Tag: Chuck Berry

The Chuck Berry Story

The Chuck Berry Story, recorded in conversation with Dave Roberts on his Music for Grown Ups, Thursday 6 April, 8.20 pm (UK) on Meridian FM Chuck Berry (born 18 October 1926, died 18 March 2017) was one of the titans of rock’n’roll. John Lennon was quoted as saying, “If you tried to give rock’n’roll another…


American RocknRoll Story

American RocknRoll Story: these extracts are from Derek Shelmerdine‘s book Rock’n’Roll Unravelled. (Please note, there is much more information in the book, this is simply to give a flavour of the story of Americian rocknroll in Rock’n’Roll Unravelled.) These extracts give an insight into the rise of American rocknroll in the early-middle 1950s, before it…