Best Chuck Berry Songs – Top 10 All-Time
Chuck Berry is an American (Missouri) pioneer of rock and roll music. Berry brought rhythm and blues overtones into the rock style. He was known for his guitar riffs and showmanship – particularly his one-legged hop routine. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame opened in 1986 and Berry was one of their opening inductees. Rolling Stone has always ranked Berry near the top of all greatest rock artists of all-time.
Chuck Berry first showed the world his music on the album After School Session. The song Nadine became Chuck Berry’s first popular hit and peaked at #23 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Best Chuck Berry Songs
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Chuck Berry song list curated by Matthew Campbell
7. My Ding-A-Ling
Released in 1972
On Album The London Chuck Berry Sessions
A novelty song telling a story of a singer receiving a toy consisting of “silver bells hanging on a string”. Interesting to note that the song is Berry’s highest-charting single.
5. Run Rudolph Run
Released in 1958
The song was released as a Christmas single and has been featured in several Christmas themes moves such as Home Alone.
3. Roll Over Beethoven
Released in 1956
On Album After School Session
It is assumed that Berry wrote the song in response to his sister Lucy always using the family piano to play classical music when he wanted to play popular music.
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