Back in Chicago and on Chess, Berry comes back true-to-form, reconstituting his 1950's sound. Berry keeps his reputation for shaping the English language his own way, only in a late 1960's setting. "Tulane" and "Have Mercy Judge" are the two best known songs, but there's not a bad track here, even if none of it is what he's known for. Unfortunately, Berry found the new, more business-like Chess Records--with Leonard Chess no longer running things--less to his liking than the old, and it began to show in some of the recordings, which were simply less inspired than his old work.
AllMusic Review by Bruce Eder