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Chuck Berry Laid To Rest

Gene Simmons paid a heartfelt tribute to Chuck Berry at the legendary musician's funeral on Sunday (09.04.17).The 'Roll Over Beethoven' hitmaker - who died of natural causes aged 90 on March 18 - was laid...

Chuck Berry Punched Keith Richards After Backstage Row

Chuck Berry punched Keith Richards in the face after he found him toying with his guitar.The iconic musician - who died on March 18, aged 90 - was one of Richards' biggest influence, but his...

Chuck Berry's Fans Will Be Able To Say Goodbye To Johnny B. Goode Singer

The late singer's private funeral will be held on 8 April (17), and fans will be able to honour Berry at a planned public viewing. Last week (ends24Mar17), Chuck's family members also...

Chuck Berry Back In U.s Top 40 After 40 Years

His greatest hits compilation, The Definitive Collection, debuts at 33 on the new countdown. It's the rock 'n' roll legend's first top 40 hit since The London Chuck Berry Sessions spent 20...

Chuck Berry Inspired Keith Richards And The Rolling Stones

Keith Richards was inspired by the late Chuck Berry's music. The 73-year-old guitarist has revealed the music legend, who tragically died earlier this month at the age of 90, largely influenced him and The...

Chuck Berry Set For Highest U.s. Chart Album In Over 40 Years

Fans keen to give the Roll Over Beethoven hitmaker a big send-off have snapped up his greatest hits album The Definitive Collection, which is set to debut in the top 50 on Sunday...

Chuck Berry 'Set To Leave $50 Million Estate To Family'

The 90-year-old music icon was found unresponsive at his home in St. Charles County, Missouri, on 18 March (17) and medics were unable to revive him. His family announced the death on the musician's Facebook...

Chuck Berry's First Posthumous Single Released

The Johnny B. Goode hitmaker, who passed away on Saturday (18Mar17), celebrated his 90th birthday in October (16) by announcing plans to unveil his first album in 38 years, and on Wednesday (22Mar17),...

Chuck Berry's Final Lp Out In June

Chuck Berry's final album will be released on June 16.The late rock 'n' roll legend - who passed away on Saturday (18.03.17) at the age of 90 from natural causes - revealed on his 90th...

'Big Boys' Is The Latest Song From Chuck Berry's Forthcoming Final Album

A new single from Chuck Berry's forthcoming posthumous album 'Chuck' was unveiled this week entitled 'Big Boys'. It comes just three days after the rock 'n' roll pioneer was found dead of natural causes at...

Little Richard Devastated By Death Of Friend Chuck Berry

The Johnny B. Goode hitmaker was found dead at his home in Missouri on Saturday (18Mar17) and the music world has been grieving ever since. Following heartfelt tributes from the likes of...

The Ultimate Chuck Berry Playlist

The sad passing of Chuck Berry last week has the whole world reflecting on the birth of rock 'n' roll. To wave goodbye to one of the most important faces in the whole evolution of...

Chuck Berry's Final Album Will Drop This Year

Chuck Berry's final album will be released over the coming months. The music legend announced on his 90th birthday in October that he was planning to drop his first record since 1979's 'Rock It' but,...

Paul Mccartney Pays Tribute To Chuck Berry

The former Beatles star posted a heartfelt tribute to the rock 'n' roll icon on his website, calling Berry "a magician". Berry was 90 when he was found dead at his home...

Brad Paisley Honours Chuck Berry With Concert Cover

The news of the 90-year-old's passing hit headlines as Brad prepared to hit the stage at the Runaway Country music festival in Kissimmee, Florida, and he decided to switch up his set list...

Chuck Berry Died From Natural Causes

Chuck Berry died from natural causes.The rock 'n' roll legend passed away at his home in Missouri on Saturday (18.03.17) at the age of 90, but there will be no post-mortem examination carried out because...

Chuck Berry Died Of Natural Causes - Report

According to editors at TMZ.com the You Never Can Tell singer's personal doctor will sign off on his death certificate without an autopsy and classify his death, at the age of 90 as...

Rest In Peace Chuck Berry: Tributes Roll In For The Grandfather Of Rock And Roll

It's a sad week for rock 'n' roll fans everywhere as the news circulates that the musical pioneer Chuck Berry was found deceased in his home over the weekend. The legendary Missouri guitarist was 90-years-old,...

Taylor Hackford: 'Chuck Berry Was The Most Difficult Movie Star'

The music icon, 90, passed away in his native Missouri on Saturday (18Mar17), and celebrities including Bruce Springsteen, the Rolling Stones, and Lenny Kravitz promptly took to social media to pay tribute....

Tributes Flood In For Rock Legend Chuck Berry

Police in St. Charles County, Missouri responded to a medical emergency at his home on Saturday (18Mar17), where the 90-year-old star was found unresponsive. Officers tried to revive him, but he was subsequently...

Ringo Starr, Brian Wilson And More Pay Tribute To Chuck Berry

Tributes have continued to flood in for the late Chuck Berry from the likes of Ringo Starr, Brian Wilson and Ronnie Wood.The rock 'n' roll legend passed away on Saturday (19.03.17) at the age of...

Rock Icon Chuck Berry Dies

Police in St. Charles County, Missouri responded to a medical emergency at his home on Saturday (18Mar17), where the star was found unresponsive. Officers tried to revive him, but he was subsequently pronounced...

Chuck Berry Dies Aged 90

Chuck Berry has died at the age of 90.The rock 'n' roll legend passed away at his home in Missouri on Saturday (18.03.17), St Charles County police have confirmed.They said in a statement: ''St Charles...

Chess Records Co-founder Dead At 95

The Chess Records co-founder, who helped introduced Chuck Berry, Muddy Waters, Bo Diddley, and Etta James to the world, passed away at his home in Arizona on Wednesday (19Oct16), aged 95. Chess...

The Rolling Stones Wish Chuck Berry A Happy Birthday

The Rolling Stones rockers Sir Mick Jagger and Keith Richards wished their idol Chuck Berry a happy 90th birthday on Tuesday (18.10.16).The two musicians have made no secret of the fact Chuck - who was...

Chuck Berry To Drop His Twentieth Album 'Chuck' At 90

Chuck Berry is set to launch his first album in nearly four decades with 'Chuck', dedicated to his wife Themetta. The announcement coincided with the rock 'n' roll legend's 90th birthday, which took place yesterday...

Chuck Berry Announces First New Album Since 1979

Chuck Berry is releasing his first new studio album for 38 years.The music legend turned 90 on Tuesday (18.10.16) and to mark the milestone birthday he's announced his 18th LP 'Chuck' is being released in...

Chuck Berry Celebrates 90th Birthday With Surprise Album

The singer-songwriter, considered by many as the forefather of rock’n’roll, reached the milestone age on Tuesday (18Oct16) and delighted fans by revealing plans for a new offering - almost four decades after his record Rock...

Chuck Berry Skips Polar Music Prize Ceremony Due To Illness

Rock 'n' roll legend Chuck Berry was unable to accept the 2014 Polar Music Prize in Sweden on Tuesday (26Aug14) due to ill health.The Johnny B. Goode singer, 87, was due to collect the prestigious...

Singing St. Louis' Praises: Budweiser Made In America Hit Missouri In Their Music Documentary Expose

The ever overlooked St. Louis, Missouri is our next stop for the Budweiser Made in America documentary series, and an appropriate point ahead of Jay Z's music festival.Almost every major city in the United States...

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