Chuck Berry (Official Thread)

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Did you see him? How lucky it would be if you really see the real him that day.
No I didn't go as I may well have been working that evening and East London is about 5 miles from my place but it was definitely advertised as CHUCK BERRY and not Chuck Berry junior or An evening of Chuck Berry's music but I kept thinking 'What's CHUCK BERRY doing playing some obscure back street pub in East London?' and 'is it really CHUCK BERRY??. Yeah definitely strange one?.
 
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England, 1972..(wasn't Chuck the first artist to be fired up into space for them cling ons to hear!)
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Yeah your right Nai (without looking it up om Wiki) is it Johnny B. Goode that is continuously playing up there in outa space 24/7/365?. It definitely wouldn't be My Ding A Ling the little green men wouldn't know what that was all about??. :confused:
 

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That song was the pits!.. and I think his version was a cover of the song. What happily has now arisen is how much Johnny Johnson playing and participation helped those songs along.
Sure I have a 78rpm of House of Blue Lights somewhere ( not chuck though)
 

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That last album Chuck released just before he died some or most of that was recorded with another guy playing in Chuck's style on the songs and I saw it being sold for £1.99p a month or two ago in either HMV or Fopp Records in London.
 

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I'm sure it's been posted far to many times that I can enumerate.

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Never saw Chuck in Australia , thank f**k for you tube and the BBC gig therein and of course the recent doco from 2018/19 was brilliant
 

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