Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Johnny B. Goode
4.15 2:39
2 Roll Over Beethoven
4.5 2:26
3 Carol
3.5 2:45
4 Rock and Roll Music
4.35 2:32
5 Thirty Days (To Come Back Home)
3 2:25
6 No Particular Place to Go
5 2:42
7 Sweet Little Sixteen
3.35 3:02
8 Maybellene
3.6 2:19
9 School Day
4.35 2:41
10 Brown Eyed Handsome Man
3 2:17
11 Too Much Monkey Business
3 2:58
12 Almost Grown
2 2:19
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 My Ding-A-Ling
4:19
2 Let It Rock
1:48
3 Sweet Little Rock and Roller
2:15
4 Nadine (Is It You?)
2:32
5 Back in the USA
2:33
6 Bring Another Drink
2:25
7 You Never Can Tell
3.65 2:39
8 Little Queenie
2:43
9 Promised Land
2:30
10 Good Loving Woman
2:19
11 Merry Christmas Baby
3:04
12 Goodnight, Well It’s Time to Go
2:20
CD 3
# Title Rating Length
1 Memphis Tennessee
2:08
2 Reelin’ and Rockin’
4:21
3 You Can’t Catch Me
3 2:41
4 My Heart Will Always Belong to You
2:35
5 Oh Baby Doll
2:15
6 Run Rudolph Run
2:46
7 Around and Around
2.5 2:36
8 I Really Do Love You
2:29
9 Check Me Out
2:31
10 Beautiful Delilah
3 2:07
11 C.C. Rider
4:13
12 Back to Memphis
2:37

