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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

In November 1964.

In November 1964, “Parlaphone” label released “In The Hollies Style”, the second  Hollies album. It was recorded April – June 1964, at “EMI Studios” and “Abbey Road” in London, and was produced by Ron Richards.

Personnel:

  • Allan Clarke– vocals
  • Tony Hicks– lead guitar, vocals
  • Graham Nash– rhythm guitar, vocals
  • Eric Haydock– bass
  • Bobby Elliott– drums, percussion
  • Ron Richards– producer

Track listing:

All tracks by Allan Clarke, Tony Hicks and Graham Nash, except where noted.

  1. Nitty Gritty/Something’s Got a Hold on Me – Lincoln Chase, Etta James, Leroy Kirkland, Pearl Woods
  2. Don’t You Know
  3. To You My Love
  4. It’s in Her Kiss – Rudy Clark
  5. Time for Love
  6. What Kind of Boy – Big Dee Irwin
  7. Too Much Monkey Business – Chuck Berry
  8. I Thought of You Last Night – Ralph Freed
  9. Please Don’t Feel Too Bad
  10. Come On Home
  11. You’ll Be Mine
  12. Set Me Free