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In July 1959.

In July 1959, “Chess” label released “Chuck Berry Is on Top”, the third Chuck Berry studio album. It was recorded 1955–1959, in Chicago, Illinois, and was produced by Leonard Chess and Phil Chess.

Personnel:

  • Chuck Berry– vocals, guitars
  • Bo Diddley– electric guitar
  • Johnnie Johnson, Lafayette Leake– piano
  • Willie Dixon– double bass
  • George Smith – bass
  • Fred Below, Ebbie Hardy, Jaspar Thomas – drums
  • Jerome Green – maracas
  • The Moonglows– backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Chuck Berry.

  1. Almost Grown
  2. Carol
  3. Maybellene
  4. Sweet Little Rock & Roller
  5. Anthony Boy
  6. Johnny B. Goode
  7. Little Queenie
  8. Jo Jo Gunne
  9. Roll Over Beethoven
  10. Around and Around
  11. Hey Pedro
  12. Blues for Hawaiians
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On June 9, 2017.

On June 9, 2017, “Dualtone” label released “Chuck”, the twentieth and final Chuck Berry studio album. It was recorded 1991 – 2014, and was produced by Chuck Berry.

Personnel:

  • Chuck Berry– lead vocals, electric guitar

The Blueberry Hill Band

  • Robert Lohr – piano
  • Jimmy Marsala – bass guitar
  • Keith Robinson – drums
  • Charles Berry Jr. – guitar
  • Ingrid Berry – vocals, harmonica

Additional musicians

  • Charles Berry III, Tom Morello, Gary Clark Jr.– guitar
  • Nathaniel Rateliff, The New Respects – background vocals
  • Debra Dobkin– drums, percussion
  • Jeremy Lulito – additional drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Chuck Berry, except where noted..

  1. Wonderful Woman
  2. Big Boys
  3. You Go to My Head – Haven Gillespie,  Fred Coots
  4. 3/4 Time (Enchiladas) – Tony Joe White
  5. Darlin
  6. Lady B. Goode
  7. She Still Loves You
  8. Jamaica Moon
  9. Dutchman
  10. Eyes of Man

On May 23, 1988.

On May 23, 1988, “Blackheart” label released “Up Your Alley”, the sixth Joan Jett and the Blackhearts studio album. It was recorded in 1988 and was produced by Kenny Laguna, Ric Browde and Desmond Child.

Personnel:

  • Joan Jett– lead vocals; guitars
  • Ricky Byrd – lead guitars
  • Thommy Price– drums
  • Kasim Sulton– bass guitar
  • The Uptown Horns:
    • Crispin Choe – baritone saxophone
    • Arno Hecht – tenor saxophone
    • Paul Litteral – trumpet
    • Robert Funk – trombone
  • Ronnie Lawson – keyboards
  • Mick Taylor– guitar solo
  • Frank Carillo– guitar; backing vocals
  • Kenny Laguna– various instruments; backing vocals
  • Desmond Child, Chuck Kentis, Louie Merlino, Paul Carrizzo – backing vocals
  • Thom Panunzio– associate producer; engineer; mixer
  • Jay Healy – engineer; mixer
  • Arthur Payson, James A. Ball, John Aiosa – engineer
  • Andrew Spigleman, David Cook, Rich Travali, Roger Talkov, Scott Forman, Teddy Trewhella, Thom Cadley – assistant engineer
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering

Track listing:

  1. I Hate Myself for Loving You – Joan Jett, Desmond Child
  2. Ridin’ with James Dean – Joan Jett, Ricky Byrd, Ric Browde
  3. Little Liar – Joan Jett, Desmond Child
  4. Tulane – Chuck Berry
  5. I Wanna Be Your Dog – Dave Alexander, Ron Asheton, Scott Asheton, Iggy Pop
  6. I Still Dream About You – Joan Jett, Ricky Bird, Gary Rottger
  7. You Want In, I Want Out – Joan Jett, Desmond Child
  8. Just Like in the Movies – Joan Jett, Ric Browde, Ricky Byrd, Kenny Laguna
  9. Desire – Joan Jett, Diane Warren, Kenny Laguna
  10. Back It Up – Joan Jett, Ricky Bird, Ric Browde
  11. Play That Song Again – Joan Jett, Ricky Bird, Frank Carillo

On April 5, 2000.

