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Sex Pistols - Johnny B Goode (Berry Cover)

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Johnny B. Goode" is a 1958 rock and roll song written and originally performed by Chuck Berry... This song is based on Berry's life. It tells the tale of a boy with humble beginnings with a talent for guitar. Some details were changed: Berry was from St. Louis, not Louisiana, and he knew how to read and write very well. The line, "That little country boy could play" was originally, "That little colored boy can play." Berry knew he had to change it if he wanted the song played on the radio. Berry got the name "Johnny" from Johnnie Johnson, a piano player who collaborated with Berry on many songs, including "Maybellene," "Roll Over Beethoven" and "Sweet Little 16." Berry got the word "Goode" from the street in St. Louis where he grew up. He lived at 2520 Goode Avenue, which in 1986 was renamed Annie Malone Drive after the woman who financed a children's home on the street. Berry recorded a sequel to this song called "Bye Bye Johnny," which tells the story of Johnny as a grown man. Johnny Winter played this at the Woodstock festival in 1969. Johnny B Goode ist the mostly covered song worldwide. In 1977, NASA sent a copy of this on the Voyager space probe as part of a package that was meant to represent the best in American culture. Someday, aliens could find it and discover Chuck Berry.