"Johnny B. Goode" is a famous 1958 rock and roll song by Chuck Berry. It reached #8 on the Billboard pop chart, and remains one of Berry's best known songs.
Written by Berry in 1955, the song is a rock and roll version of the American dream â€” a poor country boy becomes a celebrity by hard work and inspired guitar playing.
The opening guitar riff on "Johnny B. Goode" may be the most famous single riff in rock and roll history. It is essentially a note-for-note copy of the opening single-note solo on Louis Jordan's "Ain't That Just Like a Woman" (1946), played by guitarist Carl Hogan. Charles Edward Anderson -Chuck- Berry (born October 18; 1926 in St. Louis; Missouri) is an American guitarist; singer and songwriter.Chuck Berry is an influential figure and one of the pioneers of rock and roll music. According to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame-s website; -While no individual can be said to.
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