Chuck Berry’s final album, Chuck, will be released on June 16th and a track from the album, “Big Boys,” can be heard below.
Singer Chuck Berry performs at the ‘Les Legendes Du Rock and Roll’ concert at the Zenith on November 14, 2008 in Paris, France. (Photo by Francois G. Durand/WireImage)
The 10-song album features all new songs, eight written by the Berry, who died last week at the age of 90. It’s his first new album since 1979’s Rock It.
Recorded and produced by Berry at various studios in his hometown of St. Louis, the album features special guests Gary Clark Jr., Tom Morello and Nathaniel Rateliff. The latter two appear on “Big Boys.”
CIRCA 1958: Rock and roll musician Chuck Berry poses for a portrait holding his Gibson hollowbody electric guitar in circa 1958. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
Berry’s son, guitarist Charles Berry Jr., daughter singer Ingrid Berry and grandson Charles Berry the Third also appear on the album.