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Name-Song Tournament: 1950s & 1960s (Round 2)

We started with 64 name-songs in round 1, and now we have 32 going into round 2. Here are the match-ups: Group 1 Match Song Song #1 “Denise” (1963) by Randy & The Rainbows vs. “Carol” (1957) by Chuck Berry #2 “Eddie My Love” (1956) by The Teen Queens vs. “Anna (Go to Him)” (1962) […]

'Hail, Hail Chuck: A Tribute to Chuck Berry' is more about the music than the man

Nearly a year after his death at 90, Chuck Berry is getting the bio-musical treatment at Black Ensemble Theater. The man who helped create rock and roll music (as well as writing, well, “Rock and Roll Music”) inspired L. Maceo Ferris’ “Hail, Hail Chuck: A Tribute to Chuck Berry,” which takes us...

Tom Rapp, frontman of ’60s psychedelic band Pearls Before Swine, dies at 70

He toured with Chuck Berry and Bob Dylan but eventually quit music to become a lawyer.

Gary Clark Jr announces 2018 tour

Gary Clark Jr, who took part in the Chuck Berry and Fats Domino tribute at the Grammys and played one of the Roots Jam Sessions right before that, has announced a US tour... Continue reading…

Deaths in 2017: Among the Luminaries, Fighters With a Cause

Remembering Mary Tyler Moore, Chuck Berry, Jerry Lewis, Sam Shepard and many more, but also a remarkable roster of champions who pressed for change.

Final goodbye: Roll call of some who died in 2017

They made music that inspired legions of fans. Rock 'n' roll founding father Chuck Berry and Fats Domino, rockers Tom Petty and Greg Allman, grunge icon Chris Cornell, country superstar … Click to Continue »

Black Ensemble Theater announces 2018 season

Black Ensemble Theater has announced its 2018 season, featuring tributes to Chuck Berry, Patti LaBelle, blues artists and the women of soul. First up is “Hail, Hail Chuck: A Tribute to Chuck Berry” (Feb. 17-April 1), written by L. Maceo Ferris. Daryl Brooks will direct the revue featuring rock-’n-roll...

The Year in New Yorker Postscripts: Derek Walcott, Chuck Berry, and More

Michael Agger revisits the most memorable Postscripts of 2017, including New Yorker writers’ remembrances of Tom Petty, Lillian Ross, Denis Johnson, Sam Shepard, and more.

Now Available: Same Record We Shipped to Extraterrestrials

Somewhere out in the great abyss of space, an alien may be jamming to Chuck Berry this very moment. Now, earthlings can buy the very same record. The Washington Post reports that startup Ozma Records is poised to begin shipping copies of the famed Golden Record that NASA sent into...

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AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young died over the weekend. He's the latest in a never-ending sad and continuous stream of beloved musicians passing away. This year has seen, among others, Young, Chuck Berry, Tom Petty, Chris Cornell, Gregg Allman, and Chester Bennington all shuffle off this mortal coil. Show More Summary

Green Day Expose Trump for the Zombie That He Is in They Live Homage

Green Day find Donald Trump so lacking in humanity that they consider him a member of the undead. For their video for new song “Back in the USA,” off their new greatest hits album (FYI, it’s not a Chuck Berry cover), the band have paid homage to John Carpenter’s 1988 ... More »

Gunn-Truscinski Duo – “Seagull For Chuck Berry

5 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

In recent years, Steve Gunn has found a new kind of prominence in the indie sphere as one of the people in a loose circle of contemporary guitar troubadours. He's adept at ragged, rambling folk-rock that can further unspool into improvisational jams or washes of noise. The latter element comes from Gunn's history with instrumental…

Chuck Berry on Belgian television in 1965.

I enjoyed watching this:Then YouTube fed me this: Chuck Berry (and Little Richard) at the Bill Clinton inauguration (in 1993). Shots of Clinton and Gore in the audience are hilarious:

Drinking a vintage bottle of Coke from 1956

7 months agoHumor / odd :

Mark and his friend Anton recently cracked open a Coca-Cola that was bottled in 1956, back in the era of Chuck Berry, sock hops, and Marty McFly’s first time travel destination. I don’t want to totally spoil the results of their taste...Show More Summary

The Jayhawks, a Chuck Berry tribute & Low Cut Connie @ Americana Fest (pics, setlists)

Lincoln Center Out of Doors put a cap on 2017 this past weekend with its annual Americana Fest.... Continue reading…

Jayhawks, Bonnie Raitt & more playing free Americana Fest NYC this weekend

It's the finale for this year's Lincoln Center Out of Doors festival, and it also features a tribute to Chuck Berry, Memphis soul legened Don Berry, Amanda Shires, roots supergroup Traveller, and more. And it's free. Continue readin...

Eduard Planting Gallery in Amsterdam presents 'Legends Passed'

8 months agoArts : Artdaily

Eduard Planting Gallery in Amsterdam presents from 29 July until 30 September the exhibition 'Legends Passed'. As a tribute, the gallery shows a selection of nostalgic portraits of legends such as Muhammad Ali, Chuck Berry, David Bowie, Johan Cruijff, Roger Moore and Prince, that passed away in 2016 and 2017. Show More Summary

Chuck Berry's House in St. Louis, Missouri

A small red brick house in St. Louis was once the home of a rock 'n' roll legend, and will soon be the home of his legacy. This is the house where Chuck Berry lived from 1950 to 1958. A faint “B” for "Berry" can still be seen on theShow More Summary

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