Chuck Berry (I) (1926–2017)


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Charles Edward Anderson Berry was an American singer, songwriter and guitarist who pioneered rock and roll. Nicknamed the "Father of Rock and Roll", he refined and developed rhythm and blues into the major elements that made rock and roll distinctive with songs such as "Maybellene" (1955), "Roll Over Beethoven" (1956), "Rock and Roll Music" (1957)... See full bio »

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Known For

Men in Black Soundtrack
(1997)
Back to the Future Soundtrack
(1985)
(2017)
Pulp Fiction Soundtrack
(1994)

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 2019 Washington DC (Short)
 1990 America's Toughest Assignment: Solving the Education Crisis (TV Movie documentary) (composer: theme music)
 1990 Status Quo: The Anniversary Waltz - Part One (Music Video) (song: "No Particular Place to Go")
 1981 Rod Stewart: Tonight He's Yours (TV Special) (composer: song "Sweet Little Rock 'n' Roller")
 1967 Domingo salvaje (composer: song "Memphis")
 1956 Rock Rock Rock! (songs)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

CD: "Johnny B. Goode: His Complete '50s Chess Recordings" See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 2 Portrayals | 1 Interview | 23 Articles | 4 Pictorials | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

Facebook | Instagram | See more »

Height:

6' 0½" (1.84 m)

Spouse:

Themetta "Toddy" Suggs  (his death)  (4 children)

Children:

Berry, Aloha | See more »

Parents:

Berry, Martha | Berry, Henry
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Personal Quote:

[on his song "School Days"] I wanted to write about school because most of my audience at the particular time was a school element. See more »

Trivia:

He was voted the fifth Greatest Rock 'n' Roll Artist of all time by Rolling Stone. See more »

Trademark:

Gibson guitars See more »

Nickname:

The Father of Rock 'n' Roll See more »

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