Chuck Berry, guitarist
Guitarist ~ Singer ~ Songwriter
birth name: Charles Edward Anderson Berry

Chuck Berry

October 18, 1926, St. Louis, MO

Of all the early breakthrough rock & roll artists, none is more important to the development of the music than Chuck Berry. ~ Allmusic: Chuck Berry ~ retrieved October 7, 2013 © Allmusic

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October 18, 1980 ~ Billboard Hot 100 ~ #3 (3) Diana Ross, Upside Down ~ #2 (2) Barbra Streisand, Woman In Love ~ #1 (1) Queen, Another One Bites The Dust

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Chuck Berry ~ Voted #5 Ultimate Guitar Top 10 Greatest Rock Guitarists in 2012 ~ Berry's career could have gone in a very different direction after his arrest for armed robbery in 1944. Instead, he set his life straight and became one of the founders of rock n' roll as we know it. Alright, he didn't quite set life straight he was sent back to prison several times for offences including tax evasion - but he was one of the first inductees to the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame on its opening in 1986, and continues to perform today at the grand age of 85. ~ 2012 © Ultimate Guitar

In 2012 three Chuck Berry originals made it to the #DLW500 Dylan's 500 Greatest Albums Of All Time ~ #219 One Dozen Berrys (1958) ~ #107 St Louis To Liverpool (1964) ~ #18 Berry Is On Top (1959)



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