Credits

CD 1

drums (drum set):
Ebby Hardy (track 5)
Melvin Billups (1956-04-16) (track 2)
Melvin Billups (1956-04-19) (tracks 10–11)
Fred Below (1956-12-15) (track 9)
Fred Below (1957-05) (track 4)
Jasper Thomas (1958-01-06) (track 1)
Odie Payne (Drummer, born in 1926) (1958-06-12) (track 3)
Fred Below (1959-02) (track 12)
Odie Payne (Drummer, born in 1926) (1964-03-26) (track 6)
Jasper Thomas (1972-03-29) (track 7)
trumpet:
Vincent Pitts (1956-04-16) (track 2)
Vincent Pitts (1956-04-19) (track 11)
membranophone:
Jasper Thomas (1958-01-06) (track 1)
guitar:
Chuck Berry (track 5)
Chuck Berry (1955-05-21) (track 8)
Chuck Berry (1956-04-16) (track 2)
Chuck Berry (1956-04-19) (tracks 10–11)
Hubert Sumlin (1956-12-15) (track 9)
Chuck Berry (1956-12-15) (track 9)
Chuck Berry (1958-01-06) (track 1)
Chuck Berry (1958-06-12) (track 3)
Bo Diddley (1959-02) (track 12)
Chuck Berry (1959-02) (track 12)
Chuck Berry (1964-03-26) (track 6)
bass:
Willie Dixon (track 5)
Willie Dixon (1959-02) (track 12)
maracas:
Jerome Green (track 5)
maracas [possibly]:
Leonard Chess (1955-05-21) (track 8)
Jerome Green (1955-05-21) (track 8)
double bass:
Willie Dixon (1955-05-21) (track 8)
Willie Dixon (1956-04-16) (track 2)
Willie Dixon (1956-04-19) (tracks 10–11)
Willie Dixon (1957-05) (track 4)
Willie Dixon (1958-01-06) (track 1)
Willie Dixon (1958-06-12) (track 3)
Willie Dixon (1959-02) (track 12)
Willie Dixon (1972-03-29) (track 7)
electric guitar:
Chuck Berry (1957-05) (track 4)
Chuck Berry (1972-03-29) (track 7)
percussion:
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (1958-06-12) (track 3)
piano:
Johnnie Johnson (track 5)
Johnnie Johnson (1955-05-21) (track 8)
Johnnie Johnson (1956-04-16) (track 2)
Johnnie Johnson (1956-04-19) (tracks 10–11)
Johnnie Johnson (1956-12-15) (track 9)
Lafayette Leake (1957-05) (track 4)
Johnnie Johnson (1958-01-06) (track 1)
Paul Gayten (1958-06-12) (track 3)
Johnnie Johnson (1959-02) (track 12)
Johnnie Johnson (1972-03-29) (track 7)
tenor saxophone:
Leroy C. Davis (1956-04-16) (track 2)
Leroy C. Davis (1956-04-19) (track 11)
background vocals:
Etta James (1959-02) (track 12)
The Marquees (1959-02) (track 12)
composer:
Chuck Berry (tracks 2–12)
Chuck Berry (1955) (track 1)
lead vocals:
Chuck Berry (track 5)
Chuck Berry (1955-05-21) (track 8)
Chuck Berry (1956-04-16) (track 2)
Chuck Berry (1956-04-19) (tracks 10–11)
Chuck Berry (1956-12-15) (track 9)
Chuck Berry (1957-05) (track 4)
Chuck Berry (1958-01-06) (track 1)
Chuck Berry (1958-06-12) (track 3)
Chuck Berry (1959-02) (track 12)
Chuck Berry (1964-03-26) (track 6)
Chuck Berry (1972-03-29) (track 7)
lyricist:
Chuck Berry (tracks 2–12)
Chuck Berry (1955) (track 1)
performer:
Chuck Berry (1956-12-15) (track 9)
producer:
Leonard & Phil Chess (Legendary US production duo) (tracks 1–3, 6, 8–9, 11)
Willie Dixon (track 6)
Chuck Berry (track 6)
Leonard & Phil Chess (Legendary US production duo) (1957-12) (track 7)
vocals:
Chuck Berry (1959-02) (track 12)
phonographic copyright by:
Geffen Records (2003) (tracks 5, 8–11)
publisher:
Arc Music (U.S. rock & blues publisher) (tracks 2, 4, 7, 9–11)
Arc Music Corp. (U.S. rock & blues publisher) (tracks 3, 7)
Jewel Music Inc. (track 3)
recorded at:
Universal Studios in Chicago, Illinois, United States (1955-05-21) (track 8)
Universal Studios in Chicago, Illinois, United States (1956-04-19) (tracks 10–11)
Universal Studios in Chicago, Illinois, United States (1956-12-15) (track 9)
DJ-mixes:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 7) (track 1)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 18) (track 8)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 97) (track 2)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 128) (track 4)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 375) (track 10)
is the basis for:
Surfin’ U.S.A. (track 7)
later parody versions:
Афанасий (track 1)
later translated parody versions:
Carol (track 3)
later translated versions:
Eddie sois bon (track 1)
Johnny B. Good (track 1)
Johnny B. Goode (track 1)
Oh Dearne (track 3)
Repose Beethoven (French Translation) (track 2)
Schuitog (track 9)
Ô Carole (track 3)
later versions:
Ali Be Good (track 1)
Correte Beethoven (track 2)
Détective privé (track 10)
Maybellene (track 8)
recording of:
Thirty Days (track 5)
Maybellene (1955-05-21) (track 8)
Roll Over Beethoven (1956-04-16) (track 2)
Brown Eyed Handsome Man (1956-04-19) (track 10)
Too Much Monkey Business (1956-04-19) (track 11)
Rock and Roll Music (1957-05) (track 4)
Johnny B. Goode (1958-01-06) (track 1)
Carol (1958-06-12) (track 3)
Almost Grown (1959-02) (track 12)
No Particular Place to Go (1964-03-26) (track 6)
Sweet Little Sixteen (1972-03-29) (track 7)
referred to in medleys:
Oldies Medley (Carpenters in Japan) (track 1)

