Chuck Berry’s ‘St. Louis to Liverpool’

Chuck Berry’s ‘St. Louis to Liverpool’ is an album (released in November 1964) that Berry recorded after 20 months in prison.

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Track Listing : 1.Little Marie (Chuck Berry) – 02:37 . 2.Our Little Rendezvous (Chuck Berry) – 02:03 . 3.No Particular Place To Go (Chuck Berry) – 02:44 . 4.You Two (Chuck Berry) – 02:11 . 5.Promised Land (Chuck Berry) – 02:24 . 6.You Never Can Tell (Chuck Berry) – 02:43 . 7.Go Bobby Soxer (Chuck Berry) – 02:59 . 8.Things I Used To Do (Eddie Jones) (Chuck Berry) – 02:42 . 9.Liverpool Drive (Chuck Berry) – 02:56 . 10.Night Beat (Chuck Berry) – 02:46 . 11.Merry Christmas Baby (Lou Baxter, Johnny Moore) – 03:14 . 12.Brenda Lee (Chuck Berry) – 02:15

Musicians : Chuck Berry — Vocals, Guitars . Matt “Guitar” Murphy — Electric Guitar On (2) . Johnnie Johnson — Piano On (2 – 6 – 8 – 11) . Lafayette Leake — Piano On (5 – 10 – 12) . Paul Williams — Piano On (3 – 4 – 9) . Willie Dixon — Bass On (2 – 5 -10 – 11 – 12) . Odie Payne — Drums . Fred Below — Drums On (10 – 11) . Ebby Hardy Or Jaspar Thomas — Drums On (2) . Leroy C. Davis — Tenor Saxophone On (2 – 6) . James Robinson — Tenor Saxophone On(6)

Production : Produced By Leonard Chess, Philip Chess

Recorded December 1957–August 1964 At Chess Studios, Chicago.

Released In November 1964 By Chess.

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All About Jazz
St. Louis to Liverpool proved that while The Beatles changed the face of rock, they didn’t close the door on Berry. […]

PopMatters
Berry should have better left album-making to the little boys from the Liverpool of his record’s title, while he focused on his incredible ability simply to churn out hit song after hit song. […]

Wilson & Alroy’s Record Reviews
As usual, he stretches most on the instrumentals: “Liverpool Drive” has some manic soloing though the title seems purely inspired by marketing rather than any audible Mop Top influence; […]

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