Tracklist

Medium 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Sweet Little Sixteen
3.35 3:03
2 School Days
4.35 2:43
3 Maybellene
3.6 2:21
4 Rock and Roll Music
4.35 2:33
5 Johnny B. Goode
4.15 2:41
6 No Particular Place to Go
5 2:43
7 Carol
3.5 2:48
8 Let It Rock
1:46
9 30 Days
3 2:24
10 Beautiful Delilah
3 2:09
11 Roll Over Beethoven
4.5 2:25
12 Around and Around
2.5 2:41
13 Memphis
3 2:14
14 Little Queenie
2:42
15 Back in the USA
4 2:26
16 Reelin' And Rockin'
3 3:17
17 Too Much Monkey Business
3 2:55
18 You Can't Catch Me
3 2:44
19 Sweet Little Rock and Roller
2:22
20 Brown-Eyed Handsome Man
3 2:16

Credits

Medium 1

electric bass guitar:
Bob Bushnell (1958-02-28) (track 12)
trumpet:
Vincent Pitts (1956-04-16) (track 11)
Vincent Pitts (1956-04-19) (track 17)
drums:
Fred Below (tracks 8, 13–14, 19)
Ebby Hardy (tracks 9, 18)
Odie Payne (Drummer, born in 1926) (track 6)
Melvin Billups (1956-04-16) (tracks 11, 20)
Melvin Billups (1956-04-19) (track 17)
Fred Below (1956-12-15) (track 2)
Fred Below (1957-05) (track 4)
Jasper Thomas (1957-12) (track 16)
Jasper Thomas (1958-01-06) (track 5)
Jasper Thomas (1958-02-28) (track 12)
Odie Payne (Drummer, born in 1926) (1958-06-12) (tracks 7, 10)
Fred Below (1959-02-17) (track 15)
Jasper Thomas (1972-03-29) (track 1)
guitar:
Chuck Berry (tracks 6, 8–9, 13–14, 18–19)
Chuck Berry (1955-05-21) (track 3)
Chuck Berry (1956-04-16) (track 11)
Chuck Berry (1956-04-19) (tracks 17, 20)
Hubert Sumlin (1956-12-15) (track 2)
Chuck Berry (1956-12-15) (track 2)
Chuck Berry (1958-01-06) (track 5)
Chuck Berry (1958-02-28) (track 12)
Chuck Berry (1958-06-12) (tracks 7, 10)
Chuck Berry (1959-02-17) (track 15)
bass:
Willie Dixon (tracks 8–9, 14, 19)
maracas:
Jerome Green (track 9)
maracas [possibly]:
Leonard Chess (1955-05-21) (track 3)
Jerome Green (1955-05-21) (track 3)
double bass:
Willie Dixon (tracks 13, 18)
Willie Dixon (1955-05-21) (track 3)
Willie Dixon (1956-04-16) (track 11)
Willie Dixon (1956-04-19) (tracks 17, 20)
Willie Dixon (1957-05) (track 4)
Willie Dixon (1957-12) (tracks 1, 16)
Willie Dixon (1958-01-06) (track 5)
Willie Dixon (1958-06-12) (tracks 7, 10)
Willie Dixon (1959-02-17) (track 15)
electric guitar:
Chuck Berry (1957-05) (track 4)
Chuck Berry (1957-12) (tracks 1, 16)
percussion:
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (1958-06-12) (track 7)
piano:
Johnnie Johnson (tracks 8–9, 14, 19)
Johnnie Johnson (1955-05-21) (track 3)
Johnnie Johnson (1956-04-16) (track 11)
Johnnie Johnson (1956-04-19) (tracks 17, 20)
Johnnie Johnson (1956-12-15) (track 2)
Lafayette Leake (1957-05) (track 4)
Johnnie Johnson (1957-12) (track 16)
Johnnie Johnson (1958-01-06) (track 5)
Johnnie Johnson (1958-02-28) (track 12)
Paul Gayten (1958-06-12) (tracks 7, 10)
Johnnie Johnson (1959-02-17) (track 15)
Johnnie Johnson (1972-03-29) (track 1)
piano [possibly]:
Johnnie Johnson (track 18)
Otis Spann (track 18)
tenor saxophone:
Leroy C. Davis (1956-04-16) (track 11)
Leroy C. Davis (1956-04-19) (track 17)
background vocals:
Etta James (1959-02-17) (track 15)
The Marquees (1959-02-17) (track 15)
