Sweet Little Sixteen (original LP mono mix)

~ Recording by Chuck Berry

Appears on releases

# Title Length Release Title Release Artist Date Country Label Catalog#
Official
1.1 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:01 One Dozen Berrys Chuck Berry Chess (US label) 1432
1.10 Sweet Little Sixteen 2:59 Twist Chuck Berry Chess (US label) LP 1465
2.3 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:03 Twist Chuck Berry
1.10 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:00 More Chuck Berry Chuck Berry Chess (US label) LP-1465
1.10 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:00 More Chuck Berry Chuck Berry Chess (US label) LP-1465
2.9 Sweet Little Sixteen 2:59 Chuck Berry's Golden Decade: The Original Two Albums Chuck Berry Chess (UK distributor for Chess Records) CH-50 024
1.4 Sweet Little Sixteen 2:55 20 Million Hits - Vol. 2 Various Artists Bellaphon BS 45008
1.12 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:02 The Great Twenty-Eight Chuck Berry Chess (US label) CH-8201
1.12 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:03 Greatest Hits Chuck Berry MCA Records (1967–2003; name as in imprint from 1972–1990) CHD-92500
1.12 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:02 The Great Twenty-Eight Chuck Berry Chess (US label), MCA Records (1967–2003; name as in imprint from 1972–1990) CHD-92500
1.12 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:02 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
1.12 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:02 The Great Twenty‐Eight Chuck Berry MCA Records (1967–2003; name as in imprint from 1972–1990) CHD-92500
1.8 Sweet Little Sixteen 2:59 Then Came Rock ‘n’ Roll Various Artists EMI (EMI Records, since 1972) THEN 1
1.11 Little Sweet Sixteen 2:58 Oldies but Goodies, Volume 2 Various Artists
1.4 Sweet Little Sixteen 2:58 25 Greatest Rock ’n Roll Hits Part II Various Artists Maybellene CD05504
1.4 Sweet Little Sixteen 2:59 25 Greatest Rock ’n Roll Hits, Part II Various Artists Maybellene CD 05504
1.6 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:03 Eis am Stiel, Volume 5 Various Artists Ariola 258 437-222
1.3 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:03 His 30 Greatest Hits Chuck Berry The Entertainers CD 0263
1.14 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:01 Media’s affenstarke Oldtimer Various Artists Media Markt (German electronics retailer) CD 100.001
1.9 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:03 Rock 'n' Roll Volume 4 Various Artists
1.7 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:01 The Best Of Chuck Berry Cédé International CD 66037, CD 660 37
1.5 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:05 The Best of the Best of Chuck Berry Chuck Berry Hollywood HCD-100
1.13 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:05 The Rock 'n' Roll Era: 1958 Various Artists Time-Life Music 2RNR-05
20.11 Sweet Little Sixteen 2:57 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
2.11 Sweet Little Sixteen 2:57 Yesterdays Gold: 120 Golden Oldies, Volume 2 Various Artists YDG 2552
1.8 Sweet Little Sixteen 2:59 20 Rock & Roll Classics Part 2 Various Artists
1.22 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:01 72 Golden Pop Memories Various Artists
1.6 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:01 Chess Masters Chuck Berry Stylus Music SMR 848
1.11 Sweet Little Sixteen 2:58 Do You Remember, Volume 7 Various Artists Goldies CD-GLD 63007
1.3 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:04 Greatest Hits Chuck Berry Double Play (UK budget compilation label owned by Tring International PLC) GRF034
1.4 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:01 Roll Over Beethoven Chuck Berry
1.7 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:01 The Best Off Chuck Berry Take Off CD 80135
2.8 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:03 The Heart & Soul of Rock & Roll Various Artists Telstar Records (UK, mostly compilations) TCD 2351
1.4 Sweet Little Sixteen 2:59 16 Greatest Hits Chuck Berry
1.2 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:02 Class of ’62: The Golden Days of Rock ’n’ Roll Various Artists BMG (the former Bertelsmann Music Group, defunct since 2004-08-05; for releases dated 2008 and later, use "BMG Rights Management") DMC4-0540A
1.14 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:02 Media’s affenstarke Oldtimer Various Artists Media Markt (German electronics retailer) 100.004, CD 100.004
3.3 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:03 Rock 'n' Roll "Black" Fats Domino / Little Richard / Chuck Berry The Entertainers CDB 1408
1.3 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:01 Rock Times, Volume 1: 1955-1956 Various Artists Zounds 2700021
