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Johnnie Johnson

Age: 80

blues and rock pianist who played with Chuck Berry for more than 20 years. They collaborated on such hits as “Roll Over Beethoven,” “Maybellene,” and “Brown-Eyed Handsome Man.” Berry wrote the song “Johnny B. Goode” in honor of Johnson.

Died: St. Louis, April 13, 2005

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