Vale Chuck Berry

Charles Edward Anderson “Chuck” Berry.

Composer and unpolished performer of pure 12 bar Rock and Roll. (“I would sing the blues if I had the blues.”) Berry produced a large repertoire of memorable songs and influenced innumerable aspiring musicians.

“If you tried to give rock ‘n’ roll another name, you might call it Chuck Berry.” – John Lennon.

“All of us are footnotes to the words of Chuck Berry.” – Leonard Cohen.

“The Shakespeare of rock & roll.”  – Bob Dylan.

“He lit up our teenage years, and blew life into our dreams of being musicians and performers.” –  Mick Jagger.

“What a guy.” – Ed

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October 18, 1926 – March 18, 2017

“Don’t let the same dog bite you twice.”



 

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