[Throw Back Sunday March 19, 2017] Chuck Berry Passes Away at the Age of 90 - P.O.W. Report

Sunday, March 19, 2017

[Throw Back Sunday March 19, 2017] Chuck Berry Passes Away at the Age of 90


Chuck Berry, regarded as one of the most influential figures in American popular music, died Saturday at age 90.

Police responded to a medical emergency at Berry's home near Wentzville around 12:40 p.m. Saturday. He was unresponsive and died at 1:26 p.m. after failed attempts to revive him, according to the St. Charles County Police Department.

Among rock ’n’ roll legends, the singer, songwriter and guitarist behind hits from “Maybellene” to “My Ding-a-Ling” was a duck-walking contradiction. [Read the rest]





Of course, we should be wary of this "post-humous saint-hood" that has become the trend in the last several years. He was a music genius that nobody can deny, however, his personal life is nothing to be revered.

That said, I would like to thank Calvin Klein for helping Chuck find the sound he was looking for:







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