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"Almost Grown"
Single by Chuck Berry
from the album Chuck Berry Is on Top
B-side"Little Queenie"
Released1959
RecordedFebruary 17, 1959
StudioChess (Chicago)[1]
GenreRock and roll, rhythm & blues
Length2:21
LabelChess
Songwriter(s)Chuck Berry
Producer(s)Leonard Chess, Phil Chess

"Almost Grown" is a song written and recorded by Chuck Berry. It was released as a double A-side with "Little Queenie". The song is featured in the 1973 film American Graffiti, and on its soundtrack album.

Recording

The song was recorded on February 17, 1959, at Chess Studios in Chicago, Illinois.

The song was released as Chess single 1722.[3]

Covers

Track listing

7" Vinyl

  1. "Almost Grown"
  2. "Little Queenie"

Chart performance

The song reached number thirty-two on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and number three on the Billboard R&B chart.[5]

References

  1. ^ "The Chuck Berry Database: Details For Recording Session: 17. 2. 1959". A Collector's Guide to the Music of Chuck Berry. Dietmar Rudolph. Retrieved 28 September 2021.
  2. ^ Berry, Chuck, Chuck Berry: The Anthology, CD, 088 1120304-2, MCA Records, Chess, © 2000, liner notes
  3. ^ Berry, Chuck, Chuck Berry: The Anthology, CD, 088 1120304-2, MCA Records, Chess, 2000, liner notes
  4. ^ "Almost Grown - The Animals | Songs, Reviews, Credits | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 26 April 2021.
  5. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942–2004. Record Research. p. 55.