Chuck Berry

MOJO Time Machine: Miles Davis , Chuck Berry, John Coltrane and more play Newport

Chuck Berry was feeling pretty chipper. In a few days he was due to move his family into the house of his dreams on 13 Windermere Place in the north side of St Louis. In the interim, he was to play a gig at Newport, Rhode Island’s jazz festival. He chuckled as he went into his duck walk during Sweet Little Sixteen. Festival organiser George Wein grimaced, however. “When he went into his duck walk, I literally cringed,” he claimed, “but the crowd loved it.”
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Five Times Famous Musicians Stole from Chuck Berry

Countless guitarists have lifted Chuck Berry’s electric guitar licks and riffs, which seems only fair, considering that Berry stole some of them himself. But when did it cross the line? Apparently whenever Chuck said so. Here are five blatant thefts from the Berry patch... 1) The Beach Boys |...
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Billy Strings Covers Chuck Berry In Norfolk

Billy Strings opened his concert in Norfolk, Virginia on Saturday night with a fitting cover of Chuck Berry’s “Promised Land.” The show at Chartway Arena also saw the guitarist showcase a mashup of his songs “Dust In A Baggie” and “Love & Regret” renamed “Dust & Regret.”
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Alessia Cara Sings a Chuck Berry Version of "Bad Romance" by Lady Gaga | That’s My Jam

Alessia Cara performs "Bad Romance" by Lady Gaga over Chuck Berry’s "Johnny B. Goode" in Opposites Attract! Watch That’s My Jam, Mondays 9/8c on NBC. Hosted by Jimmy Fallon, “That’s My Jam” is an hour long music and comedy variety game show that draws inspiration from the most popular “Tonight Show” games. Each episode features two teams of two celebrities competing for a charity of their choice in a series of music, dance, and trivia-based games and musical performances. Signature games to be played include Launch the Mic, Air Guitar, Don’t Drop the Beat, Perfect Mash-Up, Wheel of Impossible Karaoke, Slay It, Don’t Spray It and many more.

In Their Own Words: Chuck Berry

Https:// Take a riveting ride on the Chuck Berry train, exploring the life of the man behind the music. By blending 'hillbilly' music with R&B and writing impactful lyrics, Berry birthed a renaissance in popular music we now call rock and roll.

Southside Johnny interview: New Year’s Eve, ‘medicine,’ Chuck Berry and more

Proof of vaccination or a recent negative COVID-19 test will be required, and attendees will be asked to wear masks throughout the show. But after having to skip their traditional New Year’s Eve concert at the Count Basie Center for the Arts in Red Bank last year, because of the pandemic, Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes will be back there, this year, on New Year’s Eve.

Archival Chuck Berry live album released today, recorded during the 2000s at his hometown club Blueberry Hill

The recently announced archival Chuck Berry album Live from Blueberry Hill was released today on CD and digital formats. The album features 10 performances recorded between July 2005 and January 2006 at the shows that the legendary rock ‘n’ roll pioneer and his backing band played regularly at the Blueberry Hill restaurant and club near his hometown of St. Louis.

Chuck Berry goes back to basics but thrills on Live From Blueberry Hill

Recorded in 2005 and 2006, Live From Blueberry Hill may well be the late Chuck Berry’s final album. It’s certainly a fine tribute to an artist who did more to change the concept of popular song in the 1950s than almost anyone else. This concert set is short,...

Chuck Berry, ‘Live From Blueberry Hill': Album Review

Even in his prime, Chuck Berry in concert was something of a buyer-beware proposition. Pickup bands, inconsistent performances, a sometimes surly disposition did not always guarantee the "Rock and Roll Music" would be as great as it could, and should, be. Blueberry Hill was different, though. The St. Louis club...