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Sunday, 19 March 2017

Chuck Berry Dies











ENTERTAINMENT

Rock ’N' Roll Legend Chuck Berry 

Dead At 90

The guitarist was known for a string of 1950s and ’60s hits.

 19/03/2017 9:13 AM AEDT | Updated 23 minutes ago







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Music legend Chuck Berry penned a great number of hits in the 1950s and ’60s that influenced generations of rock groups, including The Beatles. 
Rock ’n’ roll pioneer Chuck Berry has died, Missouri police said Saturday. He was 90.
“The St. Charles County Police Department sadly confirms the death of Charles Edward Anderson Berry Sr., better known as legendary musician Chuck Berry,” police said in a statement posted to Facebook.
First responders were called out to a home on Buckner Road around 12:40 p.m. and found a man later identified as Berry unresponsive “and immediately administered lifesaving techniques,” the statement reads. They were unable to revive him and he was pronounced dead at 1:26 p.m.