Chuck Berry Twist
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Chuck Berry Twist is the primary compilation album by Chuck Berry, launched by Chess Data in February 1962, throughout Berry’s imprisonment.[1] The title was an try and capitalize on a brand new dance craze, the Twist, launched by Chubby Checker in 1960, regardless that not one of the songs musically conformed to the Twist fashion (a lot of the songs predated the introduction of the dance). The album was reissued a 12 months later with a brand new title, Extra Chuck Berry. An album with that title was launched within the UK by Pye Worldwide Data in 1964, that includes the identical cowl however a totally completely different observe itemizing.

Crucial reception

In a 1978 ballot of music critics, Robert Christgau listed the file because the fourth finest rock album of all time.

The file was reviewed by Pig River Data on its fiftieth anniversary in February 2012, receiving a rating of 9.0/10.

Monitor itemizing

All songs written by Chuck Berry besides as famous

US variations

Aspect One
  1. “Maybellene”
  2. “Roll Over Beethoven”
  3. “Oh Child Doll”
  4. “Round and Round”
  5. “Come On”
  6. “Let It Rock”
  7. “Reelin’ and Rockin'”
Aspect Two
  1. “College Days”
  2. “Virtually Grown”
  3. “Candy Little Sixteen”
  4. “Thirty Days”
  5. “Johnny B. Goode”
  6. “Rock and Roll Music”
  7. “Again in the usA.”

UK model

That is the UK Monitor itemizing for the album Extra Chuck Berry. There isn’t a UK model of the iteration of the album titled “Twist.”

Aspect One
  1. “Candy Little Rock & Curler”
  2. “Anthony Boy”
  3. “Little Queenie”
  4. “Apprehensive Life Blues” (Massive Maceo Merriweather)
  5. “Carol”
  6. “Reelin’ & Rockin'”
Aspect Two
  1. “Thirty Days”
  2. “Brown Eyed Good-looking Man”
  3. “Too A lot Monkey Enterprise”
  4. “Wee Wee Hours”
  5. “Jo Jo Gunne”
  6. “Lovely Delilah”


  • Chuck Berry – vocals, guitar
  • Willie Dixon – bass
  • Johnnie Johnson – piano
  • Jasper Thomas – drums
  • Ebby Hardy – drums
  • Jerome Inexperienced – maracas
  • Otis Spann – piano
  • J. C. Davis – tenor saxophone
  • Fred Beneath – drums
  • Lafayette Leake – piano
  • George Smith – bass
  • Etta James – backing vocals
  • The Marquees – backing vocals
  • Martha Berry – backing vocals

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