On April 5, 2000, “Mercury” label released “Famous in the Last Century”, the twenty-fourth Status Quo studio album. It was recorded in 1999 – 2000, at “Astria Studios” and “ARSIS Studios”, and was produced by Mike Paxman.

Personnel:

  • Francis Rossi– vocals, lead guitar
  • Rick Parfitt– vocals, guitar
  • John Edwards- bass
  • Andy Bown- keyboards
  • Jeff Rich- drums

Track listing:

  1. Famous in the Last Century – Andy Bown
  2. Old Time Rock and Roll – George Jackson, Thomas E. Jones III
  3. Way Down – Martine
  4. Rave On! – Petty, William “Billy” Tilghman, Sunny West
  5. Roll Over Beethoven – Chuck Berry
  6. When I’m Dead and Gone – Benny Gallagher, Graham Lyle
  7. Memphis, Tennessee – Chuck Berry
  8. Sweet Home Chicago – Johnson
  9. Crawling from the Wreckage – Parker
  10. Good Golly Miss Molly – Blackwell, Marascalco
  11. Claudette – Roy Orbison
  12. Rock’n Me – Miller
  13. Hound Dog – Leiber, Stoller
  14. Runaround Sue – DiMucci, Maresca
  15. Once Bitten Twice Shy – Ian Hunter
  16. Mony Mony – Bloom, Bo Gentry, James, Ritchie Cordell
  17. Famous in the Last Century – AndyBown

In March 1961.

In March 1961, “Chess” label released “New Juke Box Hits”, the fifth Chuck Berry studio album. It was recorded in 1960, and was produced by Leonard Chess and Philip Chess.

Personnel:

  • Chuck Berry– vocals, guitars
  • Johnnie Johnson– piano
  • Reggie Boyd – bass
  • Fred Below, Jaspar Thomas – drums
  • Leroy C. Davis – tenor saxophone

Track listing:

All tracks by Chuck Berry except where noted.

  1. I’m Talking About You
  2. Diploma for Two
  3. Thirteen Question Method
  4. Away from You
  5. Don’t You Lie to Me – Hudson Whittaker
  6. The Way It Was Before
  7. Little Star
  8. Route 66 – Bobby Troup
  9. Sweet Sixteen – Joe Josea, B. King
  10. Run Around
  11. Stop and Listen
  12. Rip It Up – John Marascalco, Robert Blackwell

 

 

 

In March 1958.

In March 1958, “Chess” label released “One Dozen Berrys”, the second Chuck Berry studio album. It was recorded in 1957, at “Sheldon Recording Studios” in Chicago, Illinois, and was produced by Leonard Chess and Phil Chess.

Personnel:

  • Chuck Berry– vocals, guitars
  • Hubert Sumlin– electric guitar
  • Johnnie Johnson, Lafayette Leake– piano
  • Willie Dixon– bass
  • Fred Below, Ebbie Hardy – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Chuck Berry.

  1. Sweet Little Sixteen
  2. Blue Feeling
  3. La Juanda (Espanola)
  4. Rockin’ at the Philharmonic
  5. Oh Baby Doll
  6. Guitar Boogie
  7. Reelin’ and Rockin’
  8. In-Go
  9. Rock and Roll Music
  10. How You’ve Changed
  11. Low Feeling
  12. It Don’t Take but a Few Minutes

 

In January 1973.

In January 1973, “Harvest” label released “ELO 2”, the second  Electric Light Orchestra studio album. It was recorded May – October 1972, at “Air Studios” in London, and was produced by Jeff Lynne.

Personnel:

  • Jeff Lynne– lead vocals, guitars, Moog synthesizer
  • Bev Bevan– drums, percussion
  • Richard Tandy– piano, harmonium, Moog synthesizer, guitar, backing vocals
  • Mike de Albuquerque– bass, backing vocals
  • Mike Edwards, Colin Walker– cello
  • Wilf Gibson– violin
  • Bill Hunt– French horn
  • Roy Wood– bass, cello
  • Marc Bolan– guitar
  • Carl Wayne– lead vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Jeff Lynne, except where noted.

  1. In Old England Town (Boogie No. 2)
  2. Momma
  3. Roll Over Beethoven – Chuck Berry
  4. From the Sun to the World (Boogie No. 1)
  5. Kulama