Let’s call it “Free Bird Syndrome”: you’re watching Musician A, and you ask him to play a song associated with Musician B. Some A’s, obviously, are better equipped to handle this than others.
Presented with a title, Bruce Springsteen laughed: “We haven’t played [this] since we were, I don’t know, sixteen.” He might even have been right, since the song dates to 1964, the year Springsteen turned 15.
And after a couple of minutes of trying to get the feel of it, the band was ready to go:
Of course, if you can’t play Chuck Berry, I seriously question whether you can play rock and roll in the first place.