Maybellene

~ Recording by Chuck Berry

Appears on releases

# Title Length Release Title Release Artist Date Country Label Catalog#
Official
1.1 Maybellene ?:?? Maybellene / Wee Wee Hours Chuck Berry & His Combo Chess (US label) 1604
1.1 Maybellene 2:18 Maybellene / Wee Wee Hours Chuck Berry and His Combo Chess (US label) 1604
1.3 Mabellene ?:?? Rock, Rock, Rock: From the Motion Picture The Moonglows / Chuck Berry / The Flamingos Chess (US label) LP 1425
1.3 Maybellene 2:27 Berry Is on Top Chuck Berry Chess (US label) LP 1435
1.1 Maybellene 2:18 Twist Chuck Berry Chess (US label) LP 1465
1.1 Maybellene 2:22 Twist Chuck Berry
1.1 Maybellene 2:19 More Chuck Berry Chuck Berry Chess (US label) LP-1465
1.1 Maybellene 2:19 More Chuck Berry Chuck Berry Chess (US label) LP-1465
1.1 Maybelline 2:17 Chuck Berry's Golden Decade: The Original Two Albums Chuck Berry Chess (UK distributor for Chess Records) CH-50 024
1.1 Maybellene 2:23 The Great Twenty-Eight Chuck Berry Chess (US label) CH-8201
1.1 Maybelline 2:21 Greatest Hits Chuck Berry MCA Records (1967–2003; name as in imprint from 1972–1990) CHD-92500
1.1 Maybellene 2:23 The Great Twenty-Eight Chuck Berry Chess (US label), MCA Records (1967–2003; name as in imprint from 1972–1990) CHD-92500
1.1 Maybellene 2:23 The Great Twenty‐Eight Chuck Berry MCA Records (1967–2003; name as in imprint from 1972–1990) CHD-92500
1.1 Maybellene 2:23 The Great Twenty‐Eight Chuck Berry MCA Records (1967–2003; name as in imprint from 1972–1990), BMG Direct Marketing, Inc. CHD-92500, D 264137
1.9 Maybelline 2:18 Rock and Roll: The Early Days Various Artists RCA (RCA Records: simple ‘RCA’ or 'RCA' with lightning bolt in circle) PCD1-5463
1.1 Maybellene 2:22 Original Classic Oldies From the 1950's, Volume One & Two Various Artists MCA Records (1967–2003; name as in imprint from 1972–1990) MCAD-5777
1.1 Maybellene 2:22 Vintage Music Collectors Series, Volumes 1 & 2 Various Artists MCA Records (1967–2003; name as in imprint from 1972–1990) MCAD-5777
1.2 Maybellene 2:21 25 Greatest Rock 'n Roll Hits, Part III Various Artists
1.3 Maybellene 2:23 Chuck Berry Is on Top Chuck Berry Chess (US label) CHD-31260
1.3 Maybellene 2:18 Chuck Berry Is on Top Chuck Berry Chess (US label) CH-9256
1.16 Maybelline 2:20 Eis am Stiel, Volume 5 Various Artists Ariola 258 437-222
1.7 Maybellene 2:20 His 30 Greatest Hits Chuck Berry The Entertainers CD 0263
1.1 Maybellene 2:20 The Best Of Chuck Berry Cédé International CD 66037, CD 660 37
1.6 Maybelline 2:24 The Best of the Best of Chuck Berry Chuck Berry Hollywood HCD-100
24.23 Maybellene 2:18 Yesterdays Gold, Volume 1: 24 Golden Oldies Various Artists Yesterdays Gold CD YDG 74603, CD YDG 74604, CD YDG 74605, CD YDG 74606, CD YDG 74607, CD-YDG 74623, CD-YDG 74624, CD-YDG 74625, CD-YDG 74626, CD-YDG 74629, CD-YDG 74637, YDG 2555-1, YDG 74644, YDG 74646, YDG 74647, YDG 74648
1.23 Maybellene 2:18 Yesterdays Gold: 120 Golden Oldies, Volume 1 Various Artists YDG 2551
1.17 Maybellene 2:19 72 Golden Pop Memories Various Artists
1.2 Maybellene 2:24 Billboard: Top Rock'n'Roll Hits, 1955 Various Artists Rhino (reissue label) R270598
1.2 Maybellene 2:21 Chess Masters Chuck Berry Stylus Music SMR 848
1.1 Maybellene 2:23 Chess: The Rhythm and The Blues Various Artists Chess (US label) CD SAM 500
1.4 Maybelline 2:18 Do You Remember, Volume 7 Various Artists Goldies CD-GLD 63007
1.10 Maybellene 2:18 Greatest Hits Chuck Berry Double Play (UK budget compilation label owned by Tring International PLC) GRF034
1.1 Maybellene 2:21 Hail! Hail! Rock ’n’ Roll Chuck Berry
1.6 Maybellene 2:19 Roll Over Beethoven Chuck Berry
1.1 Maybellene 2:20 The Best Off Chuck Berry Take Off CD 80135
