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Maybellene - Chuck Berry - Berry Is On Top

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  1. Chuck Berry (vocal, guitar, dubbed 2nd guitar) with unknown piano, electric bass, drums. Around And Around - released on Chess , B Side of "Roll Over Beethoven" in April Blues For Hawaiians not released on single.
  2. Charles Edward Anderson "Chuck" Berry (October 18, – March 18, ) was an American guitarist, singer and songwriter and is one of the pioneers of rock and roll music. Chuck Berry remains an influential figure and one of the pioneers of rock and roll music who first began performing in
  3. Jun 16,  · ”Chuck Berry is on Top” from was Berry’s third album. It is sometimes regarded a compilation album, since only one song hadn’t been previously released. Still it was the first time these singles came out on an album. It contains no less than seven of his best known and loved rock’n rollers /5(12).
  4. Song information for Maybellene - Chuck Berry on AllMusic. When Chuck Berry first auditioned for Leonard Chess in May of , he had four songs on a demo tape -- a traditional slow blues called "Wee Wee Hours," a couple of fast-tempo numbers, "Thirty Days" and "You Can't Catch Me," and "Ida Red" (Berry refers to it as "Ida May" in his autobiography); the latter, a country-sounding, hillbilly.
  5. Chuck Berry Is on Top is the third studio album by rock and roll pioneer Chuck Berry, released in July on Chess Records, catalogue LP With the exception of one track, "Blues for Hawaiians," all selections had been previously released on 45 rpm singles, several of which were double-sided and charted twice. In his review of the album for AllMusic, Cub Koda described it as "almost a mini Genre: Rock and roll.
  6. Berry Is On Top, an album by Chuck Berry on Spotify We and our partners use cookies to personalize your experience, to show you ads based on your interests, and for measurement and analytics purposes.
  7. If you had to sweat all of Chuck Berry's early albums on Chess (and some, but not all, of his subsequent greatest-hits packages), this would be the one to own. The song lineup is exemplary, cobbling together classics like "Maybellene," "Carol," "Sweet Little Rock & Roller," "Little Queenie," "Roll Over Beethoven," "Around and Around," "Johnny B 10/
  8. Dec 01,  · Chuck Berry was a rock and roll original, but he didn’t consider this a rock song. Said Berry: “‘Maybellene’ was very much a country song, with country lyrics. Maybe a little faster but basically it was country.” Soon after this was released, Elvis Presley .
  9. Mar 19,  · Revisit 20 essential Chuck Berry classics, from "Maybellene" to "Reelin' and Rockin'." Rolling Stone. Send Us a Tip. the tune was reissued as an A side in and charted in the Top

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