Chuck Berry & John Lennon
Charles Edward Anderson Chuck Berry (born October 18, 1926) is an American guitarist, singer and songwriter, and one of the pioneers of Rock And Roll music. John Winston Lennon (9 October 1940 – 8 December 1980) was an English musician and singer-songwriter who rose to worldwide fame as one of the founding members of The Beatles, one of the most commercially successful and critically acclaimed acts in the history of popular music. /5
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It seems rather apt to play John Lennon and Chuck Berry doing there thing.
Our quote of the day is from John Lennon, on Rock And Roll icon Chuck Berry
Sunday Cinema: Watch musical icons Chuck Berry and John Lennon perform together + sit for interview in 1972
Ant: This is so great... John Lennon meeting his idol Chuck Berry and backing him up on The Mike Douglas Show!
Today's Sunday Cinema looks at the night John Lennon met Chuck Berry in 1972
John Lennon said it best..."If you tried to give Rock And Roll another name, you might call it 'Chuck Berry'."
Chuck Berry and John Lennon singing Johnny B. Goode. Rest with the angels.
"If you had to give Rock 'n' Roll another name, you might call it Chuck Berry". John Lennon (with Chuck Berry). Mike Douglas…
Celebrated his 90th birthday with a new album!. Chuck Berry & John Lennon / Johnny B Good.
I feel so honored to have been in the same room as Jack Douglas (Grammy winning producer) whose worked w/John Lennon, Aerosmith, Chuck Berry
GreatRockLyrics: Video of the day. Chuck Berry is joined by John Lennon to perform Johnny B. Goode live from 1972.
Less surprising, but just as fun, John Lennon with Chuck Berry
This Day in Music- 44 yrs ago this wk on Mike Douglas Show-John Lennon and Chuck Berry - Johnny B Goode via
This is gold - comedian Bill Burr narrating a video of John Lennon playing with Chuck Berry:
- 1972 - John Lennon performs with Chuck Berry on
"John Lennon & Chuck Berry, 1972 Go, go Johnny, go, go, go! B Goode!
To those numbers (Ahhh. John Lennon always felt like he was a guest in Chuck Berry's house too.
John Lennon looks so happy to be playing with Chuck Berry omfg
I showed my dad a video of John Lennon and Chuck Berry performing a song together and he got so happy because he digs them both
the music in photographs. John Lennon & Chuck Berry, 1972
Chuck Berry and John Lennon on the Mike Douglas Show from February 1972!
Rock And Roll Revival, Toronto show in 1969 with John Lennon, Chuck Berry, Bo Diddley, Jerry Lee Lewis and Little Richard.
Macrobiotic cooking with John Lennon and Chuck Berry: via
Chuck Berry and John Lennon, Johnny B Goode. - wow on many levels.
She did that back in a John Lennon / Chuck Berry video. She thinks that sound she makes is good. It is not. It is awful :P
Today In Oldies Music History: August 29 -- Births 1920: Charlie "Bird" Parker 1924: Dinah Washington 1942: Sterling Morrison (The Velvet Underground) 1943: *** Halligan (Blood, Sweat and Tears) 1945: Chris Copping (Procol Harum) 1953: Rick Downey (Blue Oyster Cult) 1958: Michael Jackson Deaths 1976: Jimmy Reed 1998: Charlie Feathers 2006: "Jumpin'" Gene Simmons Events 1958: The first of Alan Freed's Big Beat revues is held at Brooklyn, New York's Fox Theatre, featuring Chuck Berry, Billy Haley and his Comets, Frankie Avalon, The Elegants, Bobby Freeman, and Jimmy Clanton. 1959: When the Les Stewart Quartet breaks up just before its opening-night gig at the new Liverpool hotspot the Casbah, Quartet guitarist George Harrison recommends local skiffle group the Quarrymen, on the verge of breaking up and down to two members: John Lennon and Paul Mccartney. Harrison joins the group, which still has no drummer, that night. 1962: Elvis' tenth movie, Kid Galahad, opens in US theaters, featuring the King as an am ...
