Buck Owens – Johnny B Goode, is a 1958 rock song written and first recorded by Chuck Berry. Released as a single, it peaked at number two on Billboard magazine’s Hot R&B Sides chart and number eight on its pre-Hot 100 chart.
“Johnny B. Goode” is considered one of the most recognizable songs in the history of popular music. Credited as “the first rock & roll hit about rock & roll stardom”, it has been recorded by many other artists and has received several honors and accolades, including being ranked seventh on Rolling Stone’s list of the “500 Greatest Songs of All Time” and included as one of the 27 songs on the Voyager Golden Record, a collection of music, images, and sounds designed to serve as a record of humanity.
“Johnny B. Goode” has been recorded by a wide variety of artists in different genres. In 1969, country musician Buck Owens’s version topped Billboard magazine’s Hot Country Sides chart.
Buck Owens – Johnny B Goode
From Album: Buck Owens In London
B-Side: Maybe If I Close My Eyes (It’ll Go Away)
Sello: Capitol Records – 2485
Formato: Vinilo, 7″, 45 RPM, Single, Promo
Publicado: may 1969
Género: Rock, Folk, World, & Country
Songwriter(s) Chuck Berry
Producer(s) Ken Nelson