Rock n’ Roll superstar Chuck Berry expired on Saturday, 18 in the age of 90, authorities in Missouri said.
Authorities responded to a medical emergency in a house in the region, which lies in the east of Missouri state close to the town of St. Louis. First responders were not able to restore him and discovered an unresponsive guy, the official statement said.
Berry, a guitarist and vocalist, was known for such hits as ‘Roll over Beethoven‘ and ‘Sweet Little Sixteen’, and helped shape the music genre of Rock n’ Roll. His departure brought on mental tributes from fellow musicians as well as other celebs who commended him as a rock ‘n’ roll trailblazer.
Berry was hailed by Bruce Springsteen as the best rocker ever.
“Chuck Berry was rock’s best practitioner, guitarist as well as the finest pure rock ‘n’ roll writer who ever lived,” Springsteen composed on Twitter.
Chuck Berry was the finest practitioner of rock, guitarist, as well as the finest pure rock ‘n’ roll
Springsteen frequently mentioned Chuck Berry as an influence, playing backup in the rock elder’s group in the 1970s as The Boss was acquiring popularity. Both guitarists collaborated in a gala concert in 1995 to start the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Singer songwriter Brian Wilson of the group Beach Boys took to twitter.
I’m so unhappy to learn about Chuck Berry – a huge inspiration! He’ll be missed by everybody who adores Rock ‘n Roll. Love & Mercifulness — Brian Wilson (@BrianWilsonLive) March 18, 2017
Ringo Starr, Obama, Questlove and Kravitz additionally chose to twitter:
Everybody who came before him – and turned up after was rolled over by Chuck Berry. We are going to miss you, Chuck. Be great. — Barack Obama (@BarackObama) March 19, 2017
It began with Chuck Berry. He inspired us all. The 1st record I purchased was Chuck’s “Live in the Tivoli” and I had been never exactly the same. — Rod Stewart (@rodstewart) March 18, 2017
The planet has lost a true leader with all the passing of Chuck Berry, who leaves a legacy which will continue to inspire and amuse eternally pic.twitter.com/7mvIkB5udT — Michael Jackson (@michaeljackson) March 19, 2017
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