Chuck Berry in London

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Chuck Berry in London
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Studio album by
ReleasedApril 1965
RecordedDecember, 1964 - January, 1965
Genre Rock and roll
Length35:33
Label Chess
Producer Leonard Chess, Philip Chess
Chuck Berry chronology
St. Louis to Liverpool
(1964)
Chuck Berry in London
(1965)
Fresh Berry's
(1965)
Singles from Chuck Berry in London
  1. "Dear Dad"
    Released: March 1965
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic [1]
Record Mirror [2]

Chuck Berry in London is the eighth studio album by Chuck Berry, released in 1965 by Chess Records. Only eight of the tracks were actually recorded in London with the UK R&B group The 5 Dimensions, in January, 1965. Five other tracks were recorded in Chicago in December, 1964 with the Jules Blattner Group. The remaining track, "Night Beat" was left over from a 1957 session.

Track listing

All songs written by Chuck Berry except as noted

Side one

  1. "My Little Love-Light" – 2:38
  2. "She Once Was Mine" – 2:38
  3. "After It's Over" – 2:20
  4. "I Got a Booking" – 2:54
  5. "Night Beat" – 2:43
  6. "His Daughter Caroline" – 3:16
  7. "You Came a Long Way from St Louis" ( Bob Russell, John Benson Brooks) – 2:08

Side two

  1. " St. Louis Blues" ( W.C. Handy) – 2:39
  2. " Jamaica Farewell" ( Lord Burgess) – 2:08
  3. "Dear Dad" – 1:51
  4. "Butterscotch" – 2:40
  5. "The Song of My Love" – 2:30
  6. "Why Should We End This Way" – 2:53
  7. "I Want to Be Your Driver" – 2:15

Personnel

  • Chuck Berryguitar, vocals
  • Jules Blattner – guitar
  • Jeff Crivet – guitar
  • Louis Cennamobass
  • Bill Bixler – bass
  • Bob Scrivens – piano
  • Peter John Hogman – harmonica
  • Howard Jones – drums
  • Chick Kattenhorn – drums
  • Brian Hamilton – tenor saxophone
  • Bill Armstrong – backing vocals
  • Brian Smith – backing vocals
  • Mike Boocock – backing vocals
  • Rick Green – backing vocals
  • Neil Carter – backing vocals
  • Roger Eagle – backing vocals
  • Roger Fairhurst – backing vocals

Charting history

Singles - Billboard (North America)

Year Single Chart Position [3]
1965 "Dear Dad" Billboard Hot 100 95

References

  1. ^ "AllMusic Review - Chuck Berry in London". Retrieved October 27, 2017.
  2. ^ Jones, Peter; Jopling, Norman (20 March 1965). "Chuck Berry In London" (PDF). Record Mirror. No. 210. p. 8. Archived from the original (PDF) on 1 April 2022. Retrieved 17 August 2022.
  3. ^ "Billboard Hot 100 - Chuck Berry". Retrieved October 27, 2017.

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