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GOODBYE, CHUCK BERRY!

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If you’re a rock guitar picker and worth your salt, you are playing some Chuck Berry riffs. If you’re a rapper, you’re cussing in a microphone and better stop reading here and kill yourself.

Chuck Berry passed away yesterday at the age of 90. To go along with his impeccable
guitar skills, Chuck was also a master showman.

AWD is traveling today and having a difficult time embedding some of my favorite Chuck movies. Do yourself a favor and go to Youtube and search for “Chuck Berry Hail Hail Rock and Roll” and watch some of the great performances in that documentary. It also has a 80’s vintage Keith Richards paying tribute.

Since my deflicted laptop won’t embed any videos, here’s one I saw that Ted Nugent posted to his Face Book account of him just sitting on his fireplace hearth and wailing away on Johnny B Goode. Here’s the link:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vfsY9uNZioc

AWD will be back in force tomorrow with some chart topping posts but today we music lovers should pause to celebrate a true genius in his field. Who knows where rock music would have been without Chuck Berry? I’m glad we didn’t have to find out.

RIP, Father of Rock and Roll!

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