ST. LOUIS (AP) — Chuck Berry, the rock ‘n’ roll founder who defined its joy and rebellion in “Johnny B. Goode” and other classics, has died in St. Charles County, Missouri, west of St. Louis. He was 90.

St. Charles county police say they responded to a medical emergency Saturday afternoon and found Berry unresponsive. He could not be revived and was pronounced dead.

Berry hit the Top 10 in 1955 with “Maybellene” and went on to influence generations of musicians. Among his other hits were “Johnny B. Goode” and “Roll Over Beethoven.”

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11 thoughts on “Rock ‘n’ Roll Visionary Chuck Berry Dead At 90

  1. Rest in peace Chuck – Rock and Roll icon. One of the truly great music artists, his songs were on every juke box around. My deepest heartfelt sSympathies and condolences to his family and friends!

  2. theflyingnun on said:

    Welcome him into Your paradise where there will be no more weeping, sorrow or pain. Thank You for blessing us with his talent.

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