Real Rock & Roll King is Dead

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by Cowboy

Chuck Berry -Roll Over Beethoven, Maybelline, Johnny B Goode, Memphis.. Back In The USA

Berry’s amount of influence on early & all Rock & Roll is only comparable to Elvis, Little Richard & Jerry Lee Lewis & one other…
He was a genius poetic writer, An innovative electric Rock Guitar player, a showman. And he was smart enough to know just how to sell his music to white fans & blacks, non offensively even. He combined White hillbilly music, country & western, & honky tonk with Black jazz, R & B & the blues and more to create Rock & Roll. He knew not to be as sexual as Elvis, or even to claim to be the King to his audiences & press, but to show humbleness to them instead & cleverness. And he paid tribute very cleverly to older whites’ favorites like Frank Sinatra & Bing Crosby…

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