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After the recent passing of Chuck Berry, a letter Carl Sagan wrote to him in 1986 began circulating on social media. It congratulated Berry on the fact that the rollicking guitar riff on "Johnny B. Goode" was now hurtling through space via NASA’s Voyager Golden Record project, as an example of the very human sound…
Sometimes, it seems like the English have to tell Americans what they've been missing. Like rock and roll. While Chuck Berry was playing juke joints in the United States, the Beatles were bringing the sound to the Ed Sullivan Show. Now it's the tech show. London-based firm Allen &......
The musician was honored in his hometown, with a service including letters from Paul McCartney and Bill Clinton and a rendition of “Johnny B. Goode.”
Music legend's fans lined up near St. Louis before dawn on Sunday to pay their final respects to the performer, three weeks after his death at age 90.
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Chuck Berry fans have the chance to say their final farewells to the late rock 'n' roll visionary.
Time for some music notes. The only story I have about Chuck Berry is that he was the opening act for the only Grateful Dead show I ever saw. This was in Portland in 1995. The last tour. I was as excited or more so to see Chuck than the Dead. But the traffic was […]
From all-star tributes to Chuck Berry, Prince and Tupac to the night's most emotional speeches.
The rock icon died last month at age 90.
We recently lost the great Chuck Berry, one of the handful of people whom I’d credit as the originators of rock and roll. His guitar mastery,…
Of all the tributes to Chuck Berry (two in the current NR) none that I saw reflected what I always felt about him — that for all his catholicity and energy, there was something slick and soulless about his music. The reason I think may be in his bio: He wanted to be Charlie Christian, playing jazz guitar. Show More Summary
Chuck Berry was one of Keith Richards' greatest influences, but their relationship was not always amicable.
Chuck Berry punched Keith Richards in the face after he found him toying with his guitar. The iconic musician - who died on March 18, aged 90 - was one of Richards' biggest influence, but his temper flared when he saw the Rolling Stones...Show More Summary
Keith Richards has always been forthright about Chuck Berry’s influence on his music, but the memories of Berry he shares with Rolling Stone are more nuanced than pure adulation. For starters, the now desceased music icon once punched Richards in the face. The black eye, or as the Rolling Stones ... More »