Rock 'N' Roll Pioneer Chuck Berry Dies at 90

In light of the passing of legendary guitarist/songwriter Chuck Berry, yesterday, March 19th, will be remembered as a devastating day for rock ‘n’ roll.

Chuck Berry was pronounced dead at 1:26p.m. after the St. Charles County Police Department responded to a medical emergency in his home in Missouri.

The sad news was confirmed through a Facebook post on Chuck Berry’s official Facebook page, where the bereaved family asked that the public respect their privacy in this difficult time.

The Grammy Award-winning legend who brought us hits like “Maybellene”, “Johnny B. Goode”, “Roll Over Beethoven”, “Rock & Roll Music”, “Brown Eyed Handsome Man”, and more was hailed by many as the pioneer of rock and roll. As news of Chuck Berry’s passing became known, countless tributes came pouring in as testaments to his irreplaceable legacy in music:

 

Hail Hail Chuck Berry!!! None of us would have been here without you. Rock on brother!

A post shared by Lenny Kravitz (@lennykravitz) on Mar 18, 2017 at 4:03pm PDT

May Chuck Berry rest in peace. Hail, hail rock ‘n’ roll.


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