St. Louis — WSAV
One of the kings of Rock and Roll has died. Chuck Berry is best known for his colorful lyrics, inventive guitar playing, and thrilling stage antics.
He helped make Rock and Roll Music an international obsession.
Berry is known for his classic hits such as “Johnny B. Goode,” Sweet Little Sixteen” and “Roll Over Beethoven”.
He died Saturday at his home West of St. Louis.
Police say emergency responders were called to his home around 12:30 p.m., but found him unresponsive. Several attempts to revive Berry failed and he was pronounced dead.
Berry was 90 years old.