composer:
Chuck Berry (tracks 1–4, 6–20)
Chuck Berry (1955) (track 5)
lead vocals:
Chuck Berry (tracks 6, 8–9, 13–14, 18–19)
Chuck Berry (1955-05-21) (track 3)
Chuck Berry (1956-04-16) (track 11)
Chuck Berry (1956-04-19) (tracks 17, 20)
Chuck Berry (1956-12-15) (track 2)
Chuck Berry (1957-05) (track 4)
Chuck Berry (1957-12) (tracks 1, 16)
Chuck Berry (1958-01-06) (track 5)
Chuck Berry (1958-02-28) (track 12)
Chuck Berry (1958-06-12) (tracks 7, 10)
Chuck Berry (1959-02-17) (track 15)
lyricist:
Chuck Berry (tracks 1–4, 6–20)
Chuck Berry (1955) (track 5)
mastering:
Erick Labson (tracks 1–3, 5–20)
performer:
Chuck Berry (track 2)
producer:
Leonard & Phil Chess (Legendary US production duo) (tracks 2–3, 5–7, 11, 17)
Willie Dixon (track 6)
Chuck Berry (track 6)
Leonard & Phil Chess (Legendary US production duo) (1957-12) (tracks 1, 16)
Leonard & Phil Chess (Legendary US production duo) (1958-06-12) (track 10)
phonographic copyright by:
Geffen Records (2003) (tracks 2–3, 9, 17–18, 20)
publisher:
Arc Music (U.S. rock & blues publisher) (tracks 1–2, 4, 16–17, 20)
Arc Music Corp. (U.S. rock & blues publisher) (tracks 1, 7, 14)
Good-Tunes-Music AG (track 12)
Isalee Music Publishing Company (tracks 1, 11–12)
Jewel Music Inc. (track 7)
Arc Music Corp. (U.S. rock & blues publisher) (1958 –) (track 12)
recorded at:
Universal Studios in Chicago, Illinois, United States (1955-05-21) (track 3)
Universal Studios in Chicago, Illinois, United States (1955-12-20) (track 18)
Universal Studios in Chicago, Illinois, United States (1956-04-19) (tracks 17, 20)
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 5)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 18) (track 3)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 97) (track 11)
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 20)
is the basis for:
Memphis Tennessee (track 13)
Surfin’ U.S.A. (track 1)
later parody versions:
Memphis, Tennessee (track 13)
Афанасий (track 5)
later translated versions:
Autostop (track 14)
Eddie sois bon (track 5)
Johnny B. Good (track 5)
Johnny B. Goode (track 5)
Repose Beethoven (French Translation) (track 11)
Schuitog (track 2)
Ô Carole (track 7)
later versions:
Ali Be Good (track 5)
Correte Beethoven (track 11)
Détective privé (track 20)
Maybellene (track 3)
Sirop Rock'n'Roll (track 19)
recording of:
Let It Rock (track 8)
Memphis, Tennessee (track 13)
Thirty Days (track 9)
Maybellene (1955-05-21) (track 3)
Roll Over Beethoven (1956-04-16) (track 11)
Brown Eyed Handsome Man (1956-04-19) (track 20)
Too Much Monkey Business (1956-04-19) (track 17)
Rock and Roll Music (1957-05) (track 4)
Reelin’ and Rockin’ (1957-12) (track 16)
Sweet Little Sixteen (1957-12) (track 1)
Sweet Little Rock and Roller (1958) (track 19)
Johnny B. Goode (1958-01-06) (track 5)
Around and Around (1958-02-28) (track 12)
Beautiful Delilah (1958-06-12) (track 10)
Carol (1958-06-12) (track 7)
Little Queenie (1959-01) (track 14)
Back in the U.S.A. (1959-02-17) (track 15)
No Particular Place to Go (1964-03-26) (track 6)
referred to in medleys:
Oldies Medley (Carpenters in Japan) (track 5)