Come On (Chuck Berry song)

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"Come On"
Cover of the 1961 US single
Single by Chuck Berry
A-side "Go Go Go"
Released October 1961 (1961-10)
Format 7"
Recorded 1961
Genre Rock and roll
Length 1:53
Label Chess
Writer(s) Chuck Berry
Chuck Berry singles chronology
"I'm Talking about You"
(1961)
"Come On"
(1961)
"Nadine"
(1964)

"Come On" is a song written and first released by Chuck Berry in 1961. It has been extensively covered and versioned by a large number of bands since its release. "Come On" failed to chart in the US Top 100, but B-Side "Go Go Go" reached #38 on UK charts.

Personnel[edit]

According to the liner notes from the Berry compilation album The Great Twenty-Eight, the performers on the record were as follows:

The Rolling Stones version[edit]

"Come On"
Cover of the 1971 UK single
Single by The Rolling Stones
B-side "I Want to Be Loved"
Released June 7, 1963 (1963-06-07)
Format 7" single
Recorded May 10, 1963
Genre
Length 1:48
Label Decca
Writer(s) Chuck Berry
Producer(s) Andrew Loog Oldham
The Rolling Stones singles chronology
"Come On"
(1963)
"I Wanna Be Your Man"
(1963)

"Come On" was chosen as the Rolling Stones' debut single. Released in the late spring of 1963, it reached #21 on the UK single charts. The B-side was another cover version, Willie Dixon's "I Want to Be Loved". Both songs were recorded in May 1963. "Come On" has been released on several compilation albums: More Hot Rocks (Big Hits & Fazed Cookies) (1972), Singles Collection: The London Years (1989) (together with its B-side), Singles 1963-1965 (2004) (together with its B-side), Rolled Gold+: The Very Best of the Rolling Stones (2007) and GRRR! (2012).[1]

During the 6 June 2013 concert in Toronto, Canada, as part of the "50 & Counting Tour", Mick Jagger sang a few bars (with Charlie Watts drumming the beat) after mentioning the single being released exactly 50 years ago that day. It was the first time the song was heard in any capacity during a Rolling Stones concert since 1965.

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