Yesterday's Sounds Today

Tag: Rock and Roll

Chuck Berry: After School Session (Hoodoo Records)

Chuck Berry’s 1957 debut album might not contain all the hits from the era–Berry was a singles man, after all–but it is a fine document of Berry’s versatility as a guitarist. This expanded edition also includes a handful of beloved contemporary singles.

3AM Eternal: Nervous Norvus, “Transfusion” (1956)

A novelty song about car accidents is actually a much more graphic number than its silliness makes it seem.