Johnny B. Goode’s Story – From His Mother’s Perspective

She remembered taking money out from gathering crop
And buying Johnny’s guitar at a broker shop

In 1958 Chuck Berry wrote the story of Johnny B. Goode. Two years later, he retold Johnny’s story, this time from the perspective of his mother, who bought him his guitar and his bus ticket to Hollywood.

The Georgia Satellites thought it rocked, too.


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