Celebrating Chuck Berry

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It seemed like Chuck Berry would just keep playing on...

He recently announced his first album in nearly 40 years, entitled Chuck — although he was not going to do any interviews or photographs for the release — and it looked like an upcoming April 29 concert date was booked in Woustviller, France.

But it was not to be.

The rock and roll pioneer died today in St. Charles County, Missouri, aged 90. Read the current details here.

If you want to spend a few moments honoring his passing, here are some articles from the GP archives you can peruse to salute a true legend...

LESSON: How to Play Like Chuck Berry.

1971 Interview. 

*Tom Wheeler's March 1988 Interview. 

* From the site for Robert Doershuk's book, Playing From the Heart.