Chuck Berry dies at 90

Chuck Berry circa 1958CHUCK BERRY, 90, on March 18 at his home in Wentzville, Missouri. A guitarist, singer and songwriter, he is considered “the Father of Rock and Roll” who refined and developed rhythm and blues into the major elements that made Rock and Roll distinctive, with lyrics that focused on teen life and consumerism, and music featuring guitar solos and showmanship.

He was among the first inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland in 1995.

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