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Chuck Berry

Johnny B. Goode (2:41)

Johnny B. Goode is a seminal 1958 rock and roll song by Chuck Berry, ranked by Rolling Stone as the seventh greatest song ever on their list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time, and the best guitar song on their list of the 100 greatest guitar songs of all time.

Written by Berry in 1955, the song is a rock and roll version of the American dream — a poor country boy becomes a star by hard work and inspired guitar…

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Deep down Louisiana close to New Orleans
Way back up in the woods among the evergreens
There stood a log cabin made of earth and wood
Where lived a country boy named Johnny B. Goode

Chuck Berry - Johnny B. Goode Lyrics


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  • Go go!
  • That Chuck Berry dude totally ripped off Marty McFly!
  • >>>>>KLASSE<<<<< :-))
  • Chuck rocked it before anybody else thought to roll it.
  • my dadwill sometimes take his harly and speeds to this song and do donuts in the driveway. i hate the outdoors though and rarely come out. peace love and light. matthew
  • Always Chuck
  • always great to listen to
  • Track number 13 on the album "The Definitive Collection". The track credits from discogs: http://www.discogs.com/Chuck-Berry-The-Definitive-Collection/release/2663755
  • Chuck was already quite famous and used Marvin on some backing vocals early in his career, but Marvin had little if anything to do with Chuck's fame. Marvin's Dad a preacher who use to beat Marvin daily as a child shot him during an argument in 1984 His Dad was given probation for voluntary manslaughter and lived until 1998. Marvin bought the gun he was killed with as present for his Dad.

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