Carol (song)

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"Carol"
Single by Chuck Berry
from the album Chuck Berry Is on Top
B-side "Hey Pedro"
Released 1958
Genre Rock and roll
Label Chess Records
Writer(s) Chuck Berry

"Carol" is a song written by Chuck Berry, first released by him on Chess Records in 1958, with "Hey Pedro" on the B-side.[1]

"Carol" also appeared as the B-side to the "Johnny B. Goode" single on Epic Records.[2] and on his first compilation album, Chuck Berry Is on Top.


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The Rolling Stones version[edit]

"Carol"
7" single cover
Single by The Rolling Stones
from the album The Rolling Stones
Get Yer Ya-Ya's Out!
A-side "I Just Wanna Make Love to You"
Released January 1964 (UK)
Recorded 1964
Genre Rock and roll
Label Decca
Writer(s) Chuck Berry
Producer(s) Andrew Loog Oldham

This song was covered by The Rolling Stones and released on their first album in 1964.

Personnel[edit]

A live version was released on their 1970 album Get Yer Ya-Ya's Out!, with Mick Taylor on lead guitar.

The Beatles version[edit]

The song was covered by the Beatles for a live BBC performance during 1963, this version was released on the 1994 compilation album Live at the BBC.

Personnel[edit]

Other versions[edit]

Several other artists have covered the song, including the Bobby Fuller Four, Charlie Daniels, the Doors, Flamin' Groovies, Peter Gammons, The Yardbirds, Groovie Ghoulies, AC/DC (Live only), the Milkshakes, Jim Miller, Tommy Roe, Doug Sahm, Status Quo, Backbeat Band, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers and Stereo Nation.[3]

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