Chuck Berry (album)

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Chuck Berry
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Studio album by
Released1975
StudioSound Exchange Studios; Technisonic Studios, St. Louis, Missouri
Genre Rock, [1] rock and roll
Length37:55
Label Chess
Producer Esmond Edwards
Chuck Berry chronology
Bio
(1973)
Chuck Berry
(1975)
Chuck Berry Live in Concert
(1978)
Singles from Chuck Berry
  1. " Shake, Rattle and Roll"
    Released: 1975
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic [1]
Christgau's Record GuideB− [2]

Chuck Berry is the eighteenth studio album by Chuck Berry, released in 1975 by Chess Records. Some pressings of this album carry the title Chuck Berry '75. Berry's daughter, Ingrid, contributed backing vocals.

This was Berry's final new album release for Chess Records, ending his off-and-on association with the label dating back 21 years. He moved to Atco Records, for which he recorded his next studio album, Rockit, in 1979.

Track listing

  1. " Swanee River“ ( Stephen Foster; adapted and arranged by Chuck Berry) – 2:38
  2. "I'm Just a Name“ (Berry) – 3:37
  3. " I Just Want to Make Love to You“ ( Willie Dixon) – 3:05
  4. "Too Late“ (Berry) – 2:45
  5. " South of the Border“ ( Jimmy Kennedy, Michael Carr) – 2:22
  6. " Hi Heel Sneakers“ ( Robert Higgenbotham) – 4:40
  7. " You Are My Sunshine“ ( Charles Mitchell, Jimmie Davis) – 2:50
  8. " My Babe“ ( Walter Jacobs) – 2:28
  9. " Baby What You Want Me to Do“ ( Jimmy Reed) – 2:34
  10. "A Deuce“ (Berry) – 2:31
  11. " Shake, Rattle and Roll“ ( Charles E. Calhoun) – 2:15
  12. "Sue Answer“ (Berry) – 2:25
  13. " Don't You Lie to Me“ (Berry) – 3:45

Personnel

Musicians

  • Chuck Berry – guitar, piano, vocals
  • Billy Peek – guitar (tracks 10, 12)
  • Elliot Randall – guitar (except tracks 9, 10, 12)
  • Wilbur Bascombbass
  • Greg Edick – bass (tracks 10, 12)
  • Ernie Hayes – piano
  • Jimmy Johnson, Jr. – drums
  • Ron Reed – drums (tracks 10, 12)
  • Earl Williams – drums (tracks 2, 4)
  • Ingrid Berry Gibson – vocals (tracks 2, 4, 9)

Technical

References

  1. ^ a b Chuck Berry 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.

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