Today In Oldies Music History: May 30 -- Births 1909: Benny Goodman 1944: Lenny Davidson (Dave Clark Five) Deaths 1972: John Ryanes (The Monotones) 1980: Carl Radle (Derek and the Dominoes) 1993: Sun Ra 2003: Mickie Most Events 1966: University of New Brunswick student Anne Murray catches her first big break when the producers of the CBC-TV variety show Singalong Jubilee, for whom she'd auditioned two years earlier, offer her a weekly contract on the program. 1966: Dolly Parton marries her first and only husband, Carl Dean, in Ringgold, GA. 1969: The Beatles' latest single, John Lennon's autobiographical "The Ballad Of John And Yoko," is immediately banned at many radio stations in America due to its supposedly blasphemous lines "Christ, you know it ain't easy / You know how hard it can be / The way things are going / They're gonna crucify me." Some DJs create homemade versions of the song with the word "Christ" reversed, so as to defuse the controversy. 1972: Roxy Music make their stage debut at The Grea ...
A very rare version of Johny B Good, by John Lennon and Chuck Berry. Thanks for the 1.5M views
Music History For 10th May 1960, The Silver Beetles (John Lennon, Paul Mccartney, George Harrison, Stuart Sutcliffe, and Tommy Moore) auditioned for promoter Larry Parnes and singer Billy Fury for a job as Fury's backing group. Parnes was also looking for backing groups for his lesser-known acts, and The Silver Beetles were selected as backing group for singer Johnny Gentle's upcoming tour of Scotland. The group had changed its name from 'The Beatals' to 'The Silver Beetles' after Brian Casser (of Cass and the Cassanovas) remarked that the name 'Beatals' was "ridiculous". He suggested they use the name 'Long John and the Silver Beetles', but John Lennon refused to be referred to as 'Long John'. 1963, The Rolling Stones recorded the Chuck Berry song 'Come On', at Olympic Studios, London. This the bands first release was issued on the 7th June 1963 by Decca Records. 1964, Bob Dylan arrived in Britain for his first major UK tour including a show at London's Royal Festival Hall on the 17th of this month. 1965 ...
March 28th: On this Day 1958, Buddy Holly kicked off the first night of a 43 date tour at Brooklyn Paramount Theatre in Brooklyn, New York. The Alan Freed’s Big Beat Show also featured Jerry Lee Lewis, Chuck Berry, Frankie Lymon, The Diamonds, Billy Ford, Danny & The Juniors, The Chantels, Larry Williams, Screaming Jay Hawkins, The Pastels, Jo-Ann Campbell and Ed Townsend. On most days the acts played two shows. 1964, Madame Tussauds, London unveiled the wax works images of The Beatles, the first pop stars to be honoured. 1964, Radio Caroline started broadcasting from the former Danish ferry 'Fredericia' in the North Sea off the coast of England. 1967, Working on sessions for the new Beatles album Sgt Pepper at Abbey Road Studios in London, John Lennon recorded his lead vocal for ‘Good Morning Good Morning’, and Paul Mccartney added a lead guitar solo to the track. Lennon had decided he wanted to end the song with animal sound effects, and asked that they be sequenced in such a way that each success ...
The Weekend Express on the Fox, moving towards 7 and time for Zander with the Rockin' 70's. Out of the hour with Long John Baldry-Don't Try To Lay No Boogie.after 6 two more from Roger and the Who, Long Live Rock and I Can't Explain, Chuck Berry with a 50's gem, Talking Heads and Tommy Bolin. Music from John Lennon, the Meat Puppets and Robin Trower-Long Misty Days...Black Crowes, the Stones and a birthday request for Birthday from the Beatles and done with two from Dark Side Of The Moon released on this day a million years ago. Back to do it again Sunday afternoon at 3.
