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Chuck Berry

Born: Oct 18, 1926 in St. Louis, MO
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Genre: Pop/Rock, R&B
Biography: Of all the early breakthrough rock & roll artists, none is more important to the development of the music than Chuck Berry. He is its greatest songwriter, the main shaper of its instrumental voice, one of its greatest guitarists, and one of its greatest performers. Quite simply, without him there would ...Read full biography
Berry Is On Top [Reissue]
Released: 1959
Label: Geffen
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If you had to sweat all of Chuck Berry's early albums on Chess (and some, but not all, of his subsequent greatest-hits packages), this would be the one to own. The song lineup is exemplary, cobbling together ...Read full review
St. Louis to Liverpool
Released: 1964
Label: Chess/Geffen/MCA
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This album puts the lie to the popular myth that Chuck Berry's music started to fade away around the same time that the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, et al. emerged covering his stuff. His songwriting is ...Read full review
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