Rock & Roll Music-Any Old Way You Choose It
- (Germany - Import, 16PC)
- Artist: Chuck Berry
- Format: CD
- Release Date:10/28/2014
EU-only 16 CD box set from one of the true architects of Rock 'n' Roll. Subtitled THE COMPLETE STUDIO RECORDINGS, this box contains 16 CD with two hardcover books in a clothbound slipcase. The Bear Family label wanted to do the ultimate Chuck Berry compilation, containing: every single and LP track, starting with a rare pre-Chess single from 1954, all the celebrated and legendary Chess singles and album cuts from 1955 to 1966 and from 1969 to 1974 and all the Mercury recordings, and the Atco album and here it is!. Every surviving alternate take is included as well. Classic live recordings from 1956 to 1972. Includes an exclusive introduction by Sir Paul McCartney! Also features many previously unseen images of Chuck performing in St. Louis and hanging out with friends and family. In these images, Chuck is unguarded and relaxed. We also see him performing at blues nightspots in and around St. Louis before he was famous. These photos will open your eyes to Chuck Berry as you've never seen him.