1.1 Maybellene 2:21 The Chess Box Chuck Berry Chess (US label), MCA Records (1967–2003; name as in imprint from 1972–1990) CHD3-80001
1.12 Maybellene 2:23 The Rock 'n' Roll Era: 1954-1955 Various Artists Time-Life Music, Warner Special Products 2RNR-08, OPCD-2535
1.11 Maybellene 2:20 16 Greatest Hits Chuck Berry
1.13 Maybellene 2:21 More 70 Ounces of Gold Various Artists Compose 9048
3.7 Maybellene 2:20 Rock 'n' Roll "Black" Fats Domino / Little Richard / Chuck Berry The Entertainers CDB 1408
1.5 Maybelline 2:20 Roll Over Beethoven Chuck Berry Success (European budget label) 2103 CD
2.12 Maybeline 2:21 The Greatest Years of Rock 'n' Roll 1956-1965 Various Artists Object Enterprises OS0034, OS0035, OS0036
3.8 Maybelline 2:24 The Rock 'n' Roll Collection Various Artists Object Enterprises
1.3 Maybelline 2:23 The Wild Ones Various Artists Quality Special Products QRSPD-1092
1.8 Maybellene 2:19 Heroes of Rock ’n’ Roll Chuck Berry Heroes of Rock’n Roll HR 301
1.7 Maybellene 2:20 His 30 Greatest Hits Chuck Berry The Entertainers CD 0263
2.6 Maybellene 2:19 Rock'n'Roll, Volume 2 Various Artists EMI Music France (1994–2013)
1.12 Maybelline 2:20 Rockfile, Volume 39 Various Artists Backline Records (Division of Line Music GmbH) BLCD 9.00979 L
1.1 Maybellene 2:20 Story 1955–1958 Chuck Berry Vogue (since 1973; for earlier releases please use their former imprint Disques Vogue) VG 660 660501
6.11 Maybellene 2:21 The Heart & Soul of Rock’n’Roll Various Artists Reader’s Digest LHSR-A-207
1.23 Maybelline 2:21 Jukebox Hits of 1955, Volume 1 Various Artists Double D Entertainment
1.10 Maybellene 2:22 The Best of Chuck Berry Chuck Berry Music Club (Demon Music Club, UK) MCCD 019
1.1 Maybellene 2:20 The Chess Years Chuck Berry Chess (US label) CD RED BOX 2
1.2 Maybelline 2:22 The Elvis Presley Years (disc 1) Various Artists
1.1 Maybellene 2:23 20 Great Tracks Chuck Berry Music for Pleasure CD-MFP 5936, CDP 798900 2
1.1 Maybellene 2:19 25 Rock ’n’ Roll Hits Volume 4 Various Artists Tring International PLC VAR008
4.1 Maybellene 2:19 100 Rock ’n’ Roll Hits Various Artists Tring International PLC VAR005, VAR006, VAR007, VAR008
1.4 Maybelline 2:20 Chuck Berry Chuck Berry Perfil CD 3018
1.19 Maybellene 2:23 De Pre Historie 1955 Various Artists BMG Ariola Belgium NV/SA (do not use this as an imprint!) 262.655
1.1 Maybellene 2:22 Rock 'n' Roll Music Chuck Berry Charly Records CDCD1018
1.3 Maybelline 2:18 The Giants of Rock & Roll, Volume 1 Chuck Berry / Jerry Lee Lewis / Bill Haley / Little Richard Giants
1.7 Maybellene 2:23 The Rock 'n' Roll Era: Beach Party Various Artists Time-Life Music 845 974-2, TL 516/27
2.3 Maybellene 2:23 The World of the 50's & 60's Various Artists
1.1 Maybellene 2:22 Chuck Berry Singles Collection, Volume 1 Chuck Berry Overseas Records (Teichiku sub-label) TECX-25502
1.4 Maybellene 2:23 28 Rock ’n’ Roll Love Songs Various Artists MCA Records (1967–2003; name as in imprint from 1972–1990) SP6203
1.10 Maybelline 2:21 Burnt By Rock ’n’ Roll Various Artists Dog 'n' Roll DNR 017
1.14 Maybellene 2:21 Chess Story, Volume 1: From Blues to Doo-Wop Various Artists Charly Records CDCD 1123
1.3 Maybellene 2:23 Chuck Berry Is on Top Chuck Berry MCA Records (1967–2003; name as in imprint from 1972–1990) MCD 30487
1.2 Maybellene 2:20 Gold Chuck Berry Gold Gold 003
1.1 Maybellene 2:21 Hail! Hail! Rock ’n’ Roll Chuck Berry
1.3 Maybellene 2:19 The Blues Collection: Chuck Berry, Blues Berry Chuck Berry Orbis Publishing Ltd. BLU NC 003
1.3 Maybellene 2:21 The Million Dollar Collection: 20 Essential Rock ’n’ Roll Classics Various Artists Charly Records CDCD 1097
1.3 Maybelline 2:22 Happy Birthday Rock 'n' Roll Various Artists MCA Records (1967–2003; name as in imprint from 1972–1990) MCD 32138
