Chuck Berry – In London – Limited Edition 180 Gram LP (Special RSD 2019 Edition)

Chuck Berry – In London – Limited Edition 180 Gram LP (Special RSD 2019 Edition)

In the mid-1960’s, Chuck Berry’s career was making a resurgence on the back of The Beatles & The Rolling Stones covering his songs on their early records. Chuck Berry In London (1965) was the answer to that British revival, and it is considered one of his best efforts of that period. This masterpiece contains eight songs recorded in London in early 1965, backed by the UK R&B group The Five Dimensions, plus other tracks belonging to a December 1964 Chicago session with the Jules Blattner Group.

SIDE A:

1. My Little Love-Lights
2. She Once Was Mine
3. After It’s Over
4. I Got A Booking
5. Night Beat
6. His Daughter Caroline
7. You Came A Long Way From St. Louis

SIDE B:

1. St. Louis Blues
2. Jamaica Farewell
3. Dear Dad
4. Butterscotch
5. The Song Of My Love
6. Why Should We End This Way
7. I Want To Be Your Driver

Side One, tracks 1-4 & 7, Side Two, tracks 1, 2 & 6: recorded at PYE Recording Studios, London, UK, January 9 & 31, 1965 with The Five Dimensions.
Side One, track 6 & Side Two, tracks 3-5 & 7: recorded at Chess Studio, Chicago, IL, December 15, 1964 with the Jules Blattner Group.
Side One, track 5: recorded at Chess Studio, Chicago, IL, December 29 or 30, 1957.