Johnny B. Goode
Release date: 30 November 1994
|"Johnny B. Goode"|
|Single by Chuck Berry|
|from the album Chuck Berry Is on Top|
|B-side||"Around & Around"|
|Released||March 31, 1958|
|Format||7" 45 RPM, 10" 78 RPM|
|Recorded||January 6, 1958 at Chess Studios, Chicago, Illinois|
|Genre||Rock and roll|
|Producer||Little "Bongo" Kraus|
|Chuck Berry singles chronology|
"Johnny B. Goode" is a 1958 rock and roll song written and originally performed by Chuck Berry. The song was a major hit among both black and white audiences peaking at #2 on Billboard magazine's Hot R&B Sides chart and #8 on the Billboard Hot 100.
The song is one of Berry's most famous recordings, has been covered by many artists, and has received several honors and accolades. It is also considered to be one of the most recognizable songs in music history.