Charles Edward Anderson Berry (October 18, 1926 – March 18, 2017) was an American singer, songwriter, musician, 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. Writing lyrics that focused on teen life and consumerism, and developing a music style that included guitar solos and showmanship, Berry was a major influence on subsequent rock music.
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Snowboarder Hagen Kearney's 2018 Winter Olympics Playlist: QOTSA, Motorhead, Danzig, Chuck Berry & More
Hagen Kearney is kind of what you might picture when you think of a snowboarder: long, blond hair blowing in the breeze and Motorhead blasting in his...
via Billboard at February 11, 2018
They’re being created in full cooperation with Berry’s estate.
via The Fader at January 31, 2018
Known for crafting iconic hits such as “Johnny B. Goode” and “Roll Over Beethoven,” legendary musician Chuck Berry...
via Billboard at January 30, 2018
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