Long Distance Information: Chuck Berry's Recorded Legacy
This amazingly detailed blow-by-blow analysis of every recording Chuck Berry has ever made is now universally acknowledged as the standard reference work on the man known throughout the world as 'Mr. Rock & Roll'. Includes an overview of the man's life and career, his influences, the stories behind his most famous compositions, full session details, listings of all his key US/UK vinyl and CD releases (including track details), TV and film appearances, and much, much more. The author presents this wealth of information and his enlightening critiques of Berry's recordings in a lightweight style tinged with humour that makes for a highly entertaining read. Over 100 illustrations including label shots, vintage ads and previously unpublished photographs.
The Chuck Berry Story
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