Born today in 1943: George Harrison, lead guitarist for The Beatles. Although John Lennon and Paul Mccartney were the band's primary songwriters, most of their albums included at least one Harrison composition, including "While My Guitar Gently Weeps", "Here Comes the Sun" and "Something", which became the Beatles' second-most-covered song. Harrison's earliest musical influences included Big Bill Broonzy, George Formby and Django Reinhardt; Chet Atkins, Chuck Berry and Ry Cooder were significant later influences. By 1965 he had begun to lead the Beatles into folk rock through his interest in the Byrds and Bob Dylan, and towards Indian Classical Music through his use of the sitar on "Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)". After the band's break-up in 1970, Harrison released the triple album All Things Must Pass, from which two hit singles originated. He also organized the 1971 Concert for Bangladesh with Ravi Shankar, a precursor for later benefit concerts such as Live Aid. Harrison was a music and film pr ...
1972 - John Lennon performs with Chuck Berry on The...
15th February 1975 : Capitol Records rushes to release John Lennon's Rock And Roll album after a much shabbier version, called Roots, had begun to be marketed on late-night television. Roots was music exec Morris Levy's version of the "oldies" sessions, which Lennon was court-ordered to undertake as payment for a Chuck Berry line John used in the Beatles' "Come Together." (Levy's copyright was judged to have been infringed by the line "Here come old flat-top, he come groovin' up slowly.")
Also on February 16: On this day in 1972, Chuck Berry appeared on the Mike Douglas Show with John Lennon.
February 14, 1972 John Lennon and Yoko Ono begin a week long stint as guest hosts on US TV's Mike Douglas Show. For the next five days the pair will welcome the likes of Chuck Berry, The Chambers Brothers, activist Ralph Nader, comedian Louis Nye and the US Surgeon General.
THIS DAY IN ROCK February 4th: Queen, Electric Light Orchestra, SRV, John Densmore and more ... On This Day in Rock … 1968: Billed as 'Tour 60 cities in 66 Days', The Jimi Hendrix Experience appeared at the Winterland in San Francisco. 1968: Working at Abbey Road Studios, London, The Beatles recorded 'Across the Universe'. John and Paul decided the song needed some falsetto harmonies so they invited two girl fans into the studio to sing on the song. The two were Lizzie Bravo, a 16-year-old Brazilian living near Abbey Road and 17-year-old Londoner Gayleen Pease. 1970: John Lennon and Yoko Ono donated their hair for an auction in aid of the Black Power movement. 1977: American Bandstand celebrates its 25th anniversary with a TV special. Among the acts that play the event are Gregg Allman, Chuck Berry, Charlie Daniels and Booker T. & the MG's. 1978: 'We Are The Champions' by Queen peaks at Number Four on the pop chart, where it stays for four weeks. 1978: Talking Heads plus special guests Dire Straits appe ...
This Day In Music. 1966, The Jimi Hendrix Experience made their UK live debut at the Bag O'Nails Club, London, where they played using the clubs DJ booth. Eric Clapton, Pete Townshend, The Beatles, *** Jagger, Brian Jones, Jeff Beck, Jimmy Page, The Hollies, and The Small Faces would all hang out at the club. 1968, The Beatles (known as The White Album), was released in the US. Notable for the eclectic nature of its songs, the album has sold over 30 million copies worldwide, and was listed at No.10 on Rolling Stone's "500 Greatest Albums of All Time" list. The album features: 'Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da', 'Dear Prudence', 'Helter Skelter', 'Blackbird' 'Back In The USSR' and George Harrisons 'While My Guitar Gently Weeps'. The album spent 101 weeks on the US chart peaking at No.1. 1969, John Lennon returned his MBE to The Queen on the grounds of the UK's involvement in the Nigeria Biafra war, America in Vietnam, and against his latest single 'Cold Turkey' slipping down the charts. 1972, Chuck Berry was at No.1 on ...
John Lennon, Chuck Berry & Yoko Ono. You can see why they call the "band breaker". The comments are the best.
