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Legendary Musician Chuck Berry Dies At The Age Of 90

Legendary Musician Chuck Berry Dies At The Age Of 90



Legendary musician Chuck Berry has died. He 90 years old.

St. Charles County police in Missouri responded to call placed at around 12:40 p.m. local time on Saturday, March 18th. They arrived on the scene where Berry was found unresponsive. He was pronounced dead at 1:26 p.m., according to the police department.

The cause of death was not revealed.

Charles Edward Anderson “Chuck” Berry was an American guitarist, singer and songwriter and one of the pioneers of rock and roll music. With songs such as “Maybellene” (1955), “Roll Over Beethoven” (1956), “Rock and Roll Music” (1957) and “Johnny B. Goode” (1958), Berry refined and developed rhythm and blues into the major elements that made rock and roll distinctive, with lyrics focusing on teen life and consumerism and music featuring guitar solos and showmanship that were a major influence on subsequent rock music.

Rita Ballou

March 18th, 2017

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