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Do I have to explain what Chuck and his music meant to me personally and professionally . .. and the foundation of Rock ‘n’ Roll?
My all time favorite Chuck Berry song
While Elvis Presley was rock’s first pop star and teenage heartthrob, Mr. Berry was its master theorist and conceptual genius, the songwriter who understood what the kids wanted before they did themselves. With songs like “Johnny B. Goode” and “Roll Over Beethoven,” he gave his listeners more than they knew they were getting from jukebox entertainment.
John Lennon once said, “If you had to give rock and roll another name, you might call it ‘Chuck Berry.’ ”
“In my universe, Chuck is irreplaceable,” said Bob Dylan.
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The New York Times :: Chuck Berry, Musician Who Helped Define Rock ’N’ Roll, Dies at 90
ABC News :: Legendary musician Chuck Berry dead at 90
Los Angeles Times :: Chuck Berry dies at 90, a founding father of rock ‘n’ roll