Even if you don’t like blues and rock’n’roll, you’ve probably still heard Berry’s songs. As a pioneer and a visionary, he helped shaped both genres in in the early 60s. His influence can never be overestimated. A black man, he had to prove his worth on every step of the way, which serves as an inspiration to his successors.
- Roles:Guitarist, Singer,
- Members of:Chuck Berry & His Combo
- Instruments:Guitar, vocals
- Birth name:Charles Edward Anderson Berry
- Born:(1926-10-18)October 18, 1926St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
- Years active:1953–2017
1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, 2000s, 2010s
- Died:March 18, 2017(2017-03-18) (aged 90)Wentzville, Missouri, U.S.
- Labels:Chess, Mercury, Atco, Dualtone
- Associated acts:Johnnie Johnson, T-Bone Walker, Muddy Waters