Rock N' Roll Legend Chuck Berry Dies At 90

March 18, 2017

Rock n' Roll has suffered another great loss as the legendary rock icon Chuck Berry has passed away at the age of 90 years old.

Berry passed away on March 18th in the afternoon in St. Louis, MO. According to the St. Charles County Police Department's Facebook page, "Inside the home, first responders observed an unresponsive man and immediately administered lifesaving techniques. Unfortunately, the 90-year-old man could not be revived and was pronounced deceased at 1:26 p.m."

Berry rose to fame with his timeless hits like "Maybellene," "Johnny B. Goode," Roll Over Beethoven," "Rock and Roll Music," and many, many more. Known for his unforgettable stage presence, he is also known for starting the famous "duck walk," which has since become a very popular stage move utilized by Angus Young of AC/DC.

Throughout his career, Berry was adorned with many presigious accolades. In 1984 Berry was rewarded a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, was recognized in 2000 by the Kennedy Center Honors, and was inducted into the Rock n' Roll Hall of Fame in 1986.