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, 1975 ~ Billboard Hot 100 ~ #3 (5) Jefferson Starship, Miracles ~ #2 (2) John Denver, I'm Sorry ~ #1 (1) Neil Sedaka, Bad Blood

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Chuck Berry ~ Inducted in the 1986 Songwriters Hall Of Fame ~ Chuck Berry, the astonishingly gifted singer-guitarist-composer, has almost single-handedly fashioned rock-and-roll through his highly individualized and pace-setting songs. With their strongly surging rhythms, infectious melodies and appealing lyrics, his songs were as widely imitated then as they still are today. ~ 1986 © Songwriters Hall Of Fame

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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