Wednesday, 17 May 2017

The Chuck Berry Story - 5. Episode 5

THE CHUCK BERRY STORY - 5. EPISODE 5 (320kbs-m4a/62mb/27mins)
BBC Radio 6 Music broadcast: 25th 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.

This fifth episode explores the influence of Berry on key British acts of the mid-60s, including the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, the Kinks and the Animals.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in 2003.

Chuck Berry - Go Go Go [Chess]
The Beatles - Memphis Tennessee [Apple]
The Animals - Around And Around [See For Miles]
Chuck Berry - Around And Around [Music Club]
The Rolling Stones - Around And Around [Decca]
Chuck Berry - You Can't Catch Me [MCA]
The Rolling Stones - Come On [ABKCO]
The Beach Boys - Surfin' U.S.A [EMP]
Chuck Berry - Sweet Little Sixteen [Chess]
The Beach Boys - Fun Fun Fun [Capitol]
Bo Diddley & Chuck Berry - Bo's Beat [Checker]
Chuck Berry - Maybelline [Chess]
Chuck Berry - Big Ben [Pye International]
Chuck Berry - Beautiful Delilah [Charly]
Chuck Berry - Still Got The Blues [Chess]
Chuck Berry - Sweet Little Rock And Roller

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