Sunday, July 9, 2017

Chuck Berry

Artist:  Chuck Berry
Birth Name:  Charles Edward Anderson Berry
Born:  October 18, 1928.  St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Died:  March 18, 2017 (Aged 90).  Wentzville, Missouri, USA
Genre:  Rock, Rock & Roll, R&B
Occupation:  Musician, Singer, Songwriter
Instruments:  Guitar, Vocals

Chuck Berry was an American Guitarist, Singer and Songwriter, one of the pioneers of Rock & Roll Music, with songs  such as "Maybellene" (1955), "Roll Over Beethoven" (1956), "Rock and Roll Music" (1957), and "Johnny B. Goode" (1958).  He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1986.  He is included in several of Rolling Stone Magazine's "Greatest Of All Time" lists.

Title:  Chuck  (2017)
Genre:  Rock, Rock & Roll, R&B
Label:  Dualtone Music Group/Decca Records
Rating:   *****


 1.  Wonderful Woman  (5:21)
 2.  Big Boys  (3:06)
 3.  You Go To My Head  (3:21)
 4.  3/4 Time (Enchiladas)  (3:47)
 5.  Darlin'  (3:20)
 6.  Lady B. Goode  (2:56)
 7.  She Still Loves You  (3:01)
 8.  Jamaica Moon  (3:50)
 9.  Dutchman  (3:48)
10. Eyes Of Man  (2:27)


Chuck Berry:  Electric Guitar, Lead Vocals

The Blueberry Hill Band:

Robert Lohr:  Piano
Jimmy Marsala:  Bass
Keith Robinson:  Drums

Additional Musicians:

Charles Berry Jr.:  Guitar
Charles Berry III:  Guitar on Tracks:  1, 6
Ingrid Berry:  Vocals, Harmonica
Tom Morello:  Guitar on Track 2
Nathaniel Rateliff:  Background Vocals on Track 2
Gary Clark Jr.:  Guitar on Track 1
Debra Dobkin:  Drums, Percussion on Track 8
The New Respects:  Background Vocals on Track 5
Jeremy Lulito:  Additional Drums

Chuck is the final studio album by Chuck Berry, was released on June 9, 2017 by Dualtone Music Group/Decca Records.  The first studio album is releasing in nearly 40 years in decades by Berry was received positively and considered it a return to form and a last statement.  Berry died between the announcement of its recording on his 90th Birthday and its release in 2017.  The album reached No. 2 on Billboard US Independent Albums Chart.

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