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