Rock ‘n Roll Icon, Chuck Berry, Dead At 90
The Father of Rock ‘n Roll has passed away.
Known for his musical contributions including “Johnny B. Goode” and “Sweet Little Sixteen” was found unresponsive Saturday at 12:40 PM. Berry could not be revived when paramedics arrived and he was pronounced dead at 1:26.
Chuck Berry left a lasting impression on the music industry and helped paved the way for rock ‘n roll.
Many artists expressed their grief over his passing, including Bruce Springsteen and George Harrison.
Chuck Berry was rock’s greatest practitioner, guitarist, and the greatest pure rock ‘n’ roll writer who ever lived.
— Bruce Springsteen (@springsteen) March 18, 2017
— George Harrison (@GeorgeHarrison) March 19, 2017