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Chuck Berry Appreciation: Hail to the True Creator of Rock Music and Rock Attitude

By rocknation / April 16, 2017

Hohum, there’s “Johnny B. Goode,” “Roll Over Beethoven,” “Maybellene,” “Rock and Roll Music” and all the others. Chuck Berry, Rock ‘n’ Roll Legend Known for Classics Like ‘Johnny B. Goode,’ Dies at 90 In the early 1950s, helped immeasurably by pianist Johnnie Johnson, he created the sound of rock ‘n’ roll by supercharging blues beats […]


St Louis Rock N Roll Legend Chuck Berry Dead at 90

By rocknation / April 15, 2017

Guest place by Joe Hoft Yesterday it had been reported that St Louis Rock N Roll legend Chuck Berry had passed away in his residence outside town. The fourth of six children, Chuck, was no choirboy. In the summertime of 1944 two buddies and he caught into his Oldsmobile to get a visit and robbed several […]


REMINISCENT MONDAY: Bob Dylan Gets Soy Bombed

By rocknation / February 13, 2017

A look back to when Bob Dylan met the Soy Bomber during his Grammy performance….. It’s hard to imagine that Bob Dylan ever needed a comeback. While he’s currently a highly-respected artist who receives endless praise from anyone with ears, and he has more classics in his songbook than most people will write in a […]


Pink Floyd Predicted 2017’s Piggish Politics on ‘Animals’

By rocknation / February 5, 2017

The pig is perhaps the most maligned animal in pop culture. While the primary species form of the sus genus has been the catalyst for some of our most beloved children’s tales—the resiliency of the Three Little Pigs in the face of the Big Bad Wolf, the charming bronze medal winner Wilbur of Charlotte’s Web, the sweet-natured […]


U2, Red Hot Chili Peppers and The Weeknd set to headline Bonnaroo

By rocknation / January 30, 2017

AP A general view of atmosphere during the 2015 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival – Day 4 on June 14, 2015 in Manchester, Tennessee. Jason Merritt/Getty Images MANCHESTER, Tenn. — U2, Red Hot Chili Peppers and The Weeknd are set to headline the annual Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in June. Festival organizers announced the […]


At 90, Chuck Berry back to rock ‘n’ roll

By rocknation / January 24, 2017

Rock pioneer Chuck Berry turned 90 on Tuesday with the surprise announcement that he plans to release his first album in decades. Chuck Berry was one of the pioneers of rock ‘n’ roll in the 1950s. (AFP/Pablo Porciuncula) NEW YORK: Rock pioneer Chuck Berry turned 90 on Tuesday (Oct 18) with the surprise announcement that […]

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