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Chuck Berry: Johnny B. Goode Meaning

Song Released: 1958


Johnny B. Goode Lyrics

Deep down Louisiana close to New Orleans
Way back up in the woods among the evergreens
There stood a log cabin made of earth and wood
Where lived a country boy named Johnny B. Goode
Who never ever learned to read or write so well
But he...

  1. anonymous
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    Dec 29th 2010 report

    Even when you're not famous you are and you got talent and when you grow up your talent will be showcased.

  2. anonymous
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    Oct 25th 2005 report

    It was about his piano player, with a guitar substituted for the piano to make it more of a guitar-focused song.

  3. Duran Fan
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    Jun 18th 2005 report

    Semi auto-biographical, influential, groundbreaking and the path that lead to modern music as we know it, the meaning is not important, it's what this song means/meant for music. They say: "Before anyone did anything, Elvis did everything." If you want a mover and a shaker before Elvis look no futher that the brilliant Chuck Berry


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