October 31st: On this Day 1952, Pianist Johnnie Johnson hired 26 year old Chuck Berry as a guitarist in his band. While playing evening gigs in the St. Louis area, Berry kept his day job as a hairdresser for the next three years. 1954, Vera Lynn was at No.1 on the UK Singles Chart with 'My Son, My Son.' The singers only No.1 hit. Lynn who had three songs in the first ever Top 12 in 1952 was known as the "Forces Sweetheart" during World War II. 1959, The Quarry Men decided to change their name to Johnny and the Moondogs. The band were in Liverpool auditioning for the Carrol Levis show. The Quarry Men featured John Lennon, Paul Mccartney and George Harrison. 1964, The Supremes started a four week run at No.1 on the US Singles Chart with 'Baby Love', the group's second of five consecutive US No.1's. The group were formally known as the five piece group The Primettes. 1964, Ray Charles was arrested by Logan Airport customs officials in Boston and charged with possession of heroin. This was his third drug char ...
I keep telling myself that one day we'll realize this was for the best,Chuck Berry', ~John Lennon | RT
Happy Birthday Chuck Berry "if you would give Rock And Roll another name it should be Chuck Berry" John Lennon
Oh yeah, I almost forgot. It made me very happy seeing John Lennon and his idol, Chuck Berry, play together a bit before his Lennon's death.
TRIVIA: Whose name did John Lennon use as a substitute for "Rock And Roll"? ANSWER:
TOP 10 FAVORITE GUITARISTS Choosing 10 guitarists is like asking an art lover to pick 10 paintings or a chef to pick 10 foods, it's hard. There are so many great guitarists out there. I'm choosing my 10 favorite. They may not be the fastest shredders, but they have stage presence, stamina, can smoke most others on the guitar and have created or rewritten history with their awesomeness. Since there are usually 10 guitarists for every band, counting down only 10 overall is no small feat. Chances are, some of your favorites will be left out. I will be mainly focusing on the older guitarists, as this is my list and I can do whatever I want. Honorable mention: Nancy Wilson, Steve Vai, Ace Frehley, Buckethead, Jeff Beck, Kurt Cobain, John Fruciante, Dave Navarro, Hillel Slovak & James Iha More honorable mentions: Chuck Berry, Keith Richards, Pete Townshed, John Lennon, Joe Sartiani, Steve Vai & Peter Frampton *please ignore anything after the list has been finshed, my phone keeps messing up* 10.) Carlos Santana ...
This Day In Music! May 31 1917 - The first jazz record, "Dark Town Strutters' Ball," was released. 1941 - The first issue of "Parade: The Weekly Picture Newspaper" went on sale. 1956 - Buddy Holly was inspired to write "That'll Be the Day" after he saw the John Wayne movie "The Searchers." 1958 - *** Dale performed "Let's Go Trippin'" at the Rendezvous Ballroom in Balboa, CA. 1961 - Chuck Berry opened Berry Park, a 30 acre amusement park in Wentzville, MO. 1964 - The Dave Clark Five appeared on "The Ed Sullivan Show" for the first of 11 appearances. 1969 - Stevie Wonder’s "My Cherie Amour" was released. 1969 - John Lennon and Yoko Ono recorded "Give Peace a Chance" during their Montreal bed-in. 1969 - The Rolling Stones recorded "Honky Tonk Women." 1975 - The Eagles released "One Of These Nights." 1976 - The Who played at the Charlton Athletic Grounds in England and make the Guinness Book of World Records as the loudest rock band ever. Their set measured 76,000 watts and 120 decibels. 1977 - Emerson, L ...
Nice clip of Yoko Ono ruining a performance of Chuck Berry and John Lennon signing "Memphis" at 1:19! *** ?
