Top 10 vinyls for November: from the best of Chuck Berry to the latest Mr Bongo compilation

Each month, "l'Obs" offers you a selection of the most beautiful nuggets pressed on LP.New releases, of course, but also new releases, forgotten reissues, rarities, maxi, 45 rpm.In short, the cream of the crop.cream.The proof by ten.

Win a Chuck Berry vinyl ("Essential Works: 1955-1962") by participating in our competition in partnership with Diggers Factory.To enter, it's HERE.

# 1.Chuck Berry, the glorious beginnings

In May 1955, Chuck Berry headed for Chicago to meet Muddy Waters, who advised him to contact Leonard Chess, co-founder of the record company Chess Records, to develop his career.'a long story which is told today via the compilation “Essential Works: 1955-1962”.

On this double album from the new “Masters of Rock” collection launched by Diggers Factory, the tracks from the first album “After School Session” from 1957 (“School Day”, “No Money Down”, “Brown Eyed Handsome Man”) curl up with the interstellar tubes of Crazy Legs, notably with "Johnny B.Goode" or "Sweet Little Sixteen".

This 180 gram pressed vinyl recounts the adventure of the mad guitarist, until 1962, just after the release of his fifth solo disc, “New Juke Box Hits.” Just after, above all, his release from a twenty month stay in a federal prison in Indiana, for a violation of the Mann Act.Chuck Berry was checked on June 2, 1958, by the side of the road, with money and a gun, in the company of a young girl from 17 years old.A disc with only 700 copies.

Posted Date: 2020-11-09

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