Chuck Berry

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Charles Edward Anderson "Chuck" Berry (October 18, 1926, St. Louis, Missouri) is an American rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter, best known for hits like "Roll Over Beethoven", "Johnny B. Goode", "Nadine", "Rock 'N Roll Music", "You Never Can Tell" (used during the dance sequence in "Pulp Fiction" (1994)) and "My Ding-A-Ling". Berry is one of the most influential rock musicians of all time and one of the pioneers of the genre.


"Well, I used to like Chuck Berry when I was in High School. Songs like "Havana Mill" and "Wee Wee Hours" which were the flip sides of the hits that he had – the more bluesy things. His main innovation besides that duck walk choreography was the multiple string guitar solos – the lines were harmonizing because he was playing on two strings at once." (Zappa in The Frank Zappa Interview Picture Disk, pt.2)

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