Song of the Day #3,211: ‘Rock & Roll Music’ – Chuck Berry

Chuck Berry scored another hit with 1957’s ‘Rock & Roll Music,’ a song that reach #8 on Billboard’s Hot 100.

The track performed even better when covered by The Beach Boys, who took it to #5 in 1976. Their version is slower and, to my ears, vastly inferior to the original. And I say that as a general fan of The Beach Boys. This wouldn’t be the last time the band scored a hit on the shoulders of Chuck Berry (stay tuned).

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