Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 No Particular Place to Go
5 2:44
2 School Day (Ring, Ring Goes the Bell)
4.35 2:42
3 Sweet Little Sixteen
3.35 3:02
4 Let It Rock
1:46
5 Memphis Tennessee
3 2:14
6 Nadine (Is It You)
2:36
7 You Never Can Tell
3.65 2:43
8 Promised Land
2:23
9 Reelin' and Rockin'
3 3:16
10 My Ding a Ling
3 4:25
11 Maybelline
3.6 2:22
12 Roll Over Beethoven
4.5 2:24
13 Johnny B. Goode
4.15 2:40
14 Carol
3.5 2:48
15 Almost Grown
2 2:22
16 Back in the USA
4 2:28
17 Little Queenie
2:42
18 Brown Eyed Handsome Man
3 2:17
19 Sweet Little Rock and Roller
2:22
20 Rock & Roll Music
4.35 2:30

Credits

CD 1

drums (drum set):
Fred Below (tracks 4–5)
Odie Payne (Drummer, born in 1926) (track 6)
Melvin Billups (1956-04-16) (track 12)
Melvin Billups (1956-04-19) (track 18)
Fred Below (1956-12-15) (track 2)
Fred Below (1957-05) (track 20)
Jasper Thomas (1957-12) (track 9)
Fred Below (1958) (track 19)
Jasper Thomas (1958-01-06) (track 13)
Odie Payne (Drummer, born in 1926) (1958-06-12) (track 14)
Fred Below (1959-01) (track 17)
Fred Below (1959-02) (track 15)
Fred Below (1959-02-17) (track 16)
Odie Payne (Drummer, born in 1926) (1964-01-14) (track 7)
Odie Payne (Drummer, born in 1926) (1964-03-26) (track 1)
Jasper Thomas (1972-03-29) (track 3)
trumpet:
Vincent Pitts (1956-04-16) (track 12)
membranophone:
Odie Payne (Drummer, born in 1926) (track 8)
Jasper Thomas (1958-01-06) (track 13)
guitar:
Chuck Berry (tracks 4–6, 8)
Chuck Berry (1955-05-21) (track 11)
Chuck Berry (1956-04-16) (track 12)
Chuck Berry (1956-04-19) (track 18)
Hubert Sumlin (1956-12-15) (track 2)
Chuck Berry (1956-12-15) (track 2)
Chuck Berry (1958) (track 19)
Chuck Berry (1958-01-06) (track 13)
Chuck Berry (1958-06-12) (track 14)
Chuck Berry (1959-01) (track 17)
Bo Diddley (1959-02) (track 15)
Chuck Berry (1959-02) (track 15)
Chuck Berry (1959-02-17) (track 16)
Chuck Berry (1964-01-14) (track 7)
Chuck Berry (1964-03-26) (track 1)
bass:
Willie Dixon (track 4)
Willie Dixon (1958) (track 19)
Willie Dixon (1959-01) (track 17)
Willie Dixon (1959-02) (track 15)
maracas [possibly]:
Leonard Chess (1955-05-21) (track 11)
Jerome Green (1955-05-21) (track 11)
double bass:
Willie Dixon (track 5)
Willie Dixon (1955-05-21) (track 11)
Willie Dixon (1956-04-16) (track 12)
Willie Dixon (1956-04-19) (track 18)
Willie Dixon (1957-05) (track 20)
Willie Dixon (1957-12) (track 9)
Willie Dixon (1958-01-06) (track 13)
Willie Dixon (1958-06-12) (track 14)
Willie Dixon (1959-02) (track 15)
Willie Dixon (1959-02-17) (track 16)
Willie Dixon (1972-03-29) (track 3)
electric guitar:
Chuck Berry (1957-05) (track 20)
Chuck Berry (1957-12) (track 9)
Chuck Berry (1972-03-29) (track 3)
percussion:
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (1958-06-12) (track 14)
saxophone:
Gene Barge (track 6)
James Robinson (jazz guitarist) (track 6)
James Robinson (jazz guitarist) (1964-01-14) (track 7)
piano:
Johnnie Johnson (tracks 4, 6)
Lafayette Leake (track 8)
Johnnie Johnson (1955-05-21) (track 11)
Johnnie Johnson (1956-04-16) (track 12)
Johnnie Johnson (1956-04-19) (track 18)
Johnnie Johnson (1956-12-15) (track 2)
Lafayette Leake (1957-05) (track 20)
Johnnie Johnson (1957-12) (track 9)
Johnnie Johnson (1958) (track 19)
Johnnie Johnson (1958-01-06) (track 13)
Paul Gayten (1958-06-12) (track 14)
Johnnie Johnson (1959-01) (track 17)
Johnnie Johnson (1959-02) (track 15)
Johnnie Johnson (1959-02-17) (track 16)
Johnnie Johnson (1964-01-14) (track 7)
Johnnie Johnson (1972-03-29) (track 3)
tenor saxophone:
Leroy C. Davis (track 6)
James Robinson (jazz guitarist) (track 6)
Leroy C. Davis (1956-04-16) (track 12)
Leroy C. Davis (1964-01-14) (track 7)
James Robinson (jazz guitarist) (1964-01-14) (track 7)
background vocals:
