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Chuck Berry

Guitarist and singer Chuck Berry was one of the founding fathers of rock and roll. His output from 1955 to 1965 included some of the earliest classics in rock history, from "Maybellene" and "Rock 'n…

Berry, Chuck

(Encyclopedia) Berry, Chuck (Charles Edward Anderson Berry), 1926–2017, American rock music guitarist, singer, and songwriter, b. San Jose, Calif. Berry is widely regarded as one of the leading…

Johnnie Johnson 2005 Deaths

Johnnie JohnsonAge: 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…

Chuck Berry Biography

Chuck Berrysongwriter, guitaristBorn: 10/19/1926Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri Singer, songwriter and guitarist who was a pioneer in the development of rock music. His recordings, known for…

American Music Timeline - 1930-1960

Part V: 1930-1960 by David Johnson 1932 1936 1944 1948 1954 1959 Next: 1960s 1932 Blues pianist Thomas A. Dorsey, "father of gospel music," writes song "Take My Hand Precious Lord" Top Circa…

2017 Deaths - People We Lost

  Deaths in 2017 Prev Next Philip Bond British Actor Philip Bond was best known for The Onedin Line, Doctor Who, The Avengers (television show), and Fever Pitch . Bond died while on…