Legendary rock musician Chuck Berry has died in the USA. This was reported on the official Facebook page of the St. Charles County Police Department in the suburb of St. Louis, where Berry lived his entire life.
"The St. Charles County Police Department regrets to inform of the death of Charles Edward Anderson Berry, better known as Chuck Berry. The deceased's loved ones are asking to respect their privacy during this difficult time for them," the statement said. p>
At the time of his death, the author of such hits as “ Maybellene ”, “ Roll Over Beethoven ”, “ Memphis ”, “ My Ding-a-Ling ” and others were in 91st year, so the medical report will most likely indicate quite natural causes of death.
John Lennon once said, "If you want to give rock 'n' roll a different name, you should call it Chuck Berry." The musician's legacy has had a huge impact on the creativity of bands such as The Rolling Stones, The Beatles, The Beach Boys, AC / DC, Sex Pistols and many others.
According to the leader of The Rolling Stones Mick Jagger, it was Berry's music that influenced his decision to devote himself to rock.
Chuck Berry did not write music for movies, but his compositions have been repeatedly used in Hollywood projects. In particular, it is his song "Johnny B. Goode" that is performed by the hero of the movie "Back to the Future" Marty McFly.
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