Episode 51: Chuck Berry, Rest in Power

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March 20, 2017

Music:

All songs by Chuck Berry

  • “Maybellene” Chess Records single, 1955
  • “Roll Over Beethoven” Chess Records single, 1956
  • “You Can’t Catch Me” Chess Records single, 1956
  • “Memphis, Tennessee” Chess Records single, 1959
  • “Promised Land” Chess Records single 1964

Notes:

This is Dan Gursky’s first appearance on Rockin’ the Suburbs. This is Kevin Goff’s first appearance on RTS.

Here’s a nice photo essay from various points in Chuck Berry’s career.  Here’s a little more on the times Bruce Springsteen backed up Chuck Berry.

Chuck and Robbie Robertson from Hail! Hail! Rock and Roll, which is definitely worth a watch:

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