Chuck Berry, San Francisco Dues  
Chuck Berry
San Francisco Dues
USA 1xLP 
Label: Get On Down
Reissue
Release Year: 1971
Style: Funk & Soul
 
  Tracks  
  SIDE ONE
1. Oh Louisiana
2. Let’s Do Our Thing Together
3. Your Lick
4. Festival
5. Bound To Lose
SIDE TWO
1. Bordeaux In My Pirough
2. San Francisco Dues
3. Viva Rock and Roll
4. My Dream (Poem)
5. Lonely School Days
 
  Not much is talked about of Rock N' Roll legend Chuck Berry's work during the 1970s. (Unless you count his novelty hit “My Ding-A-Ling.) Though he would remain a prevalent live fixture for much of the decade, his studio work slowed to a crawl. It was during this time that Berry returned to Chess Records from his previous association with Mercury, to release the overlooked San Francisco Dues in 1971. The album remained obscure and largely unnoticed, but remains a fascinating glimpse into Berry's musical mind, and is now looked upon by critics as a forgotten great.
The album showcases a different side of Chuck Berry. His signature blend of pioneering rock n' roll music would give way to a more somber and contemporary (For the 1970s) sound. Berry's more serious side is on display on yearning tracks like "Oh Louisiana", and fragile numbers like "My Dream (Poem)" which features Berry on piano. The album paints a solemn, never-before-seen portrait of Berry, and still finds room for traditionally rocking tracks like "Viva Rock & Roll" and the title track "San Francisco Dues."
Though San Francisco Dues has received newfound retrospective acclaim from critics, it has never been reissued on compact disc. Now in 2013, Get On Down is glad to change that, reissuing the oft-forgotten Chuck Berry gem on vinyl, painstakingly re-mastered and re-created with the same level of care and detail that have come to define the Boston label's reissues. A bygone classic from one of rock n' roll’s great trailblazers.
 
      Wish List  
  Price: CHF 29.00   Add to Cart  
  Releases of the same artist  
  Chuck Berry, After School Session  
Chuck Berry
After School Session
[Doxy]
EUR 1xLP  Wish List
CHF 15.00 Add To Cart
 
  Releases of the same label  
  Adonis, No Way Back  
Adonis
No Way Back
[Get On Down]
USA 7inch  Wish List
CHF 18.00 Restocking!
 
  Archie Whitewater, Archie Whitewater  
Archie Whitewater
Archie Whitewater
[Get On Down]
USA 1xLP  Wish List
CHF 29.00 Restocking!
 
  Arsonists, The Sessions (Dirty89tec Mix)  
Arsonists
The Sessions (Dirty89tec Mix)
[Get On Down]
USA 7inch  Wish List
CHF 17.00 Restocking!
 
  Augustus Pablo, Ital Dub  
Augustus Pablo
Ital Dub
[Get On Down]
USA 1xCD  Wish List
CHF 23.00 Add To Cart
 
  Black Sheep, A Wolf In Sheep's Clothing  
Black Sheep
A Wolf In Sheep's Clothing
[Get On Down]
USA 2xLP  Wish List
CHF 36.00 Add To Cart
 
  Boogie Down Productions, Sex And Violence  
Boogie Down Productions
Sex And Violence
[Get On Down]
USA 2xLP  Wish List
CHF 35.00 Add To Cart
 
  Clipse, Hell Hath No Fury  
Clipse
Hell Hath No Fury
[Get On Down]
TIP  
USA 2xLP  Wish List
CHF 32.00 Restocking!
 
  Clipse, Til The Casket Drops  
Clipse
Til The Casket Drops
[Get On Down]
USA 1xLP  Wish List
CHF 31.00 Add To Cart
 
  Common, Resurrection  
Common
Resurrection
[Get On Down]
USA 7inch  Wish List
CHF 20.00 Restocking!
 
  Common, Resurrection Deluxe Edition Box  
Common
Resurrection Deluxe Edition Box
[Get On Down]
USA 2xCD  Wish List
CHF 29.00 Add To Cart
 
  Comptons Most Wanted, Music To Driveby  
Comptons Most Wanted
Music To Driveby
[Get On Down]
USA 1xLP  Wish List
CHF 36.00 Restocking!
 
  Cypress Hill, Phuncky Feel One (RSD)  
Cypress Hill
Phuncky Feel One (RSD)
[Get On Down]
USA 7inch  Wish List
CHF 20.00 Add To Cart
 
  Cypress Hill, Cypress Hill  
Cypress Hill
Cypress Hill
[Get On Down]
USA 1xLP  Wish List
CHF 30.00 Restocking!
 
  Cypress Hill, Cypress Hill (red wax)  
Cypress Hill
Cypress Hill (red wax)
[Get On Down]
USA 1xLP  Wish List
CHF 30.00 Restocking!
 
