Recording Date

February 17, 1959 Chess Studios, Chicago, IL

Alternate Versions Of This Recording

Recording Time Artist Type Year
Almost Grown [Take 14] 2:35 Chuck Berry Studio 1959
Almost Grown [Take 28] 2:55 Chuck Berry Studio 1959

Recording Credits

Producer Leonard Chess, Phil Chess
Lead Vocals Chuck Berry
Guitar Solo Chuck Berry
Piano Solo Johnnie Johnson
Vocal Accompaniment Harvey & The Moonglows
Background Vocals Harvey Fuqua, Marvin Gaye, James Nolan, Reese Palmer, Chuck Barksdale, Chester Simmons, Etta James
Guitar Chuck Berry
Bass Willie Dixon
Piano Johnnie Johnson
Drums Fred Below

Appears On

Release Artist Released
Chuck Berry Is On Top Chuck Berry July, 1959
Johnny B. Goode | His Complete '50s Chess Recordings Chuck Berry February 19, 2008

Session Details

Recording done