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Back Home
Studio album by
ReleasedNovember 1970
RecordedNovember 21, 1969; April 27, 1970; September 1970
StudioTer Mar Studios, Chicago
Genre Rock and roll
Label Chess
Producer Chuck Berry
Chuck Berry chronology
Concerto in B. Goode
Back Home
San Francisco Dues
Singles from Back Home
  1. "Tulane"
    Released: April 1970
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic [1]
Christgau's Record GuideB [2]

Back Home is the fourteenth studio album by Chuck Berry, released in 1970 by Chess Records. The album title refers to his return to Chess after several years with Mercury Records.

Track listing

All tracks are written by Chuck Berry

2."Have Mercy Judge"2:40
6."I'm a Rocker"4:34
7."Flyin' Home"4:17
8."Fish and Chips"2:50
9."Some People"4:10
Total length:30:09
2010 Japanese re-release
10."Untitled Instrumental"4:48
11."My Ding-a-Ling"3:45
12."Gun" (Instrumental – Fast)2:10
13."Gun" (Instrumental – Slow)2:41
14."That's None of Your Business"2:22
15."My Pad" (Poem)6:26
Total length:52:21



Cover versions

"Tulane" was covered by the Steve Gibbons Band in 1977, reaching number 12 on the UK Singles Chart and spending eight weeks in the Top 40. [3] It was also covered by Joan Jett and the Blackhearts on their 1988 album Up Your Alley and by Chris Smither on his 1991 album Another Way to Find You.

"I'm a Rocker" was covered by the British rock group Slade for their 1979 album Return to Base and it was the 'inspiration' for AC/DC's "Rocker" on 1975's T.N.T.

"Christmas" was covered by Clarence Spady; it was released on 11/5/21 as a digital single. [4]


  1. ^ Eder, Bruce. Back Home at AllMusic
  2. ^ Christgau, Robert (1981). "Consumer Guide '70s: B". Christgau's Record Guide: Rock Albums of the Seventies. Ticknor & Fields. ISBN  089919026X. Retrieved February 21, 2019.
  3. ^ "Official Charts - Steve Gibbons". Official Charts. Retrieved October 30, 2017.
  4. ^ "Christmas, by Clarence Spady". Clarence Spady. Retrieved December 2, 2021.