SHAKE­SPEARE OF ROCK ‘N’ ROLL 1926-2017

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NEW YORK: John Len­non said: “If you tried to give rock ‘n’ roll an­other name, you might call it ‘Chuck Berry’.” Bob Dy­lan once called the mu­si­cian, who died on Satur­day at 90, “the Shake­speare of rock ‘n’ roll”.

His songs staked out the ter­ri­tory, in both son­ics and lyrics, for a new art form, and in the decade from 1955 to 1965, he cre­ated a body of work filled with dozens of per­fectly crafted masterpieces.

Too Much Mon­key

Sub­ter­ranean Home­sick Blues,

Man

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