The Great Twenty-Eight

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The Great Twenty-Eight
Greatest hits album by Chuck Berry
Released 1982
Recorded 1955-1965
Genre Rock and roll
Length 70:00
Label Chess
Producer Leonard Chess, Phil Chess
Chuck Berry chronology
Rock It
(1979)
The Great Twenty-Eight
(1982)
Chess Masters
(1983)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 5/5 stars [1]
MSN Music 5/5 stars [2]
Rolling Stone 5/5 stars [3]
Sputnikmusic 5/5 stars [4]

The Great Twenty-Eight is a greatest hits album by classic rock and roller Chuck Berry, released in 1982. In 2003, the album was ranked number 21 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time, the second highest ranking compilation on the list, after Elvis Presley's The Sun Sessions.

The album draws only from Berry's first 11 years with Chess Records, omitting his post-1965 recordings for the label, including his only No. 1 hit, "My Ding-a-Ling".

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Chuck Berry

No. Title Year Length
1. "Maybellene"   1955 2:18
2. "Thirty Days"   1955 2:24
3. "You Can't Catch Me"   1956 2:42
4. "Too Much Monkey Business"   1956 2:53
5. "Brown Eyed Handsome Man"   1956 2:17
6. "Roll Over Beethoven"   1956 2:23
7. "Havana Moon"   1956 3:05
8. "School Days"   1957 2:40
9. "Rock and Roll Music"   1957 2:30
10. "Oh Baby Doll"   1957 2:33
11. "Reelin' and Rockin'"   1958 3:14
12. "Sweet Little Sixteen"   1958 2:55
13. "Johnny B. Goode"   1958 2:38
14. "Around and Around"   1958 2:35
15. "Carol"   1958 2:46
16. "Beautiful Delilah"   1958 2:08
17. "Memphis"   1959 2:12
18. "Sweet Little Rock and Roller"   1958 2:20
19. "Little Queenie"   1959 2:38
20. "Almost Grown"   1959 2:19
21. "Back in the U.S.A."   1959 2:25
22. "Let It Rock"   1960 1:50
23. "Bye Bye Johnny"   1960 2:03
24. "I'm Talking About You"   1961 1:48
25. "Come On"   1961 1:50
26. "Nadine (Is It You?)"   1964 2:30
27. "No Particular Place to Go"   1964 2:44
28. "I Want to Be Your Driver" (from Chuck Berry in London) 1965 2:15
Total length:
70:00

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