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Your favourite Chuck Berry number?

Discussion in 'Songs in the key of Gretsch' started by Uncle Daddy, May 13, 2017.

  1. JC higgy

    JC higgy Friend of Fred

    Age:
    46
    Jun 6, 2008
    Belfast Norn Iron
    Too many to choose from,but when i gigged we did, Johnny B.Goode,Roll Over Beethoven,Sweet Little Sixteen and Thirty Days.
     
  2. Gimper

    Gimper Gretschie

    172
    Oct 30, 2016
    Ont, Canada
    I don't really have a favorite... but the songs listed in this thread certainly make for a good playlist :)
     
  3. guitarmike

    guitarmike Gretschie

    178
    Oct 13, 2015
    Montreal
    Ever listened to "Deep Feeling" ?
    Its an instrumental played on a steel guitar by Chuck himself.
    That guy had SOUL.
     
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  5. Butch Ammon

    Butch Ammon Gretschie

    Age:
    56
    168
    Jan 3, 2016
    Richmond, VA
    My favorite Chuck Berry song?

    Every single one that he wrote!!! :D

    Chuck Berry laid down the foundation of rock 'n roll and literally everybody on this planet was influenced by him. Heck, I even nicknamed my school bus "Nadine" after his song over the lyric "...Got on a city bus and found a vacant seat, when I thought I saw my future bride walking down the street. I shouted to the driver, 'Hey conductor, you must slow down, I think I see her, please let me off this bus'. Nadine? Honey is that you?..."
     
  6. audept

    audept I Bleed Orange

    Age:
    69
    Dec 1, 2010
    Sydney, Australia
    "As I was motorvatin' over the hill
    I saw Maybellene in a Coupe de Ville"

    Solid Gold lyrics, no BS and straight to the point.
     
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  7. Pcampbell

    Pcampbell Electromatic

    20
    Feb 26, 2017
    Memphis, Tennessee
    My favorite Chuck Berry song is the first one I ever heard and the only one I knew for a long time (also one that probably wouldn't be on many other people's lists): Almost Grown.
     
  8. afire

    afire Country Gent

    Feb 12, 2009
    Wisconsin
    Great lyrics all over that song. "I was campaign shouting like a Southern diplomat" is a favorite of mine.
     
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