Thanks to Sam Cooke, Chuck Berry, Aretha Franklin, John Lennon, Gene Pitney and all the rest who helped make this a great start to the day
Chuck Berry performing Johnny B. Goode with John Lennon is so great
Music History for March 1 -- from Mary Landers 1928 - Paul Whiteman and his orchestra recorded "Ol' Man River." 1941 - The first FM Radio station opened in Nashville, Tenn. 1956 - The Fats Domino album "Rock And Rollin' With Fats Domino" was released on the Imperial Label. 1957 - The Everly Brothers signed with Cadence Records and then recorded "Bye Bye Love." 1957 - Chuck Berry released "School Days" on Chess Records. It became his biggest hit to date. 1958 - Buddy Holly & the Crickets opened their only British tour in London. 1963 - Gerry & the Pacemakers released their first British single, "How Do You Do It." 1968 - Johnny Cash and June Carter were married. 1968 - Elton John's first single, "I've Been Loving You," was released in England. 1972 - John Lennon was granted an extension on his American work visa. Lennon then began recording "Sometime in New York City." 1973 - The Robert Joffrey Dance Company opened the presentation "Deuce Coupe Ballet". The show was based on the music of the Beach Boys. 19 ...
1959 : Following the tragic plane crash that claimed the lives of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and The Big Bopper the night before, Frankie Avalon and Jimmy Clanton take over the headlining spots on the "Winter Dance Party" tour. 1974 : John Lennon begins his "Lost Weekend," which lasts 18 months. Separating from Yoko, he goes on an extended bender, often joined by his friend Harry Nilsson. 1977 : ABC's American Bandstand rock show celebrates its 25th anniversary on the air with a primetime special. On it, Clark introduces for the first time his concept of an "All-Star Band," in which Chuck Berry, Seals and Croft, Greg Allman, Junior Walker, Johnny Rivers, The Pointer Sisters, Charlie Daniels, Doc Severinsen, Les Mccann, Donald Byrd, Chuck Mangione and most of Booker T. & the MG's jam on Roll Over Beethoven. 1999 : In a daring move, Rykodisc becomes the first music label to give its stamp of approval to MP3, the controversial Internet-based music distribution format that struck fear into the hearts of man ...
John Lennon stole Come Together from Chuck Berry! Say it! Oh and by the way Graham, I just texted your old
Fair enough then, I guess. But, I don't hate her. I do resent how she messed up John Lennon and Chuck Berry's performance though.
Rock And Roll was, apparently, dead by the end of the '60s. So much so that legendary performers like John Lennon, Alice Cooper, The Doors, Chuck Berry, and Little Richard needed a special benefit concert to boost its fortunes. Enter "Rock And Roll Revival," a special one-day concert held at...
This is some background info on our artist for thursday night, Don Barry! All the way from Ireland, we bring to you the new Don in town, Don Barry. He has a strong voice and funky moves. He’s played venues all over Lebanon and by that we mean from obscure pubs in small towns in the mountains to the hipest venues in Beirut. He’ll be rocking Blackrock this Thursday with the best of blues, Rock And Roll and also some of your favourites from previous decades. If you like your U2, Rolling Stones, James Brown, Hendrix, Bob Dylan, The Doors, Guns'n'Roses, Chilli Peppers, Oasis, John Lennon, Jack White, Paulo Nutini, Chuck Berry, Classic Blues and more. Then this is a night you don’t want to miss! Don't miss out on a fun and entertaining night this Thursday at BlackRock!
John Lennon performing with his idol Chuck Berry on The Mike Douglas Show :)
XMAS STEW -Bowie did a duet with Bing Crosby, now Rod Stewart has an album of Christmas songs some of which Bing might have sang ! Couldn't imagine Bing being the singer for the Faces ! Bob Dylan has already done covers of Xmas songs. *** Jagger had turned down a role in the musical Annie, many years ago. He said he couldn't imagine being in such. Hope he sticks to his guns and won't do Christmas covers, unless they are Chuck Berry's Run Rudolph Run, already covered by Keith Richards, and John Lennon's Happy Xmas (War iIs Over). Wonder if Rockin' Robin's on Stewart album ? Ha ha. Maggie May must be turning in her grave, poor old bird.
Bo Diddley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Chuck Berry, Little Richard are great but John Lennon is greater than all of them.
