1972-03-29) (track 7)
referred to in medleys:
Oldies Medley (Carpenters in Japan) (track 9)