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IMcRout
Posted: Sunday, March 19, 2017 6:12:05 AM

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Thank you, Chuck. We will miss you.

... and tell Tchaikovsky the news. Whistle

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progpen
Posted: Sunday, March 19, 2017 7:41:20 AM

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An absolute master of the guitar and stage.

His live performance in Toronto 1969 with the Duck Walk and the splits. (Johnny B. Goode)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7uR5G-Jlugg

And I could not help but add Marty McFly's version, which he stole from Chuck Berry, who stole it from Marty McFly.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S1i5coU-0_Q

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Jyrkkä Jätkä
Posted: Sunday, March 19, 2017 11:26:42 AM

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One of the Greats. R.I.P.

(and long live Rock'n Roll)


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coag
Posted: Sunday, March 19, 2017 4:58:49 PM

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Marty McFly does the duck walk with the right leg stretched and Chuck Berry does it with the left leg stretched. That's interesting-- I would say (on the basis of the videos) that both of them are right handed.
almo 1
Posted: Tuesday, March 21, 2017 7:21:45 AM
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Chuck Berry was in jail in Missouri for some reason when The Beatles made their first record in England in Oct. '62,
but even in jail he was making music.

A month after he was released from jail in Oct. '63,
JFK was assassinated. It was a time in a dark shadow.

Next year bands like The Beatles/The Rolling Stones came to America with rock and roll music which gave brightness to America.

Members of those bands stated Chuck Berry was their master.
Those words gave him brightness and energy too.

He was more loved and respected among professional musicians rather than regular people.

I read it in today's morning paper (in Japanese).



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