After School Session (studio album) by Chuck Berry

After School Session by Chuck Berry
Year: 1957
Overall rank: 1,233rd   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
78/100 (from 143 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 10 albums of 1957 (9th)
Award Top 50 albums of the 1950s (28th)
Award Best albums of all time (1,233rd)
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Chuck Berry bestography

After School Session is ranked 2nd best out of 43 albums by Chuck Berry on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Chuck Berry is Chuck Berry Is On Top which is ranked number 595 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 3,130.

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After School Session track list

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Average Rating: 
78/100 (from 143 votes)
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This album is rated in the top 4% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 77.6/100, a mean average of 77.7/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 77.9/100. The standard deviation for this album is 12.1.

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70/100
From 11/11/2021 17:19
A pretty good, but not necessarily great album.
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From 09/23/2020 20:56
A pretty good album by one of Rock n' Roll's greatest artists! 'School Days', 'Brown Eyed Handsome Man', and 'Havana Moon' are some favourites here!
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75/100
From 07/08/2019 20:29
Chuck Berry's debut LP on Chess records released in May, 1957.
I'm reviewing the 2004 reissue that also contains three bonus tracks of "You Can't Catch Me", "Thirty Days (To Come Back Home)", and "Maybellene".

Best tracks: Maybellene, Too Much Monkey Business, School Day (Ring, Ring Goes the Bell), Thirty Days (To Come Back Home), Brown Eyed Handsome Man, No Money Down.

A good album with some classic hits that unfortunately is weighted down with some average songs.
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80/100
From 02/21/2018 15:41
This album defined how rock N' roll riffs and solos would look like from ten years and so on, It is a remarkable stand point on 50s guitar music, and Chuck is the first guitar god from Rock History.
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From 01/29/2015 03:11
Too Much Monkey Business is a great track as well...
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From 11/16/2014 11:59
This record has Downbound Train on it, one of Chuck's coolest pieces of work. Roly Poly and Deep Feeling are two more favourites. The hits you can get anywhere but it's good to hear them more or less in context.
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Best Albums of 1957
1. Blue Train by John Coltrane
2. Here's Little Richard by Little Richard
3. Brilliant Corners by Thelonious Monk
4. Saxophone Colossus by Sonny Rollins
5. The "Chirping" Crickets by The Crickets
6. Birth Of The Cool by Miles Davis
7. 'Round About Midnight by Miles Davis
8. Johnny Cash With His Hot And Blue Guitar by Johnny Cash
9. After School Session by Chuck Berry
10. Ray Charles by Ray Charles
11. Cookin' With The Miles Davis Quintet by Miles Davis Quintet
12. Miles Ahead by Miles Davis + 19
13. Monk's Music by Thelonious Monk Septet
14. The Clown by Charles Mingus
15. Soulville by Ben Webster
16. Dance Album by Carl Perkins
17. After Midnight by Nat King Cole
18. Songs For Distingué Lovers by Billie Holiday
19. Singin' The Blues by B.B. King
20. Singin' To My Baby by Eddie Cochran
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