1668 Go, Bobby Soxer – Chuck Berry (1964)

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Chuck Berry and Yoko Ono.

This song was written by Chuck Berry. It was recorded by him in 1964. It was released on his 1964 album St. Louis To Liverpool. The album also included the instrumental Liverpool Drive. Go, Bobby Soxer was also released as the B-side to Little Marie in 1964. The song mentions The Beatles.

1254 It Wasn’t Me – Chuck Berry (1965)

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It Wasn’t Me.

This song was written by Chuck Berry and was recorded by him in 1965. It was released as a single in the UK with It’s My Own Business on the B-side. In America the B-side was Welcome Back Pretty Baby. The song was later released on Chuck Berry’s 1965 album Fresh Berry. The single was on George Harrison’s 1966 jukebox.

1043 No Particular Place To Go – Chuck Berry (1964)

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No Particular Place To Go.

This song was written and recorded by Chuck Berry in 1964. It was released as a single with You Two on the B-side. It reached number ten on the Billboard chart and number three on the UK Singles chart. In the UK the B-side was Liverpool Drive. The song was also released on Chuck Berry’s 1964 album St. Louis To Liverpool. The single was on John Lennon’s 1965 jukebox.

0673 I’m Talking About You – Chuck Berry (1961)

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John Lennon and Chuck Berry.

This song was written and recorded by Chuck Berry. It was first released in 1961 as a single with Little Star on the B-side. It was also released on Chuck Berry’s album New Juke Box Hits. The song was added to The Beatles’ repertoire and was sung by John. A live version was released in 1977 on the album Live! At The Star-Club In Hamburg, Germany; 1962. The Beatles also played the song on BBC radio and a version was released in 2013 on the album On Air – Live At The BBC Volume 2. They also played the song during the Let It Be sessions in 1969. The bass riff was used in I Saw Her Standing There from the 1963 album Please Please Me.

The song has also been recorded by The Rolling Stones, The Hollies, Rick Nelson and The Yardbirds. Merseybeat group Faron’s Flamingos covered the song in 1963 for the album This Is Merseybeat. Another Merseybeat group The Liverbirds covered the song in 1965. It was released on their album Star-Club Show 4.

Now Hear This : I Saw Her Standing There – The Beatles (1963)
Talkin’ ‘Bout You – Faron’s Flamingos (1963)
Talking About You – The Liverbirds (1965)
I’m Talking About You – The Beatles (1977)
I’m Talking About You – The Beatles (2013)

0583 I Got To Find My Baby – Chuck Berry (1960)

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Chuck Berry.

Gotta Find My Baby was written by Peter Clayton. He recorded it under the name Doctor Clayton in 1941. Chuck Berry recorded his version in 1960. He released it as I Got To Find My Baby. It was released as a single in the US with Mad Lad on the B-side. It was also released on the album Rockin’ At The Hops. The Beatles covered the song twice for BBC Radio. One version was released in 1994 on the album Live At The BBC. Another version was released on the album The Beatles Bootleg Recordings 1963 in 2013. The Beatles also played the song during the Let It Be sessions in 1969.

Now Hear This : I Got To Find My Baby – The Beatles (1994)
I Got To Find My Baby – The Beatles (2013)

0558 Let It Rock – Chuck Berry (1960)

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Keith Richards and Chuck Berry.

This song was written by Chuck Berry and was recorded by him in 1960. It was released as a single and on the album Rockin’ At The Hops. The single reached number sixty-four in the US and number six in the UK. The B-side was Too Pooped To Pop. The song has been covered by The Yardbirds and The Rolling Stones. Their version was recorded live at Leeds in 1971. The Big Three released a version of the song in 1973. It was released as a single in Germany with Some Other Guy on the B-side. In the UK it was released as the B-side to Some Other Guy along with If You Gotta Make A Fool Of Somebody.

Now Hear This : Let It Rock – The Big Three (1973)

0556 Mad Lad – Chuck Berry (1960)

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Rockin’ At The Hops.

Mad Lad was written by Bo Davis . It was first recorded by Chuck Berry in 1960. In the UK it was released as the B-side to Bye Bye Johnny. In the US it was released as the B-side to I Got To Find My Baby. It was also released on the album Rockin’ At The Hops. The Beatles’ song Flying was based on this song.

Now Here This : Flying – The Beatles (1967)