In honor of Oldest Son who is returning from Italy tomorrow.
Written by Chuck Berry in 1959 after returning home after seeing how aboriginals in Australia lived. It was issued as a single in '59 and included on the Album More Chuck Berry in 1962.
Quintessential American Rock 'n Roll, the song highlights aspects of typical American life.
Linda Ronstadt actually had a bigger hit with it in 1978 on her double platinum album of the same name.