The Solitaires – Walking along/Please kiss this letter

Originally released in the US on Old Town records in 1957, Chess acquired the rights to distribute the material in 1958 and this recording was re-released on the Argo label. The recording was released in the UK on London HLM 8745 in November 1958.

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Chuck Berry – Rock and roll music/Blue feeling

The Chess UK Singles – One by One

“Rock and roll music” by Chuck Berry was first released in the UK on London HLM 8531 in December, 1957.

Dale Hawkins – Susie Q/Don’t treat me this way

The Chess UK Singles – One by One

“Susie Q” became one of the great rock and roll standards; Dale Hawkins’ Susie Q was first released in the UK on London HL-8482 in September 1957.

Chuck Berry – Roll over Beethoven/Drifting heart

“Roll over Beethoven” was first issued in the UK on London HL-U 8428 in May 1957.

Clarence Frogman Henry – Ain’t got no home/Troubles troubles

The Chess UK Singles – One by One

Clarence “Frogman” Henry will always be remembered for this masterpiece of rock and roll; which was released in the UK on London HL-N 8389 in March 1957; he subsequently re-recorded it, for Parrot Records, and that was also released on London, HL-U 10025 in March, 1966. The original remains the best.

Chuck Berry – You can’t catch me/Havana Moon

Chess UK Singles – One By One

Chuck Berry’s “You can’t catch me” was issued in the UK in February, 1957 on London HL-N 8375.

The Moonglows – I knew from the start/Over and over again

The UK Chess singles – One by One

“I knew from the start” and “Over and over again” by The Moonglows was first released in the UK on London HL-N 8374 in February 1957.