Chuck Berry, a Founding Father of Rock 'n' Roll, Dies at 90
Chuck Berry, the singer, songwriter and guitar great who practically defined rock music with his impeccably twangy hits “Maybellene,” “Roll Over Beethoven,” “Memphis,” “My Ding-a-Ling” and “Sweet Little Sixteen,” has died, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. He was 90.
The singer/songwriter, whose classic “Johnny B. Goode” was chosen by Carl Sagan to be included on the golden record of Earth Sounds and Music launched with Voyager in 1977, died Saturday afternoon, St. Charles County Police Department announced via Facebook. The cause of death was not revealed.
Police responded to an emergency call at approximately 12:40 p.m. and found the singer "unresponsive."
Edited by Cryscat, 18 March 2017 - 05:31 PM.
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