San Francisco Dues

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San Francisco Dues
Chuck Berry - San Francisco Dues.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember, 1971
StudioLansing Sound Studios, Lansing, Michigan
GenreRock and roll
Length33:12
LabelChess
ProducerChuck Berry
Chuck Berry chronology
Back Home
(1970)
San Francisco Dues
(1971)
The London Chuck Berry Sessions
(1972)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic2/5 stars [1]
Christgau's Record GuideB–[2]

San Francisco Dues is the fifteenth studio album by Chuck Berry, released in 1971 by Chess Records.[1]

Overview[edit]

It was his second Chess release after returning to the label in 1969. The album contains seven new songs, a poem and two songs ("Lonely School Days" and "Viva Rock and Roll") from his previous Chess recordings.[1][3]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Chuck Berry

  1. "Oh Louisiana" – 4:28
  2. "Let's Do Our Thing Together" – 2:20
  3. "Your Lick" – 2:34
  4. "Festival" – 4:08
  5. "Bound to Lose" – 3:06
  6. "Bordeaux in My Pirough" – 2:35
  7. "San Francisco Dues" – 3:23
  8. "Viva Rock and Roll" – 2:02
  9. "My Dream (Poem)" – 6:00
  10. "Lonely School Days" – 2:36

Personnel[edit]

Musicians[edit]

[1][4]

Technical[edit]

  • Esmond Edwards – supervisor
  • Dean Bredwell – engineer
  • Michael Mendel – cover, design

[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Chuck Berry: San Francisco Dues". Allmusic.com.
  2. ^ Christgau, Robert (1981). "Consumer Guide '70s: B". Christgau's Record Guide: Rock Albums of the Seventies. Ticknor & Fields. ISBN 089919026X. Retrieved February 21, 2019.
  3. ^ "A Collector's Guide to Chuck Berry". Retrieved October 31, 2017.
  4. ^ "The Chuck Berry Database". crlf.de.

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