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Chuck Berry's Golden Decade

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Released  April 1967, 1973, 1974
Label  Chess
Genre  Rock

Chuck Berry's Golden Decade is a three-volume compilation of music by Chuck Berry, released by individually in 1967, 1973, and 1974. Covering the decade from 1955 to 1964, each volume consists of a two-LP set of 24 songs recorded by Berry. The first volume reached number 72 on Billboard's Pop Albums" chart. The second volume peaked at number 110. The third volume, which included only two hit singles among its tracks, did not chart.


The first two volumes were critically well received. In 1967, Rolling Stone noted that the first volume was "the album you must get" when "looking for the Chuck Berry standards". In 1980, the music journalist Robert Christgau included the first and second volumes in his list of essential albums, "A Basic Record Library: The Fifties and Sixties".

All three volumes are out of print.

Chuck Berry's Golden Decade

All songs written by Chuck Berry.

  1. "Maybellene"
  2. "Deep Feeling"
  3. "Johnny B. Goode"
  4. "Wee Wee Hours"
  5. "Nadine"
  6. "Brown-Eyed Handsome Man"
  7. "Roll Over Beethoven"
  8. "Thirty Days"
  9. "Havana Moon"
  10. "No Particular Place To Go"
  11. "Memphis"
  12. "Almost Grown"
  13. "School Days"
  14. "Too Much Monkey Business"
  15. "Oh, Baby Doll"
  16. "Reelin' and Rockin'"
  17. "You Can't Catch Me"
  18. "Too Pooped to Pop"
  19. "Bye Bye Johnny"
  20. "'Round and 'Round"
  21. "Sweet Little Sixteen"
  22. "Rock and Roll Music"
  23. "Anthony Boy"
  24. "Back In the U.S.A."

Chuck Berry's Golden Decade Volume 2

All songs written by Chuck Berry except where noted.

  1. "Carol"
  2. "You Never Can Tell"
  3. "No Money Down"
  4. "Together We Will Always Be"
  5. "Mad Lad" (Davis)
  6. "Run Rudolph Run" (Marks, Brodie)
  7. "Let It Rock"
  8. "Sweet Little Rock and Roller"
  9. "It Don't Take But A Few Minutes"
  10. "I'm Talking About You"
  11. "Driftin' Blues" (Brown, Moore, Williams)
  12. "Go Go Go"
  13. "Jaguar and the Thunderbird"
  14. "Little Queenie"
  15. "Betty Jean"
  16. "Guitar Boogie"
  17. "Down the Road Apiece" (Raye)
  18. "Merry Christmas Baby" (Baxter, Moore)
  19. "The Promised Land"
  20. "Jo Jo Gunne"
  21. "Don't You Lie to Me"
  22. "Rockin' at the Philharmonic"
  23. "La Juanda" (Espanola)
  24. "Come On"

Chuck Berry's Golden Decade Volume 3

All songs written by Chuck Berry except where noted.

  1. "Beautiful Delilah"
  2. "Go Bobby Soxer"
  3. "I Got to Find My Baby"
  4. "Worried Life Blues" (Big Maceo Merriweather)
  5. "Roly Poly"
  6. "Downbound Train"
  7. "Broken Arrow" (E. Anderson)
  8. "Confessin' the Blues" (Walter Brown, Jay McShann)
  9. "Drifting Heart"
  10. "In-Go" (author unknown)
  11. "Man and the Donkey"
  12. "St. Louis Blues' (W.C. Handy)
  13. "Our Little Rendezvous"
  14. "Childhood Sweetheart"
  15. "Blues for Hawaiians"
  16. "Hey Pedro"
  17. "My Little Love Light"
  18. "Little Marie"
  19. "County Line"
  20. "Viva Viva Rock And Roll"
  21. "House of Blue Lights" (Don Raye, Freddie Slack)
  22. "Do You Love Me"
  23. "Blue on Blue"
  24. "Oh Yeah"


  • Chuck Berry – guitar, vocals
  • References

    Chuck Berry's Golden Decade Wikipedia

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