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In May 1957.

In May 1957, “Chess” label released “After School Session”, the debut Chuck Berry album. It was recorded May 1955 – January 1957, in Chicago, Illinois, and was produced by Leonard Chess and Philip Chess.

Personnel:

  • Chuck Berry – vocals, guitar, steel guitar
  • Johnnie Johnson – piano
  • Otis Spann – piano
  • Jimmy Rogers – guitar
  • L. C. Davis – tenor saxophone
  • Jerome Green – maracas
  • Willie Dixon – bass
  • Fred Below – drums
  • Jasper Thomas – drums
  • Ebby Hardy – drums
  • Vartan – art direction
  • Don Snowden – liner notes

Track listing:

All tracks by Chuck Berry.

  1. School Days
  2. Deep Feeling
  3. Too Much Monkey Business
  4. Wee Wee Hours
  5. Roly Poly
  6. No Money Down
  7. Brown Eyed Handsome Man
  8. Berry Pickin’
  9. Together (We Will Always Be)
  10. Havana Moon
  11. Downbound Train
  12. Drifting Heart

On September 21, 2018.

On September 21, 2018, “Concord” label released “The Big Bad Blues”, the second Billy Gibbons studio album. It was recorded in 2018 and was produced by Billy Gibbons and Joe Hardy. At the 40th “Blues Music Awards”, the album was named as “Blues Rock Album of the Year”.

Personnel:

  • Billy Gibbons – guitar, harmonica, Vox
  • James Harman – harmonica
  • Joe Hardy: bass guitar
  • Elwood Francis – guitar, harmonica
  • Greg Morrow – drums
  • Matt Sorum – drums
  • Mike Flanigin – keyboards

Track listing:

All tracks by Billy Gibbons, except where noted.

  1. Missin’ Yo’ Kissin’ – Gilly Stillwater
  2. My Baby She Rocks
  3. Second Line
  4. Standing Around Crying – McKinley Morganfield
  5. Let the Left Hand Know
  6. Bring It to Jerome – Jerome Green
  7. That’s What She Said
  8. Mo’ Slower Blues
  9. Hollywood 151
  10. Rollin’ and Tumblin’ – McKinley Morganfield
  11. Crackin’ Up – Ellas McDanie

In December 1960.

In December 1960, “Checker Records” label released “Bo Diddley Is a Gunslinger”, the fifth Bo Diddley studio album. It was recorded October 1959 – February 1960, and was produced by Leonard Chess, Phil Chess and Bo Diddley.

Personnel:

  • Bo Diddley(Ellas McDaniel) – lead vocals, lead guitar
  • Jerome Green – maracas, backing vocals
  • Willie Dixon, Bobby Baskerville – bass
  • Jesse James Johnson – electric bass
  • Billy Downing, Clifton James – drums
  • Lafayette Leake, Otis Spann, Billy Stewart– piano
  • Peggy Jones – rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • Gene Barge– tenor saxophone
  • Johnny Carter, Harvey Fuqua, Lily “Bee Bee” Jamieson, Gloria Morgan, Nate Nelson – backing vocals
  • Vartan – art direction

Track listing:

All tracks by Ellas McDaniel, except where noted.

  1. Gunslinger
  2. Ride on Josephine
  3. Doing the Craw-Daddy
  4. Cadillac
  5. Somewhere
  6. Cheyenne
  7. Sixteen Tons – Merle Travis, arranged byEllas McDaniel
  8. Whoa Mule (Shine)
  9. No More Lovin’
  10. Diddling

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

In July 1959.

In July 1959, “Checker Records” label released “Go Bo Diddley”, the second Bo Diddley album. It was recorded on March 2, 1955, and in September 1958, and was produced by Leonard Chess, Phil Chess and Bo Diddley. “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked it at number 214 on its list of “The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.

 Personnel:

 Bo Diddley (Ellas McDaniel) – vocals, guitar; violin

  • Peggy Jones– guitar, backing vocals
  • Jerome Green – co-lead vocals, maracas
  • Willie Dixon– bass
  • Clifton James – drums
  • Frank Kirkland – drums
  • Billy Boy Arnold– harmonica
  • Lafayette Leake– piano
  • Otis Spann– piano

Track listing:

All tracks by Ellas McDaniel (Bo Diddley), except where noted.

  1. Crackin’ Up
  2. I’m Sorry – Ellas McDaniel, Alan Freed, Harvey Fuqua
  3. Bo’s Guitar
  4. Willie and Lillie
  5. You Don’t Love Me (You Don’t Care)
  6. Say Man
  7. The Great Grandfather
  8. Oh Yea
  9. Don’t Let It Go
  10. Little Girl
  11. Dearest Darling
  12. The Clock Strikes Twelve

 

In January 1960.

In January 1960, “Checker” label released “Have Guitar Will Travel”, the third Bo Diddley studio album. It was recorded July 1955 – September 1959, in Chicago, Illinois, and was produced by Leonard Chess, Phil Chess and Bo Diddley.

Personnel:

  • Bo Diddley– vocals, guitar
  • Jerome Green – co-lead vocals, maracas, background vocals
  • Peggy Jones– guitar, background vocals
  • Willie Dixon– bass
  • Clifton James – drums
  • Frank Kirkland – drums
  • Jody Williams– guitar
  • Lafayette Leake– piano
  • Lester Davenport– harmonica

Track listing:

All tracks by Ellas McDaniel (Bo Diddley), except where noted.

  1. She’s Alright
  2. Cops and Robbers – Kent Harris
  3. Run Diddley Daddy
  4. Mumblin’ Guitar
  5. I Need You Baby
  6. Say Man, Back Again
  7. Nursery Rhyme
  8. I Love You So
  9. Spanish Guitar
  10. Dancing Girl
  11. Come On Baby