Singer, Charles Edward Anderson “Chuck” Berry is dead. He was an American guitarist, singer and songwriter and one of many pioneers of rock and roll music.
Chuck Berry, a music pioneer usually referred to as “the Father of Rock ‘n’ Roll,” is dead.
He died on Saturday, March 18 at his dwelling outdoors St. Louis, his verified Fb web page mentioned. He was 90.
Charles county police say they responded to a medical emergency on Saturday afternoon and located Berry unresponsive. He couldn’t be revived and was pronounced dead on the spot at 1:26pm on Saturday. Berry hit the Prime 10 in 1955 with “Maybellene” and went on to affect generations of musicians.
He was popularly identified for songs like Roll Over Beethoven and Candy Little Sixteen.