- Singer, Charles Edward Anderson "Chuck" Berry is dead
- Chuck was an American guitarist, singer and songwriter and one of the pioneers of rock and roll music.
- He died in St. Charles County, Missouri at the age of 90
Chuck Berry, a music pioneer often called "the Father of Rock 'n' Roll," is dead.
He died on Saturday, March 18 at his home outside St. Louis, his verified Facebook page said. He was 90.
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Charles county police say they responded to a medical emergency on Saturday afternoon and found Berry unresponsive. He could not be revived and was pronounced dead on the spot at 1:26pm on Saturday. Berry hit the Top 10 in 1955 with "Maybellene" and went on to influence generations of musicians.
He was popularly known for songs like Roll Over Beethoven and Sweet Little Sixteen.
Watch a video of Chuck below:
May his soul rest in peace.