In Leningrad, I met a man, no longer young, named Kolya Vasyn. He was a genuine dissident in the Brezhnev years, but his dissidence consisted of his worship not of Jefferson or Mill, but of Chuck Berry, Keith Richards, and above all John Lennon. "Lots of things can liberate people," he told me as we listened to a tape of the white album. "For me it was the freedom in John Lennon's voice." Since the early sixties, he and his friends had been collecting pirated tapes of Western Rock And Roll and listening to them with furtive pleasure and a sense of revelation as the intellectuals who read Sakharov in onionskin underground editions in one night-long sitting. He told me that when he first started listening to Rock And Roll, it was impossible to get records and it was before the era when audio cassettes were easy to find. "We had friends who worked in the medical clinics and they would steal used X rays," Kolya said. "Some would have a primitive record-making machine and you would copy the music by cutting gr ...
John Lennon once said: If you had to rename Rock 'N roll, you can call it 'Chuck Berry'.
This Day In Music! October 8 1956 - The show "Lawrence Welk’s Top Tunes and New Talent" debuted. 1957 - Jerry Lee Lewis recorded the song "Great Balls Of Fire." 1968 - Cass Elliot debuted as a solo act in Las Vegas, NV. She cancelled the two-week gig after one show because of tonsillitis and lack of rehearsal. 1971 - "Imagine" was recorded by John Lennon. 1977 - Billy Joel released his album "The Stranger." 1980 - Bob Marley collapsed onstage during a show in Pittsburgh, PA. It was the last show he would ever perform. He died seven months later of cancer. 1980 - Prince released the album "Dirty Mind". 1984 - Anne Murray won the Country Music Association’s Album of the Year Award for "A Little Good News". Murray was the first woman to achieve this award. 1987 - Chuck Berry was given a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. 1987 - The Chuck Berry biographical film "Hail, Hail Rock & Roll" premiered. 1988 - Keith Richards appeared as a musical guest on "Saturday Night Live." 1992 - The U.S. Postal Service a ...
Song of the Day: You Can't Catch Me John Lennon 1975 Classic version from John of the Chuck Berry track that led to John's R & Roll LP.
One last reminder before I remind you again later ! ( huh ? ) Poppa Mahjama Reunion tonight at The Cambridge Inn ! CAMBRIDGE INN, 19 Summerhill Road, Spotswood, NJ Poppa Mahjama is a really cool band I used to play with for many years and I am really excited to play with them again. Jimmy Toscano ( awesome lead vocals and guitar ) For you who might have seen him at Roy's party, Jimmy is the lead singer for The Spider Monkeys. Gary Van Scyoc ( killer bass ) Besides being my good friend, Gary, for you who may not know, is the legendary bassist from Elephants Memory Band who played with John Lennon at Madison Square Garden in 1972 He has also played with the likes of *** Jagger, Paul Simon, Stevie Wonder, Jerry Garcia, Jimi Hendrix, Chuck Berry, Bo Didly, and many others.in other words " AMAZING " Lou Peto ( kick *** drums'so I heard...I have never met him yet ! But a lot of friends say he is great ! Tommy Aboussleman ( lead guitar ) Tommy ? Well.he gets to play with these guys !!! I hope you enjoyed my li ...
Sunday September 23 2012: Hey you big dummy, don't miss this weeks show spotlighting 1972. Load up the junk on the truck Lamont and turn on the radio locked on 91.7 fm WSUW from 1-4 pm in Southern Wisconsin for the music of Argent, Elton John, Hot Butter, Alice Cooper, Chuck Berry, The Raspberrys, Ringo, Harry Nilsson, The Dramatics, John Lennon, Gilbert O'Sullivan and many more. In the first hour of the show we spotlight The Zombies. The brain eating intellectual band who had their first big hit with "She's Not There" in 1964. Assuming that the live streaming is up and running you can catch the show anywhere in the World on the web at from 1-4 pm central, 2-5 pm eastern, 11-2 pm pacific and 7-10 pm in Merry England. Happy Krishna, War Is Over.
