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Close encounters with Chuck Berry, as a fan, musician and journalist

“Chuck Berry doesn’t give interviews.” My first encounter with Berry didn’t go so well. In four decades as a music journalist, I’ve seen Berry many times — concerts that ran the gamut from pedestrian to thrilling. Along the way, I also had three direct encounters with one of the original architects...
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Before and After Chuck Berry

Technology / Internet : Daring Fireball

Great collection of audio clips from Guilbert Gates for The New York Times: Chuck Berry himself would be the first to admit he didn’t invent rock ’n’ roll, but he came to define it in a series of iconic singles made between 1955 and...

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Entertainment / Music : The Beat Report

For all the attention Berry received in life--and now, in death--his reputation dwarfs his financial success. It's an issue encountered by the founders of many different genres of music that have gone on to enrich others to an incre...

Monday Morning Video – Chuck Berry

Music / Country : Twangville

Count me among the many whose earliest experience with music was courtesy of Chuck Berry. I think it was “Roll Over Beethoven.” Perhaps it was my personal rebellion against the symphony performances that my parents dragged me to att...

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Entertainment Industry / Music Industry : Hypebot

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