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    Chuck Berry

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    many different genres. Chuck Berry has influenced such genres as rhythm and blues (R&B), country, and today’s pop music. He realized at a young age he had to play more than just “black” music as a black artist. He had to appeal to whites since most Americans in the 1950s were white. He had exposure to several different genres growing up in his St. Louis, MO hometown. He heard country from the whites, rhythm & blues (R&B) from mostly blacks, even Latin music. His family environment set him up well for

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    Chuck Berry is known as one of the most influential artists of the rhythm and blues, rock and roll error of music from the 50’s through the 70’s. He is famous for a vast amount of hit records including the hit songs Maybellene My-Ding-A-Ling and Johnny B. Goode. Many music historians considered Berry’s song Maybellne the first true rock and roll song. While undergoing his musical career Berry faced numerous devastating obstacles that could have tragically ended his career. All of Berry’s songs were derived

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    -Charles Anderson Edward Berry or known as Chuck Berry is the most influential rock n roll artist in music history. He’s known for his songs including ‘Maybellene’ and ‘Johnny B. Goode’. -He was born on October 18, 1926 in St. Louis, Missouri. He was exposed to music at a young age at school and church. His parents, Martha and Henry Berry, were grandchildren of slaves and they were among the African Americans who migrated from rural south to St. Louis for employment during World War 1. Martha was

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    Chicago in the search of a record contract. He meets Muddy Waters, a legendary blues musician, who suggested that he should go and meet the Chess records. After that, he wrote a song called "Maybellene" within a week’s time. It had reached No. 1 on the R&B charts in no time and No. 5 on the pop charts too. Many music historians consider "Maybellene" as the first true rock 'n' roll song, because of its very unique beat, country and

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    guitar songs that will help you learn the guitar but not be so easy that it will bore you? Even if you only have a basic knowledge of the guitar, these 3 songs will really help to move your technique up to the next level fast... Chuck Berry - Johnny B. Goode (beginner guitar song chords needed - A D and E) As a good beginner guitar song this song is a timeless classic and something that nearly every rock god on a guitar will have played somewhere down the line. It's actually quite easy to learn the

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    The 1950s saw the rise of Chuck Berry, considered the King of Rock 'n' Roll. His musical take on rhythm and blues (R&B) was a large influence on many successful artists that rose the following decade; most notably The Rolling Stones. I examine Chuck Berry’s early career and how The Rolling Stones modeled themselves from his style, and then expanded it. During the 1950s, many R&B artists, such as Little Richard, used the piano as their main instrument. His music had that rock 'n' roll exuberance

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    following decade, but most notably The Rolling Stones. This paper examines the earlier musical career of Chuck Berry and how The Rolling Stones modeled themselves upon him and then expanded themselves further. During the 1950s, many rhythm and blues (R&B) artists, who were of African American descent, used the piano as their main choice of instrument,such as Little Richard. His music had that rock 'n' roll exuberance, soulful voice, and in your face shouting that is a common ingredient in rock today

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    Chuck Berry was a very dominant part of history and rock & roll. Berry, a St. Louis native adopted country, blues and R&B inspirations to create a singular guitar technique. Berry paired these skills with astounding charisma, extraordinary stage moves and an expressive voice that was projected more to *white youth and anyone young at heart, guaranteeing his status as one of rock & roll's first great hit makers. Berry was a big player in “The first wave” of rock & roll artists. Historians say Elvis

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    Chuck Berry: Chuck Berry was born on October 18th, 1926 in St. Louis Missouri. Having an early exposure to music drew effect in his life. Berry Became an influential representative of Rock and Blues music. Having a specific hit titled “Johnny B. Goode”, which you might recognize from the movie “Back To The Future” starring Michael J. Fox. Chuck Berry grew up with his parents Martha and Henry Berry. His father was an industrious carpenter as well as a deacon for the church they attended. During

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    Now and then

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    musician, bandleader and composer, Johnson composed the riffs for many of Berry's most famous tunes, including "Maybellene," "Sweet Little Sixteen" and "Rock and Roll Music," which Berry transposed to guitar. Berry wrote his best-known song, "Johnny B. Goode," in tribute to Johnson. But it was Johnson who actually gave Berry his first big break. On New Year's Eve in 1952, Johnson, then fronting the his own trio in St. Louis, was stuck. His sax player fell ill and he needed an emergency replacement

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