Was listening to the "My top rated" playlist on random. An interesting juxtaposition: Bruce Springsteen's Thunder Road to Herbert von Karajan's interpretation of Beethoven's 9th symphony, Chuck Berry's You Never Can Tell and the greatest modern song ever recorded, John Lennon's For No-one (there's no point in arguing, saying there's a better one, you're wrong :-). That song expresses feelings most of us will have felt at least once in our lives, usually when we were younger. But the way Lennon said it was pure genius ... And in her eyes you see nothing, no sign of love... When my kids were teenagers we used to play it over and over again in the car as they came to realise that there was music that could touch your soul better than the modern stuff their friends played. Much to the chagrin of Peta who doesn't really like the Beatles. And the middle 8 is Dennis Clift playing a Bach trumpet! What on earth gave Lennon that idea? Or maybe it was George Martin. Who really cares? It's truly superb. Some people ...
Whiskey Howl, Bo Diddley, Chicago, Junior Walker and the All Stars, Tony Joe White, Alice Cooper, Chuck Berry, Cat Mother and the All Night News Boys, Jerry Lee Lewis, Gene Vincent, Little Richard, Doug Kershaw, The Doors and John Lennon and The Plastic Ono Band. September 13, 1969 A great concert and then off to the Bod Pod in Yorkville afterwards. Was it Satan's Choice or the Vagabonds that escorted Jim Morrison to the stage?
Flashback: John Lennon and Chuck Berry Jam on 'Johnny B. Goode' - In February of 1972, John...
John Lennon with Chuck Berry should be good. Ewph. Yoko doesn't help.
From Dizzy Gillespie to Ray Charles to Chuck Berry to John Lennon to Snoop Dogg, shape our sonic lives.
John Lennon, Marilyn Manson, Johnny Cash, Eminem, Ted Nugent, Angus Young, and Chuck Berry. I admire the *** out of these people because they say what they want to say when they want to say it when it needs to be said and they have the balls to say it without fear of what people will think. It taught me to believe and stand up for myself, and I have always prided myself on that. I am whatever you say I am, if I wasnt then why would I say I am? i guess that's just the way that I am
Video of the day! John Lennon and Chuck Berry team up to do Johnny B Goode live! Courtesy of
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Early Beatles here, from March 1962, on the BBC. I've always liked the quaint phrasing--"John Lennon takes the vocal lead." And that he does. It's remarkable how assured they sound here, covering songs by Chuck Berry, Roy Orbison, and the Marvelettes. The singing is so accomplished. Listen to the total poise and confidence in Lennon's voice when he enters at :17. This is a Chuck Berry number we're talking about, and these English white kids out r'n'b one of rock's classic r'n'b men. To give you an idea of how early this is, "Love Me Do" wouldn't come out until October '62; the band's debut, Please Please Me, wouldn't be recorded until February '63. Good stuff. The BBC recordings will play a significant role in this Beatles book I'm looking to do. What a repository. There are some days that, were I given the choice to have only the Beatles BBC recordings exist in the world, or the studio LPs, I'd wave goodbye to the latter. You cannot know the Beatles until you have immersed yourself in the work they did f ...
My uncle was John Lennon. My grandfather was Chuck Berry.
"If Rock 'n' Roll had another name it would be Chuck Berry!" -- John Lennon
Today in Music History, May 16th...(1960) Billboard Magazine reported that Barry Gordy Jr, was preparing to start his own record label...(1965) The Rolling Stones appeared along with Chuck Berry on the TV show "Hollywood A-Go-Go"...(1969) John Lennon declared 'an inadmissible immigration to the "USA", Jefferson Airplane's...Jack Cassidy was busted in New orleans for possession of marijuana and the "Who's", Peter Townshend's spent the night in a New York City jail after assaulting NYC plainclothesman, that had run on stage to alert the audience that the grocery store next to the theatre was on fire. Townshend thinking the the cop was just a member of the audience kicked him off the stage. The audience refused to believe that the theater was in serious danger of burning down and didn't leave the Fillmore East until Townshend was dragged off the stage...(1972) The documentary of the Fillmore West's last days, "Fillmore" was premiered in New York City... (1977) No one paid much attention when ex-Spooky Toot ...
John Lennon was quoted as saying: "If there was another word to use to describe Rock n' Roll, it would be Chuck Berry!"
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