Come On (Chuck Berry song)

Come On (Chuck Berry song)
"Come On"
Single by Chuck Berry
B-side "Go Go Go"
Released October 1961
Format 7" single
Recorded 1961
Genre Rock and roll
Label Chess Records 1799
Writer(s) Chuck Berry
Chuck Berry singles chronology
"I'm Talking about You"
"Come On"
"Come On"
Single by The Rolling Stones
B-side "I Want to Be Loved" (Willie Dixon)
Released 7 June 1963
Format 7" single
Recorded 10 May 1963
Genre Rock and roll
Length 1:48
Label Decca Records F.11675
Writer(s) Chuck Berry
Producer Andrew Loog Oldham
The Rolling Stones singles chronology
"Come On"
"I Wanna Be Your Man"

"Come On" is a song written and first released by Chuck Berry in 1961. The Rolling Stones released a version as their debut single in 1963.

According to the liner notes from the Berry compilation album The Great Twenty-Eight, the performers on the record were as follows:

  • Chuck Berry: Guitars and vocals
  • Johnnie Johnson: Piano
  • Ebby Harding: Drums
  • L.C. Davis: Tenor saxophone
  • Martha Berry: Background vocals


Cover versions

Rolling Stones version

"Come On" was chosen as the Rolling Stones' debut single. Released in the summer of 1963, it reached number 21 on the UK single charts. The B-side was another cover version, Willie Dixon's "I Want to Be Loved". Both songs were recorded in May 1963. The songs are available on More Hot Rocks (Big Hits & Fazed Cookies) (1972), Singles Collection: The London Years (1989), Singles 1963-1965 (2004) and Rolled Gold+: The Very Best of the Rolling Stones (2007).



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