The Chuck Berry Page

The Chuck Berry Page


  • Chuck Berry Maybellene
    March 3, 2018

    Chuck Berry Maybellene


    Rock and Roll The song "Maybellene" about fast cars and a cheating girlfriend was written by Chuck Berry based on a traditional fiddle tune called "Ida Red." The story is that Berry heard and liked the recording by Bob Willis & The Texas Playboys on a country radio station…

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  • "Johnny B. Goode" by Chuck Berry
    February 16, 2018

    Chuck Berry Johnny B Goode


    Rock and Roll Chuck Berry , who was born on October 18, 1926, in St. Louis, Missiouri, was a  rock and roll legend and music pioneer.  He passed away today,  March 18, 2017, in St. Charles Missouri. The song "Johnny B. Goode" was written and recorded by Chuck Berry.…

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  • Chuck Berry Run Rudolph Run
    December 9, 2017

    Chuck Berry Run Rudolph Run


    Christmas Rock and Roll Songs The song was written by Johnny Marks and Marvin Brodie and made popular by the legendary Chuck Berry, who was the first to record it. (Johnny Marks had an extensive Christmas songbook, including "Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer," "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree," "A Holly…

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  • Chuck Berry Roll Over Beethoven
    November 6, 2017

    Chuck Berry Roll Over Beethoven


    Rock and Roll Chuck Berry wrote the song and released it in 1956. It went to #29 on the U.S. Pop Chart and #7 on the R&B Chart. There have been a number of releases by Berry himself as well as many, many  covers (e.g., Jerry Lee Lewis, The…

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  • Chuck Berry Rock and Roll Music
    October 20, 2017

    Chuck Berry Rock and Roll Music


    Rock n Roll It’s gotta be rock and roll music – if you wanna dance with me. What more does he need to say? The song was written and recorded by Chuck Berry. Blues legend Willie Dixon is on bass.  In 1957, it went to #6 on the R&B…

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  • 45 rpm single of "Almost Grown" by Chuck Berry
    October 18, 2013

    Almost Grown by Chuck Berry


    Rock and Roll Chuck Berry wrote “Almost Grown" and released it as a double a-side with “Little Queenie.” Both songs are included in Rolling Stone's list of the "500 Greatest Songs of All Time." There are great background vocals on this recrod from Etta James and Harvey & The New…

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