Thursday, October 18, 2018

Chuck Berry: Top 25 Songs

Posted 5/21/2019.

Rock singer/songwriter and guitarist Chuck Berry (click link for DMDB encyclopedia entry) was born Charles Edward Anderson Berry on 10/18/1926 in St. Louis, Miissouri. He died 3/18/2017. He has been called “the architect of rock and roll.” His song “Johnny B. Goode” (1958) is featured in the DMDB book The Top 100 Songs of the Rock Era 1954-1999.

To celebrate his birthday, the DMDB compiled a list of his top 25 songs.

1. Johnny B. Goode (1958)
2. Maybellene (1955)
3. Roll Over Beethoven (1956)
4. Rock and Roll Music (1957)
5. Sweet Little Sixteen (1958)

6. My Ding-a-Ling (live, 1972)
7. Memphis, Tennessee (1959)
8. School Days (1957)
9. No Particular Place to Go (1964)
10. You Never Can Tell (1964)

11. Promied Land (1964)
12. Brown-Eyed Handsome Man (1956)
13. Carol (1958)
14. Nadine (1964)
15. Almost Grown (1959)

16. Back in the U.S.A. (1959)
17. Reelin’ & Rockin’ (1958)
18. Too Much Monkey Business (1956)
19. Sweet Little Rock ‘n’ Roller (1958)
20. 30 Days to Come Back Home (1955)

21. Little Marie (1964)
22. Let It Rock (1960)
23. Too Pooped to Pop (1960)
24. Oh Baby Doll (1957)
25. Bye Bye Johnny (1960)

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