Back in the U.S.A
Chuck Berry Lyrics


Oh well, oh well, I feel so good today
We touched ground on an international runway
Jet propelled back home, from over the seas to the U.S.A.

New York, Los Angeles, oh, how I yearned for you
Detroit, Chicago, Chattanooga, Baton Rouge
Let alone just to be at my home back in ol' St. Lou

Did I miss the skyscrapers, did I miss the long freeway?
From the coast of California to the shores of Delaware Bay
You can bet your life I did, till I got back to the U.S.A.

Looking hard for a drive in, searching for a corner cafe
Where hamburgers sizzle on an open grill night and day
Yeah, and a jukebox jumping with records like in the U.S.A.

Well, I'm so glad I'm livin' in the U.S.A.
Yes, I'm so glad I'm livin' in the U.S.A.
Anything you want, we got right here in the U.S.A.

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Written by: CHUCK BERRY

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Lyrics
Oh well, oh well, I feel so good today
We touched ground on an international runway
Jet propelled back home, from over the seas to the U. S. A.

New York, Los Angeles, oh, how I yearned for you
Detroit, Chicago, Chattanooga, Baton Rouge
Let alone just to be at my home back in ol' St. Lou

Did I miss the skyscrapers, did I miss the long freeway?
From the coast of California to the shores of Delaware Bay
You can bet your life I did, till I got back to the U. S. A.

Looking hard for a drive-in, searching for a corner café
Where hamburgers sizzle on an open grill night and day
Yeah, and a juke-box jumping with records like in the U.S.A.

Well, I'm so glad I'm livin' in the U.S.A.
Yes. I'm so glad I'm livin' in the U.S.A.
Anything you want, we got right here in the U.S.A.



PJ Riverdale

Five minutes to air-
(Clark is backstage when Berry walks up..)
Berry- " Ain't doin' no dancin''.
Clark- ( somewhat distractedly)
"What...?"
Berry- (louder and more distincty)
"I AIN'T GOING TO DO ANY DANCING".
Clark- " What?" ( reaches for phone and starts dialing)
" Get me Leonard Chess at Chess Records in Chicago, NOW!"
(Clark, glaring at Berry who is standing stock still, waits for Chess to pick up)
Clark- (anxiously) " Len? Dick....Got a problem, Berry is standing here saying he won't do any dancing on the show tonight".
"We air in FIVE MINUTES, Len, I need a little help here"
Chess-( through phone line)- " Put that T- Bone Walker wannabe sonofabitch on the line NOW!"
(Clark throws phone at Berry)
Clark- " It's your FUCKING BOSS!"
Berry ( rattled, but still counting his money, picks up phone)
Berry- " I AIN..." ( Berry is interrupted by an incensed Chess who is now screaming obscenities, slurs, ancient Hittite curses and the Cubs box score that day)
( Suddenly, we hear the loud click of the phone hanging up. Berry puts down the receiver and turns towards Clark who is still glaring at him)
Berry ( sheepshly to Clark)
" Don't worry, Chess says I'm FUCKING dancing"
Clark- " Chuck, save this kind of shit for Alan Freed ! OK?"
END.
A more or less true story, the dialog has been embellished but not much.
Clark never did know exactly what Chess said to Berry but Berry never tried anything like that to Clark again. It is not known what if any hell Berry may have tried on Freed,though.................



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Gale Delgado

Chuck could dance, sing, and play a guitar at the same time better than anybody I have ever seen!

Joelle Benoit

He had a huge ability to do all that with a great smile and staying so classy.

mutinyonthekitkat

Now I can see where the Beatles Back in the USSR came from.

Андрей Петров

Bingo! This song and California Girl by The Beach Boys!

theresa bollman

@Brad rawsner I see you have the coward's give-away trait of using imaginary others to back you up because you are to weak to speak as a man & stand on your own. It's one of the most telling traits of one with a yellow belly. As for no one respecting me, I have 8 or 9 likes while you have none. Maybe mommy can kiss your bruised pride and make it better. If not, there is always milk and cookies. Your bitchy comment to a woman who did nothing to you is also a tell of another issue...I'll leave that up to you to reveal. How do you like it? NO? Then stop being a little bitch.

Brad rawsner

@Kent Lewis
Elvis's initial sound at sun studio was the progressive fusion of white country and bluegrass with black blues. It was REVELATORY.
Elvis's soul depth and diversity destroys anyone.
Racist blacks say elvis stole and copied?
LMFAO
No black sounds anything like elvis presley. Nothing like the king.
Because Elvis's sound was a true chameleon, always changing. Little richard and chuck berry lived decades longer than elvis but failed miserably. They lived well past the 50's and had every opportunity to surpass his achievements, but they sucked ass for decades after elvis died. They didn't have anywhere near the soul depth and diversity of the king.

Brad rawsner

@theresa bollman
No one respects you because you are a low IQ fool.

Joelle Benoit

@John Brian Catedrilla No, British bands recognize their dues and even promote a lot of bluesman and of corse Ckuck.

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FriedGames

#RIPChuckBerry Passed away at age 90 on 3/18/2017. Thank you Chuck for many of the great memories.

someone someone

@clavedesol57 you can if you don’t smoke, drink and maintain a healthy lifestyle

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