Chuck by friends (IV)

Of course we can not forget Chuck Berry’s songs covered by The Rolling Stones; I have counted 13 versions included on regular albums in this list. We have selected a couple of them. in the opinion of a non-RollingStones expert (me), they are the most famous ones. Enjoy! I could not resist including this video […]

Chuck by friends (II)

We are sharing these days Chuck Berry’s songs covered by other artists.  Since today in 1963 the first record by The Beatles (Please, please me) was released in the UK [other famous records were also released on March 22; e.g.: ‘Bringing it all back home’ (1965),  fith record by Bob Dylan], and it is well […]

Chuck by friends

We are going to dedicate some posts to share several songs covering some of the hits by the great artist that has left us this weekend.  Here is the first one. Recorded by David Bowie during the Ziggy Stardust sessions (1971). Enjoy!

Bye, bye Chuck

Yesterday Chuck Berry, rock and roll pioneer, and genius was dead; he was 90.  Some nice words that I have included from the NY Times: He made a surprising announcement on his 90th birthday, Oct. 18, 2016: He was planning to release his first studio album in almost 40 years. The album, called simply “Chuck” and […]

The man known as the father of rock and roll

“If you had to give rock & roll another name,” John Lennon once said, “you might call it ‘Chuck Berry”. Jerry Lee Lewis’ mom said, ‘You (referring to her son) and Elvis are pretty good, but you’re not Chuck Berry.’” Today this man is 90!! Happy birthday! To celebrate, we bring you this powerful 1955 […]