UNIVERSITY CITY, Mo. — The image is timeless Americana: Chuck Berry hunched over, ready to launch into his famous Duck Walk, picking his Gibson guitar and wailing a song. It’s the image captured in the statue of the man considered by many to be the father of rock and roll, dedicated Friday in the University […]
An eight-foot statue of rock and roll pioneer Chuck Berry was approved on Monday despite the opposition of some local residents, including one who said the Hall of Fame singer/songwriter should not be honored because he is a “felon and not a friend of women.” The Root Reports: The University City council, which has jurisdiction over the spot […]
CHICAGO — Rock-and-roll legend Chuck Berry felt ill and was checked out by ambulance medics before a show Saturday night, a Chicago fire official said. An audience member at the show, however, said Berry slumped over during the show and was offstage for at least 20 minutes.
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