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Rock ‘n’ Roll Legend, Chuck Berry Dead At 90

CHUCK BERRY-1Chuck Berry, a music pioneer often called “the Father of Rock ‘n’ Roll,” died Saturday at his home outside St. Louis, his verified Facebook page said.  He was 90.

A post on the St. Charles County police Facebook page said officers responded to a medical emergency at the residence around 12:40 p.m. (1:40 p.m. ET) Saturday and found an unresponsive man inside. Resuscitation efforts failed.

“The St. Charles County Police Department sadly confirms the death of Charles Edward Anderson Berry Sr., better known as legendary musician Chuck Berry.”CHUCK BERRY-2Born Charles Edward Anderson Berry Sr., he is widely regarded as the “Father of Rock ‘n’ Roll.

Berry wrote and recorded the songs “Johnny B. Goode” and “Sweet Little Sixteen,” which every garage band and fledgling guitarist had to learn if they wanted to enter the rock ‘n’ roll fellowship.

“Chuck Berry was rock’s greatest practitioner, guitarist, and the greatest pure rock ‘n’ roll writer who ever lived,” said Bruce Springsteen in a short tribute posted on Twitter.

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