Etta James (1959-02) (track 15)
The Marquees (1959-02) (track 15)
Etta James (1959-02-17) (track 16)
The Marquees (1959-02-17) (track 16)
composer:
Chuck Berry (tracks 1–7, 9–12, 14–20)
Chuck Berry (1955) (track 13)
lead vocals:
Chuck Berry (tracks 4–6, 8)
Chuck Berry (1955-05-21) (track 11)
Chuck Berry (1956-04-16) (track 12)
Chuck Berry (1956-04-19) (track 18)
Chuck Berry (1956-12-15) (track 2)
Chuck Berry (1957-05) (track 20)
Chuck Berry (1957-12) (track 9)
Chuck Berry (1958) (track 19)
Chuck Berry (1958-01-06) (track 13)
Chuck Berry (1958-06-12) (track 14)
Chuck Berry (1959-01) (track 17)
Chuck Berry (1959-02) (track 15)
Chuck Berry (1959-02-17) (track 16)
Chuck Berry (1964-01-14) (track 7)
Chuck Berry (1964-03-26) (track 1)
Chuck Berry (1972-03-29) (track 3)
lyricist:
Chuck Berry (tracks 1–12, 14–20)
Chuck Berry (1955) (track 13)
mastering:
Erick Labson (tracks 7–8)
performer:
Chuck Berry (1956-12-15) (track 2)
producer:
Leonard & Phil Chess (Legendary US production duo) (tracks 1–2, 6–8, 11–14)
Willie Dixon (tracks 1, 6–8)
Chuck Berry (tracks 1, 6–8)
Leonard & Phil Chess (Legendary US production duo) (1957-12) (tracks 3, 9)
vocals:
Chuck Berry (1959-02) (track 15)
phonographic copyright by:
MCA Records, Inc. (do not use as a release label! a division of UMG Recordings, Inc.) (1964) (track 7)
Geffen Records (2003) (tracks 2, 11, 18)
publisher:
Arc Music (U.S. rock & blues publisher) (tracks 2–3, 8–9, 12, 18, 20)
Arc Music Corp. (U.S. rock & blues publisher) (tracks 3, 14, 17)
Jewel Music Inc. (track 14)
Salee Music Company (track 11)
Tristan Music Ltd. (track 7)
recorded at:
Universal Studios in Chicago, Illinois, United States (1955-05-21) (track 11)
Universal Studios in Chicago, Illinois, United States (1956-04-19) (track 18)
Universal Studios in Chicago, Illinois, United States (1956-12-15) (track 2)
DJ-mixes:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 7) (track 13)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 18) (track 11)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 97) (track 12)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 128) (track 20)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 375) (track 18)
is based on:
Wabash Cannonball (track 8)
is the basis for:
Kisjeskearl (track 8)
Memphis Tennessee (track 5)
Surfin’ U.S.A. (track 3)
later parody versions:
Memphis, Tennessee (track 5)
Афанасий (track 13)
later translated parody versions:
Carol (track 14)
later translated versions:
Autostop (track 17)
Eddie sois bon (track 13)
Johnny B. Good (track 13)
Johnny B. Goode (track 13)
La Terre promise (track 8)
Oh Dearne (track 14)
Repose Beethoven (French Translation) (track 12)
Schuitog (track 2)
Ô Carole (track 14)
later versions:
Ali Be Good (track 13)
Correte Beethoven (track 12)
Détective privé (track 18)
Maybellene (track 11)
Sirop Rock'n'Roll (track 19)
Une terre promise (Eddy Mitchell song) (track 8)
recording of:
Let It Rock (track 4)
Memphis, Tennessee (track 5)
My Ding-A-Ling (track 10)
Promised Land (track 8)
Maybellene (1955-05-21) (track 11)
Roll Over Beethoven (1956-04-16) (track 12)
Brown Eyed Handsome Man (1956-04-19) (track 18)
Rock and Roll Music (1957-05) (track 20)
Reelin’ and Rockin’ (1957-12) (track 9)
Sweet Little Rock and Roller (1958) (track 19)
Johnny B. Goode (1958-01-06) (track 13)
Carol (1958-06-12) (track 14)
Little Queenie (1959-01) (track 17)
Almost Grown (1959-02) (track 15)
Back in the U.S.A. (1959-02-17) (track 16)
You Never Can Tell (1964-01-14) (track 7)
No Particular Place to Go (1964-03-26) (track 1)
Sweet Little Sixteen (1972-03-29) (track 3)
referred to in medleys:
Oldies Medley (Carpenters in Japan) (track 13)

Release Group

Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/master/495021 [info]