Nadine – Chuck Berry

youtube.com/watch?v=myPzYiTLvK0

Recorded in 1963, just after Chuck got out of jail. Essence of rock and roll. Johnny Johnson (I would guess) on piano here. Johnny was a big and relatively little-known integral part of Chuck’s success. I saw Johnny in NYC some years ago. I closed my eyes when he was playing and saw shimmering diamonds. And yeah, I was stoned. So?

One Response to Nadine – Chuck Berry

  1. Maui Surfer says:

    Johnson gave Berry his start in 1953 when the guitarist was a house painter in St Louis. He hired him for his rhythm and blues band, the Sir John Trio at the Cosmopolitan nightclub, when the saxophonist fell ill.
    https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/1377383/Chuck-Berry-sued-by-ex-pianist.html

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