1.23 Maybellene 2:22 Chess Rhythm & Roll Various Artists MCA Records (1967–2003; name as in imprint from 1972–1990), Chess (US label) CHD4-9352
1.6 Maybelline 2:23 Golden Hit Collection, Volume 1 Various Artists Euro Trend CD 152.113
1.2 Maybellene 2:21 Only Rock 'n' Roll 1955-1959 Various Artists JCI JCD-3129
1.2 Maybellene 2:22 Poet of Rock 'n' Roll Chuck Berry Charly Records CDDIG 1
1.11 Maybelline 2:22 Roll Over Beethoven Chuck Berry Rotation 112 139-2
1.11 Maybelline 2:22 The Best of Chuck Berry Chuck Berry MCA Records (1967–2003; name as in imprint from 1972–1990) MCBD 19510
1.5 Maybelline 2:24 The Star Collection of the 60’s 70’s 80’s Various Artists WZ Tonträger Vertriebs GmbH WZ 01621
1.2 Maybellene 2:22 Poet of Rock 'n' Roll Chuck Berry
1.11 Maybelline 2:22 The Best of Chuck Berry Chuck Berry BMG (the former Bertelsmann Music Group, defunct since 2004-08-05; for releases dated 2008 and later, use "BMG Rights Management") 74321 31569 2
1.10 Mabellene 2:13 Hits of the 50's Volume 5 Various Artists Creative Sounds, Inc. (US (cat#: CSIxxx)) CSI507
2.1 Maybelline 2:23 The Best of Chuck Berry Chuck Berry MCA Records (1967–2003; name as in imprint from 1972–1990) MCD 11560
1.1 Maybellene 2:22 His Best, Volume 1 Chuck Berry Chess (US label), MCA Records (1967–2003; name as in imprint from 1972–1990) CHD-9371
1.1 Maybellene 2:22 His Best, Volume 1 Chuck Berry Chess (US label), MCA Records (1967–2003; name as in imprint from 1972–1990) CHSD-9371
1.14 Maybelline 2:23 The Rock 'n' Roll Era: Rock 'n' Roll Legends Various Artists Time-Life Music TL 516/38
1.3 Maybellene 2:24 Chuck Berry Chuck Berry Bell Records (Bell Musik GmbH, Germany) BLR 89 429
15.31 Maybelline 2:17 Geschichte der Pop Musik Various Artists Bear Family Records BCD 16300 ZZ
1.1 Maybellene 2:21 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: The Best of Chuck Berry Chuck Berry MCA Records (1967–2003; name as in imprint from 1972–1990) MCAD-11944
1.3 Maybelline 2:23 Chuck Berry Is on Top Chuck Berry MCA Records (1967–2003; name as in imprint from 1972–1990)
Promotion
1.3 Maybellene 2:19 Les Génies du Blues, Volume 9: Blues Berry Chuck Berry Guilde Internationale du Disque BLU-CD 3009
1.1 Maybellene 2:21 A Classic Taste of America Various Artists PolyGram Special Markets PSPCD380
1.3 Maybellene 2:21 Les Génies du Rock, Volume 1: Johnny B. Goode Chuck Berry Éditions Atlas RK CD 401
1.3 Maybellene 2:19 The Blues Collection 3: Blues Berry Chuck Berry Orbis Publishing Ltd. BLU NC 003G
1.3 Maybellene 2:19 The Blues Collection 3: Blues Berry Chuck Berry De Agostini BLUES N005
(unknown)
1.2 Maybelline 2:21 The Best of 50s Rock Various Artists Priority Records, Inc. CDL-9437
1.1 Maybelene 2:22 The Ultimate Collection Chuck Berry Universal Music Ltda. (Brasil) MCD 17751
1.2 Maybellene 2:22 Rock and Roll Music Chuck Berry
1.7 Maybeline 2:22 Sweet Little Rock' n' Roller Chuck Berry Chess (US label)

Relationships

guitar: Chuck Berry (1955-05-21)
maracas [possibly]: Leonard Chess (1955-05-21)
Jerome Green (1955-05-21)
double bass: Willie Dixon (1955-05-21)
piano: Johnnie Johnson (1955-05-21)
lead vocals: Chuck Berry (1955-05-21)
mastering: Erick Labson
producer: Leonard & Phil Chess (Legendary US production duo)
phonographic copyright by: Geffen Records (2003)
recorded at: Universal Studios in Chicago, Illinois, United States (1955-05-21)
part of: Dave Marsh: The Best of the Top 40 Singles: 1955 (number: 2)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 18)
recording of: Maybellene (1955-05-21)

Maybellene

composer: Chuck Berry
lyricist: Chuck Berry
later versions: Come Back, Maybellene
Maybellene