Live at the Fillmore Auditorium (Chuck Berry album)

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Live at the Fillmore Auditorium
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Live album by
Released1967
VenueFillmore Auditorium, San Francisco
Genre Rock and roll, blues
Length61:13
Label Mercury
Producer Abe "Voco" Kesh
Chuck Berry & Steve Miller Band chronology
Chuck Berry in Memphis
(1967)
Live at the Fillmore Auditorium
(1967)
From St. Louie to Frisco
(1968)

Live at the Fillmore Auditorium is a live album by the American musician Chuck Berry. [1] He was backed by the Steve Miller Blues Band (which later became better known as the Steve Miller Band). Berry's second live album, it was released in 1967 by Mercury Records. [2]

The album was re-released on CD by Rebound Records, with three additional tracks, " Good Morning Little Schoolgirl", " Reelin' and Rockin'" and " My Ding-a-Ling". Incorrectly marked as bonus tracks are "Feelin' It" and "It Hurts Me Too", both of which are on the original album. The Rebound reissue omits "Wee Baby Blues", which is on the original album. An earlier CD reissue by Mercury additionally includes "Bring Another Drink" and "Worried Life Blues".

Critical reception

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic [3]
The Encyclopedia of Popular Music [2]

Rolling Stone wrote that "the most interesting cuts are the instrumentals where Berry applies his rock guitar to Chicago blues and the Steve Miller Band comes into the foreground." [4]

Track listing

All songs written by Chuck Berry except where noted

  1. Medley: "Rockin' at the Fillmore" / " Every Day I Have the Blues" ( Memphis Slim) (8:36)
  2. " C.C. Rider" ( Ma Rainey, Lena Arantt) (4:14)
  3. " Driftin' Blues" ( Charles Brown, Eddie Williams, Johnny Moore) (3:56)
  4. "Feelin' It" (4:01)
  5. " Flying Home" ( Benny Goodman, Lionel Hampton, Sid Robin) (2:44)
  6. " (I'm Your) Hoochie Coochie Man" ( Willie Dixon) (5:54)
  7. " It Hurts Me Too" (unknown) (4:47)
  8. " Good Morning Little Schoolgirl" ( Sonny Boy Williamson) (2:50)
  9. "Fillmore Blues" (3:29)
  10. "Wee Baby Blues" ( Joe Turner, Pete Johnson) (4:06)
  11. "Bring Another Drink" (2:22)
  12. " Worried Life Blues" (3:47)
  13. " Reelin' and Rockin'" (5:57)
  14. " My Ding-a-Ling" (4:36)
  15. " Johnny B. Goode" (3:14)

Personnel

The Steve Miller Blues Band
Technical

References

  1. ^ Trager, Oliver (December 4, 1997). "The American Book of the Dead". Simon and Schuster – via Google Books.
  2. ^ a b Larkin, Colin (May 27, 2011). "The Encyclopedia of Popular Music". Omnibus Press – via Google Books.
  3. ^ "Chuck Berry - Live at Fillmore Auditorium Album Reviews, Songs & More | AllMusic" – via www.allmusic.com.
  4. ^ Wenner, Jann S. (November 10, 1971). "Live At Fillmore Auditorium". Rolling Stone.