Sunday, 14 May 2017

The Chuck Berry Story - 2. Episode 2

THE CHUCK BERRY STORY - 2. EPISODE 2 (320kbs-m4a/62mb/27mins)
BBC Radio 6 Music broadcast: 19th April 2017

Chuck Berry, who died on 18th March 2017 aged 90, was a pioneering and highly influential singer, songwriter and guitarist. Known as the Shakespeare of rock 'n' roll, he was also one of its founding fathers. There's another chance to hear a 6-part series first broadcast in 2003, presented by Who vocalist and Berry fan, Roger Daltrey.

Part 2 recalls Chuck's upbringing in St Louis, Missouri, a rare recording of the Cubans, a few of his greatest "car" songs and Maybellene. First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in 2003.

Chuck Berry - Johnny B Goode [Sanctuary]
Chuck Berry - St. Louis Blues
Louis Jordan - Ain't That Just Like A Woman [Coolnote]
Tommy Dorsey Orchestra - Boogie Woogie [MCA Coral]
Chuck Berry - My Mustang Ford [Chess]
Chuck Berry - I Want To Be Your Driver [Chess]
Chuck Berry - No Particular Place To Go [Telstar]
Chuck Berry - You Can't Catch Me [MCA]
Chuck Berry - Jaguar And Thunderbird [MCA]
Chuck Berry - Thirty Days [Chess]
Chuck Berry - Blue Feeling [Chess]
Chuck Berry - Oh Maria [Bear Family]
Muddy Waters - I Got My Mojo Working [Chess]
Chuck Berry - Wee Wee Hours [Ace]
Bob Wills - Ida Red [Flame]
Chuck Berry - Maybelline [Chess]
Nat King Cole - Calypso Blues [Capitol]

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