Johnny B. Goode Introduction
About the Song
|Artist||Chuck Berry||Musician(s)||Chuck Berry (vocals, guitar), Lafayette Leake (piano), Willie Dixon (bass), Fred Below (drums)|
|Album||"Johnny B. Goode" (single)|
|Producer(s)||Little "Bongo" Kraus|
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On the Charts"Johnny B. Goode" peaked at #8 on the Billboard Pop Charts.
"Johnny B. Goode" was ranked #1 on Rolling Stone's list of the 100 Greatest Guitar Songs of all time.
The song came in at #7 on Rolling Stone's list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.
Chuck Berry is #6 on Rolling Stone's list of the 100 Greatest Guitar Players of All Time, and #5 on their listing of "The Immortals: The 500 Greatest Artists of All Time."
Berry received a Grammy award for lifetime achievement in 1984, and in 1986 he became one of the early inductees to the Rock N' Roll Hall of Fame, according to this biography.