Rock 'n' Roll Rarities

Rock 'n' Roll Rarities

by Chuck Berry
     
 
On this follow-up to The Great Twenty-Eight, the songs are familiar, but the versions are not. Delving into the Chess Records archives, producer Steve Hoffman has come up with 20 tracks, many in unreleased or unusual versions. Some are demos, some are stereo recordings of songs usually heard in mono. Hoffman has remixed many of them, bringing up the '50s and

Overview

On this follow-up to The Great Twenty-Eight, the songs are familiar, but the versions are not. Delving into the Chess Records archives, producer Steve Hoffman has come up with 20 tracks, many in unreleased or unusual versions. Some are demos, some are stereo recordings of songs usually heard in mono. Hoffman has remixed many of them, bringing up the '50s and '60s sound quality to near-'80s standard. Start with The Great Twenty-Eight, but come to this collection for interesting new ways to hear the old Berry favorites.

Product Details

Release Date:
07/01/1991
Label:
Mca
UPC:
0076741252121
catalogNumber:
92521

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Chuck Berry   Primary Artist,Electric Guitar,Vocals
Willie Dixon   Bass
Matt "Guitar" Murphy   Guitar
Johnnie Johnson   Piano
Fred Below   Drums
Martha Berry   Track Performer
L.C. Davis   Tenor Saxophone
Lafayette Leake   Piano
Odie Payne   Drums
George "Harmonica" Smith   Bass
Jasper Thomas   Drums
Eddie Hardy   Drums
Chuck Bernard   Bass

Technical Credits

Chuck Berry   Composer
Alan Freed   Composer
Bo Diddley   Composer
Leonard Chess   Engineer
Phil Chess   Engineer
Greg Fulginiti   Engineer
Johnny Marks   Composer
Bob Russell   Composer
Gabriel Luna   Composer
Marvin Brodie   Composer
Steve Hoffman   Producer,Reissue Producer
Miguel Prado   Composer

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