This track recorded 5-21-1955 at Universal Recording Studio in Chicago. Chuck Berry, Vocal, Electric Guitar, Songwriter. Johnnie Johnson, Piano.

Charles Edward Anderson Berry, born 10-18-1926, St. Louis, MO; died at age 90 on 3-18-2017, Wentzville, MO. Berry was among the first musicians inducted into the R&R Hall of Fame in 1986. He received the American Music Award of Merit in 1981 and the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1984.

Johnnie Clyde Johnson, born 7-8-1924, Fairmont, W. Va.; died 4-13-2005, age 80, St. Louis, MO. Inducted into R&R Hall of Fame in 2001.

Johnson served in the U.S. Marine Corp during WW11. After the war he played Jazz piano with Bobby Troup and other Jazz musicians in Chicago and St. Louis. He founded a Jazz combo in St. Louis and gave Chuck Berry his first steady job as a professional jazz guitarist in the early 1950s. Johnson and Berry were in the vanguard of musicians who created the first R&R music in the mid-1950s.
Rock on!

Maybellene – Chuck Berry – Chess 1604 (1955)

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