One of the founding fathers of rock & roll and a true pioneer has passed at the tender young age of 90. Charles Edward Anderson Berry or better known as Chuck Berry had such classic songs like “Maybellene”, ‘Johnny B. Goode” and “Roll Over Beethoven”, that inspired so many young kids in the 50’s to turn to rock & roll music and rebel against their parents…in a great way!!!
His guitar work and songs mixed rhythm and blues into what is now known as Rock & Roll. He was a legend and his music will live on forever. And to think, if it wasn’t for Marty McFly, we might not have had his music (kidding – Back to the Future joke). Thank you Mr. Berry for all your greatness.
Here is a video with him and Keith Richards doing “Nadine” back in 1987.
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