  Diamond And The Psychotic Neurotics, Stunts, Blunts & HipHop  
Diamond And The Psychotic Neurotics
Stunts, Blunts & HipHop
[Get On Down]
USA 2xLP  Wish List
CHF 36.00 Add To Cart
 
Ernie And The Top Notes, Inc. / Skip Easterling
Dap Walk
[Superjock Records]
79.5
Predicitions
[Big Crown]
79.5
Terrorize My Heart (Disco Dub)
[Big Crown]
Abstract Orchestra
Madvillain Vol. 1
[Ata Records]
Alfa Mist
Antiphon
[Black Acre]
Arms Of Someone New
Susan Sleepwalking
[Dark Entries]
Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band
1 Thing
[Big Crown]
Bô'vel
Check 4 U
[Be With Records]
Brownout
Fight The Power
[Fat Beats]
California Flight Project
California Flight Project
[Preservation Records]
ChanHays
Here
[Droppin Science]
Colored Music
S/T
[We Release Whatever The Fuck We ]
Currensy & Harry Fraud
Cigarette Boats
[SRFSCHL ]
D.E. (Akis Dance Project)
Giant Step
[Into The Light]
Denzel Curry
Ta13oo
[Loma Vista]
Diamond Ortiz
Poster Girl
[Needle To The Groove]
DJ Babu
Super Duper Duck Flips Vol.1
[Dilated Junkies Music]
Domenique Dumont
Miniatures De Auto Rhythm
[Antinote]
Dreamcast
Outer Space
[Future Times]
Elysian Spring
Glass Flowers
[Le Tres Jazz Club]
Fatima
And Yet It's All Love
[Eglo Records]
Felbm
Tape 1/Tape 2
[Soundway]
Fly Anakin & Ohbliv
Backyard Boogie
[Mutant Acadamy]
Georgia Anne Muldrow
Overload
[Brainfeeder]
Grupo Controle Digital
A Festa Nossa
[Soundway]
Gunther Beckers
Walkman
[Music From Memory]
Haruomi Hosono
Hosono House
[light in the attic]
J.P. Bimeni & The Black Belts
Free Me
[Tucxone Records]
Jason Joshua & The Beholders
Rose Gold
[Mango Hill]
Jedi Mind Tricks
The Psycho Social, Chemical, Biological, And Electro Magnetic Manipulation Of Human Consciousness
[Babygrande]
Jerry Paper
Like A Baby
[Stones Throw]
Jimi Tenor
Order of Nothingness
[Philophon]
Josiah Steinbrick
Meeting Of Waters
[Banana Editions]
KA
Orpheus vs. The Sirens
[Obol for Charon Records]
Kev Brown
Delve Into Classical Moog
[Redefinition]
Kikagaku Moyo
House In The Tall Grass
[Guruguru Brain]
Kojaque
Deli Dayreams
[Soft Boy Records]
Kojo Antwi
Kojo In Kobenhavn
[Music For Dreams]
Low Blow
First Book Of Timothy
[Common Good]
Madlaks/Hot Slot Machine
Dance Forever - Young Marco Reworks
[Safe Trip]
MB Jones
Rok Spy
[Drama]
MJ Lallo
Take Me With You
[Seance Centre]
Moka Only
Concert For One Instrumentals
[Urbnet]
MRR
EYEDeals
[Drumetrics]
N8NOFACE
True Story
[Hit And Run]
Nakombe Nga
Les Choc Stars Du Zaire
[Rush Hour]
Night People
I Can't Keep Crying
[Transistor Sound]
Peter Abdul
Get Down With Me
[Dig This Way Records]
Polyester
Wazzup
[Cavi Sounds]
Prophet & Mndsgn
Wanna Be Your Man
[Stones Throw]
Rejoicer
Energy Dreams
[Stones Throw]
Rick Clarke
Love With A Stranger
[Local Records]
Side On
Magic
[Be With Records]
Skymark
Skymark
[Mukatsuku]
Sunny & The Sunliners
Get Down
[Big Crown]
Sunny & The Sunliners
The One Who's Hurting You
[Big Crown]
Tall Black Guy x Craig Mack
Flava In Ya Ear (Remix)
[Street Corner Music]
Thabang Tabane
Matjale
[Mushroom Hour Half Hour]
The Alchemist
Lunch Meat
[ALC Records]
The Du-Rites
The Mean Machine
[Old Maid Entertainment]
Thee Baby Cuffs & Cold Diamond & Mink
My My My Baby
[Timmion Records]
Tim Jackiw
Still Tomorrow EP
[Offworld]
V/A
Boogie On The Mainline – A Collection Of Rare Disco, Funk And Boogie From Germany 1980-1987
[Boogie On The Mainline]
Various
Basement Beehive: The Girl Group Underground
[Numero Group]
Various
I'm A Vocoder
[Neon Finger]
Vasco Martins
Universo Da ilha
[Canela En Surco]
Victor
Amerikan Dread
[Music From Memory]
Will Sessions & Amp Fiddler
The One
[Sessions Sounds]
  1. The Alchemist
Lunch Meat
 
  2. ChanHays
Here
 
  3. De Frank & His Professionals
Psychedelic Man
 
  4. KA
Orpheus vs. The Sirens
 
  5. Sunny & The Sunliners
The One Who's Hurting You
 
  6. Alfa Mist
Antiphon
 
  7. Brownout
Fight The Power
 
  8. Dreamcast
Outer Space
 
  9. Felbm
Tape 1/Tape 2
 
  10. lojii & Swarvy
Due Rent