Music World Mourns the Loss of Legendary Rock and Roller Chuck Berry

Chuck Berry Dies at 90 go to link see url source generic meltabs viagra buy lasix online without prescription dissertation guide essays english language importance help me with my paper get link brand viagra + pharmacy how to do your thesis statement propecia free trial thesis statement examples critical essay cipro for sale no prescription order essays viagra online urgente hsc belonging creative writing insurance cover cialis source college paper writing service Music legend Chuck Berry has died at the age of 90.

According to sources, the St. Charles County Police confirmed they responded to a ‘medical emergency’ at his home near St. Louis, Missouri, at 12.40pm on Saturday.

When authorities and first responders arrive at the scene, they found Berry unresponsive.  Attempts to revive the “Johnny B Goode” singer were unsuccessful. 

He was pronounced dead at 1.26pm.

Chuck Berry Gossip News and Trivia


  • Father of Ingrid Berry.
  • Chuck Berry received the John F. Kennedy Center Honors in 2000.
  • Received the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1984.
  • He originally wanted to be a professional photographer and started singing and playing in a band to buy cameras and photography equipment. Some of his photographs of the famous and near-famous are hanging in galleries around the world today.
  • Chuck Berry worked as a janitor, carpenter and hairdresser.
  • He was arguably the most important figure in rock-n-roll in the 1950s, besides Elvis Presley.
  • Although Presley had much more explosive record sales and greater commercial longevity,
  • Berry was equally influential and had the satisfaction of knowing that he, unlike Presley, had written all of his own classics.
  • Chuck Berry was voted the fifth Greatest Rock ‘n’ Roll Artist of all time by Rolling Stone.
  • His only #1 hit was his controversial novelty song “My Ding a Ling”.
  • One of his daughters, Aloha, went to the same high school (University City Senior High School) as actor Edgar L. Davis and rapper Nelly.
  • Whenever he performs live, he always picks a venue which is near an Indian restaurant, so he can have a meal straight after the show. When he was at the Nottingham Royal Concert Hall in the 1990s, the stage door was directly opposite the front door of the Mogul-E-Azam, so he was able to sneak out the stage door, across the alley and have his meal without traveling too far (one of the roadies on duty that night let slip about the restaurant information).
  • He was awarded a star on the St. Louis Walk of Fame in St. Louis, Missouri on June 25, 1989.
  • On June 1, 1979, President Jimmy Carter asked him to perform at the White House.
  • Inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame (1982) and the Blues Hall of Fame (1985).
  • Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (charter member) (1986) and the American
  • Songwriters Hall of Fame (1986).
  • He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 1777 North Vine Street in Hollywood, California on October 7, 1987.
  • In Stephen King’s novel “Christine”, many chapters open with lyric fragments from his songs.
  • Performs on a Wednesday each month at Blueberry Hill, a restaurant in the Delmar Loop neighborhood in St. Louis.
  • Born to a contractor and deacon of a Baptist church and his wife, a qualified principal, he was the third of six children.
  • He made his national television debut on November 8, 1957 on New American Bandstand 1965 (1952) performing “Rock and Roll Music” twice in a row, by demand of the teenage dancers in the studio.
  • Has served three jail terms–for armed robbery in 1944, for violation of the Mann Act in 1959 and for income-tax evasion in 1979. He served two years in the state penitentiary in Terre Haute, Indiana, and was released in February 1964.
  • He owns a warehouse full of old Cadillacs, one from every three or four model-years, all the way back to the mid-1950s, which he claims to be trying to get rid of, but says that nobody will give him a fair price, so he just stores them away.
  • Is mentioned in “Chuck Berry Fields Forever” by Gilberto Gil, “Chuck Berry” by The Toasters, “I Hear You Knocking” by Dave Edmunds, and “Rock and Roll Never Forgets” by Bob Seger.

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