The legend of rock, Chuck Berry
Chuck Berry has died aged 90, a statement on Facebook said: “The St Charles County Police Department sadly confirms the death of Charles Edward Anderson Berry Sr, better known as legendary musician Chuck Berry.”
“The family requests privacy during this time of bereavement.”
Tributes have been pouring in for Chuck Berry, Slash, Guns N’Roses guitarist said on twitter: “Heartbroken to hear of the passing of Chuck Berry. He was undisputedly the king. A moment of silence is definitely in order. RIP.”
“Chuck Berry merged blues & swing into the phenomenon of early rock ‘n’ roll. In music, he cast one of the longest shadows. Thank You Chuck.” Said the Jacksons in a tweet.
Epic Records chairman said: “Music was changed forever by Chuck Berry’s indescribable impact. What a great life in music.”
Police in Missouri confirmed the singer had died at his home.
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