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Chuck Berry


"Hail!  Hail!  Rock 'n' Roll"
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
-- inducted 1986
Blues Hall of Fame
-- inducted 1985
Songwriters Hall of Fame
-- inducted 1986

  Chuck Berry -- Photo courtesy of Tina Chester - booking information    Chuck Berry - booking information  The year was 1955. Chuck Berry, then a relatively unknown blues musician from St. Louis, arrived at a Southside Chicago club to hear the legendary Muddy Waters perform. During a break, Berry introduced himself to Waters backstage, toyed with the string of his guitar and asked if he could play one of his songs.

Waters was so impressed with what he heard that he arranged an appointment with Leonard Chess of Chess Records, then the leading major "black music" record company in the country. Chess took a gamble on the obscure musician from Missouri and let him record two songs on a disk. One was called "Maybelline" and caused an immediate sensation, quickly becoming one of the most popular songs in the country, one of the first songs to win a triple crown on the Billboard charts: number one in rhythm-and-blues, number one in country-and-western and number one in pop.

For Chuck Berry, it was the beginning of a sound that would excite and electrify three generations to come – the sound of rock 'n' roll!

"Roll Over Beethoven" followed in 1956, a song which influenced millions of teenagers in America. Several years later, in the 1960's, the Beatles earned one of the few gold records they received for a song they didn't write when they paid homage to Berry with their version of "Beethoven."

Among the greatest hits which Berry created include "Rock and Roll Music" (later recorded by the Beatles), "Around and Around," "Carol," "You Can't Catch Me," "Memphis," "Johnny B. Goode," "Sweet Little Sixteen," "Sweet Sixteen," "School Days," "Brown-Eyed Handsome Man," "Nadine," "Almost Grown," "Too Much Monkey Business," "No Particular Place to Go," "Back in the U.S.A.," "Reelin' and Rockin'," "Thirty Days" and "My Ding-A-Ling."

On January 23, 1986 Chuck Berry was inducted into the Rock 'N' Roll Hall of Fame.

Hit songs include --

  • Maybellene
  • My Ding-A-Ling
  • School Day
  • Sweet Little Sixteen
  • Johnny B. Goode
  • Roll Over Beethoven
  • Thirty Days (To Come Back Home)
  • Almost Grown
  • Too Much Monkey Business
  • Brown Eyed Handsome Man
  • Rock & Roll Music
  • No Money Down
  • Carol
  • No Particular Place To Go
  • Wee Wee Hours
  • Oh Baby Doll
  • Sweet Little Rock And Roll
  • You Never Can Tell
  • Back In The U.S.A.
  • Too Pooped To Pop
  • Nadine (Is It You?)
  • Reelin' & Rockin'

Chuck Berry may be available for your next special event!

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Genre: Rock 1
  Styles
   .Classic Rock. / ClassicRock
   .Rock & Roll. / RockNRoll
   .Early R&B. / EarlyR&B

Years active
   x50s, x60s, x70s

Born: ..in Missouri / born nMissouri
         ..in St. Louis / born StLouisMO
           Oct 18, 1926

Based: ..in Missouri / based nMissouri
           ..in St. Louis / based StLouisMO

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Information

Berry's Tour Schedule  

Berry's Concert Schedule   by Live Nation

Berry's Concert Schedule –  by Ticketmaster

Music Store –  albums you can buy on-line


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