CD 2

drums (drum set):
Fred Below (track 2)
Fred Below (1959-01) (track 8)
Odie Payne (Drummer, born in 1926) (1964-01-14) (track 7)
guitar:
Chuck Berry (track 2)
Chuck Berry (1959-01) (track 8)
Chuck Berry (1964-01-14) (track 7)
bass:
Willie Dixon (track 2)
Willie Dixon (1959-01) (track 8)
saxophone:
James Robinson (jazz guitarist) (1964-01-14) (track 7)
piano:
Johnnie Johnson (track 2)
Johnnie Johnson (1959-01) (track 8)
Johnnie Johnson (1964-01-14) (track 7)
tenor saxophone:
Leroy C. Davis (1964-01-14) (track 7)
James Robinson (jazz guitarist) (1964-01-14) (track 7)
composer:
Chuck Berry (tracks 2, 7–8)
lead vocals:
Chuck Berry (track 2)
Chuck Berry (1959-01) (track 8)
Chuck Berry (1964-01-14) (track 7)
lyricist:
Chuck Berry (tracks 2, 7–8)
mastering:
Erick Labson (track 7)
producer:
Leonard & Phil Chess (Legendary US production duo) (track 7)
Willie Dixon (track 7)
Chuck Berry (track 7)
phonographic copyright by:
MCA Records, Inc. (do not use as a release label! a division of UMG Recordings, Inc.) (1964) (track 7)
publisher:
Arc Music Corp. (U.S. rock & blues publisher) (track 8)
Tristan Music Ltd. (track 7)
later translated versions:
Autostop (track 8)
recording of:
Let It Rock (track 2)
Little Queenie (1959-01) (track 8)
You Never Can Tell (1964-01-14) (track 7)

CD 3

electric bass guitar:
Bob Bushnell (1958-02-28) (track 7)
drums (drum set):
Ebby Hardy (1955-12-20) (track 3)
Jasper Thomas (1958-02-28) (track 7)
Odie Payne (Drummer, born in 1926) (1958-06-12) (track 10)
guitar:
Chuck Berry (1955-12-20) (track 3)
Chuck Berry (1958-02-28) (track 7)
Chuck Berry (1958-06-12) (track 10)
double bass:
Willie Dixon (1955-12-20) (track 3)
Willie Dixon (1958-06-12) (track 10)
piano:
Johnnie Johnson (1958-02-28) (track 7)
Paul Gayten (1958-06-12) (track 10)
piano [possibly]:
Johnnie Johnson (1955-12-20) (track 3)
Otis Spann (1955-12-20) (track 3)
composer:
Chuck Berry (tracks 1, 3, 7, 10)
lead vocals:
Chuck Berry (1955-12-20) (track 3)
Chuck Berry (1958-02-28) (track 7)
Chuck Berry (1958-06-12) (track 10)
lyricist:
Chuck Berry (tracks 1, 3, 7, 10)
producer:
Leonard & Phil Chess (Legendary US production duo) (1958-06-12) (track 10)
writer:
Marvin Broadie (track 6)
Johnny Marks (American songwriter) (track 6)
phonographic copyright by:
UMG Recordings, Inc. (Universal Music Group's legal name in the US) (1958) (track 6)
Geffen Records (2003) (track 3)
publisher:
Arc Music Corp. (U.S. rock & blues publisher) (track 6)
Arc Music Corp. (U.S. rock & blues publisher) (1958 –) (track 7)
recorded at:
Universal Studios in Chicago, Illinois, United States (1955-12-20) (track 3)
is the basis for:
Memphis Tennessee (track 1)
later parody versions:
Memphis, Tennessee (track 1)
later translated versions:
later versions:
recording of:
Memphis, Tennessee (track 1)
Run Rudolph Run (track 6)
You Can’t Catch Me (1955-12-20) (track 3)
Around and Around (1958-02-28) (track 7)
Beautiful Delilah (1958-06-12) (track 10)