1.3 Sweet Little Sixteen 2:59 Rock’n’Roll! Various Artists Pathé Marconi EMI (record company, renamed EMI Pathé Marconi in 1986)
1.15 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:02 Roll Over Beethoven Chuck Berry Success (European budget label) 2103 CD
2.2 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:01 The Greatest Years of Rock 'n' Roll 1956-1965 Various Artists Object Enterprises OS0034, OS0035, OS0036
1.4 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:03 The Rock 'n' Roll Era: 1958 Various Artists Time-Life Music 840 248-2, RRC-G06
2.19 Sweet Little Sixteen 2:57 Beat, Twist & Rock 'n' Roll 2 Various Artists CBS (CBS Records' international imprint from 1962–1990; renamed since 1991 as Columbia) 467755 2
1.3 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:03 Best of Eis am Stiel, Volume 2 Various Artists Edel Company (edel Company music AG) EDL 2550-2
1.7 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:02 Heroes of Rock ’n’ Roll Chuck Berry Heroes of Rock’n Roll HR 301
1.3 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:03 His 30 Greatest Hits Chuck Berry The Entertainers CD 0263
1.16 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:01 stereoplay, CD 50: Yesterday's Various Artists stereoplay CD 27100500 A
2.4 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:01 Story 1955–1958 Chuck Berry Vogue (since 1973; for earlier releases please use their former imprint Disques Vogue) VG 660 660501
2.8 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:02 Let’s Have a Party Various Artists EMI (EMI Records, since 1972)
1.9 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:04 The Best of Chuck Berry Chuck Berry Music Club (Demon Music Club, UK) MCCD 019
1.9 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:01 25 Rock ’n’ Roll Hits Volume 3 Various Artists Tring International PLC VAR007
1.1 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:03 70 Ounces of Solid Gold Various Artists Peter Pan Records 9073-2
3.9 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:01 100 Rock ’n’ Roll Hits Various Artists Tring International PLC VAR005, VAR006, VAR007, VAR008
1.9 Sweet Little 16 3:05 Arbeidsvitaminen, Volume 2 Various Artists Disky DCD 5262
1.6 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:02 Chuck Berry Chuck Berry Perfil CD 3018
1.17 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:04 De Pre Historie 1958, Volume 1 Various Artists BMG Ariola Belgium NV/SA (do not use this as an imprint!) 262.659
1.3 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:01 Roots of Rock ’n’ Roll Various Artists Impuls International IMP 9271
1.11 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:05 The History of Pop Music, Volume 1 Various Artists Disky DCD 13
1.3 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:02 The World of the 50's & 60's Various Artists
1.4 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:01 Gold Chuck Berry Gold Gold 003
1.14 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:03 Media’s affenstarke Oldtimer 1 Various Artists Media Markt (German electronics retailer) 100.001
2.24 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:03 Mega Jukebox Top 100 Various Artists Arcade (record label founded in 1970s by Herman Heinsbroek; use this as its universal imprint) 8800283
1.3 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:02 Roll Over Beethoven Chuck Berry Rotation 112 139-2
1.3 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:02 The Best of Chuck Berry Chuck Berry MCA Records (1967–2003; name as in imprint from 1972–1990) MCBD 19510
1.25 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:01 The Best Rock 'n' Roll Album in the World... Ever! Various Artists Virgin (worldwide imprint of Virgin Records Ltd. and its subsidiaries) VTDCD 37
1.4 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:02 The Rock 'n' Roll Collection: 20 Golden Greats Various Artists MCA Records (1967–2003; name as in imprint from 1972–1990) MCDB 19515
1.14 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:01 Oldies, Volume 1 Various Artists Media Markt (German electronics retailer) UN 100.001
1.3 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:02 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
1.6 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:04 Media Markt: Oldies Various Artists BMG Ariola Media GmbH Special Projects & New Business 74321 45139 2
1.13 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:03 His Best, Volume 1 Chuck Berry Chess (US label), MCA Records (1967–2003; name as in imprint from 1972–1990) CHSD-9371
1.13 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:03 His Best, Volume 1 Chuck Berry Chess (US label), MCA Records (1967–2003; name as in imprint from 1972–1990) CHD-9371
