R.I.P. Chuck Berry

Clip from 1956 movie Rock, Rock, Rock. Berry performs You Can’t Catch Me

 
90 years old. Not bad for a rock ‘n’ roller, someone said. Not just any rock ‘n’ roller, either … one of the seminal forces who inspired many, many musicians and countless fans. According to John Lennon, if we had wanted to call rock and roll something else, we could have called it Chuck Berry.