The news broke this weekend that Rock & Roll pioneer Chuck Berry died this past weekend. of natural causes at the age of 90. As a result TMZ has learned that there will not be an autopsy. The news of his death emerged when police responded to a medical emergency at Berry’s home 45 miles from St. Louis. Attempts to resuscitate him were unsuccessful. Chuck, was portrayed by rapper Mos Def in the Beyonce produced 2008 biopic Cadillac Records, which featured her as Etta James. His songs “Johnny B. Goode,” “Roll Over Beethoven,” “Maybellene” and more played a key roll in shaping the genre of Rock & Roll at a key point in it’s development and history.
Thank you for the music.
Rest In Peace!
Cadillac Records (Trailer)
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