1.14 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:01 Golden Oldies, Volume 1 Various Artists Euro Sound (Falcon Neue Medien sublabel) 3312
1.6 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:04 Chuck Berry Chuck Berry Bell Records (Bell Musik GmbH, Germany) BLR 89 429
1.12 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:03 Aral MusicCollection No. 11: It's Too Late Various Artists 565 003-2
9.28 Sweet Little Sixteen 2:59 Geschichte der Pop Musik Various Artists Bear Family Records BCD 16300 ZZ
1.7 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:05 Fetenkult: A Rock 'n' Roll Party Various Artists
1.6 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:02 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
2.24 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:03 Mega Jukebox Box, Volume 1 Various Artists Arcade (record label founded in 1970s by Herman Heinsbroek; use this as its universal imprint) WM342
1.14 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:03 Classic Chuck Berry: The Universal Masters Collection Chuck Berry MCA Records (1967–2003; name as in imprint from 1972–1990) 112 172-2
4.4 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:03 Greatest Hits of the Millennium: 50's Various Artists Universal (plain logo: "Universal") 564 668-2
1.1 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:03 One Dozen Berrys / Juke Box Hits Chuck Berry Beat Goes On Records (BGO Records) BGOCD458
2.16 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:01 The No. 1 Party Collection Various Artists DGCD 012
1.2 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:03 The Rock 'n' Roll Era: Still Rockin' Various Artists Time-Life Music M183-21
1.14 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:04 The Anthology Chuck Berry Chess (US label) 112 304-2
1.14 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:03 Classic Chuck Berry Chuck Berry MCA Records (1967–2003; name as in imprint from 1972–1990) 112 172-2
1.4 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:03 The Rock 'n' Roll Era: 1958 Various Artists Time-Life Music TL 516/06
1.6 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:00 Best of the 50s Various Artists BMG Special Marketing Europe GmbH 74321 90032 2
1.18 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:01 Ljuva 50-tal 1955-1959 Various Artists Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) 511197 2
1.4 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:04 Legends 2 Various Artists Musicbank APWCD1232
1.6 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:01 Mr. Rock 'n' Roll Chuck Berry
2.3 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:02 Oldie Juke Box Various Artists
2.16 Sweet Little Sixteen 2:59 Super Oldies Various Artists
2.8 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:03 Thomas Gottschalk präsentiert: 50 Jahre Rock! Love Songs Various Artists Polystar (Germany) 06024 9824782 (28)
3.1 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:02 50 Rock Love Songs Various Artists MCP Sound & Media (Austria, mostly Schlager)
2.11 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:04 Paint the Sky With Stars Various Artists Unlimited Media CZ SV 1064, SV 1065, SV 1066
2.8 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:03 Thomas Gottschalk präsentiert: 50 Jahre Rock! Love Songs Various Artists Polystar (Germany), Bertelsmann Club 06024 9824782 (28), 36 338 2
(unknown)
1.12 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:03 The Ultimate Collection Chuck Berry Universal Music Ltda. (Brasil) MCD 17751
2.24 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:03 Mega Jukebox Top 100 Various Artists Arcade (record label founded in 1970s by Herman Heinsbroek; use this as its universal imprint) 01 8390 6
1.1 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:02 Rock and Roll Club, Volume 5 Various Artists Starlife ST 5005
1.14 Sweet Little Sixteen 3:03 Sweet Little Rock' n' Roller Chuck Berry Chess (US label)

Relationships

drums: Jasper Thomas (1972-03-29)
double bass: Willie Dixon (1957-12)
electric guitar: Chuck Berry (1957-12)
piano: Johnnie Johnson (1972-03-29)
lead vocals: Chuck Berry (1957-12)
mastering: Erick Labson
producer: Leonard & Phil Chess (Legendary US production duo) (1957-12)
recorded at: Sheldon Recording Studios, Inc. in Chicago, Illinois, United States (1957-12)
recording of: Sweet Little Sixteen (1957-12)

Sweet Little Sixteen

composer: Chuck Berry
lyricist: Chuck Berry
publisher: Arc Music (U.S. rock & blues publisher)
Arc Music Corp. (U.S. rock & blues publisher)
Isalee Music Publishing Company
is the basis for: Surfin’ U.S.A.
later translated parody versions: Quand arrive l'été
later translated versions: Douces filles de seize ans
referred to in medleys: Good Old Rock 'N Roll