Chuck Berry fans will have their chance to pay their respects to the late rock ‘n’ roll visionary. Berry’s family announced in a statement Wednesday that a public viewing will be held from 8 a.m. to noon April 9 at The Pageant club, where Berry frequently performed in his hometown of St. Louis. That will […]
While Elvis Presley became the face of Rock ‘N’ Roll, the true genius behind the art form was Chuck Berry. Berry passed in his home last Saturday at the age of 90, leaving behind a legendary influence that stretched far beyond rock music. Berry was born October 18, 1926 in St. Louis, Mo. The future […]
Hail, hail rock and roll! Legendary musician Chuck Berry died Saturday at the age of 90. Berry was instrumental in the launching of Cleveland’s own Rock and Roll Hall of Fame & Museum and the hall is remembering him there in the days after his death. Know that whenever an inductee passes away, the Rock […]
Black Music Month originated in 1979. President Jimmy Carter proclaimed the month of June as Black Music Month to celebrate the wonderful music, the achievements, births, important timelines, events and to remember those we lost.
Still rocking at 86, music legend Chuck Berry promised a comeback Saturday with six new songs, some written 16 years ago. “And as soon as I can get someone to guide me — and I do know a little about the business — I want to push them out,” he told reporters at the Rock and […]