Sad news out of St.Louis, Missouri today (March 18) as it was announced that music legend Chuck Berry has passed away. He was found unresponsive in his home this afternoon. Berry was 90 years old.
The St. Louis native was born in 1926 and was one of the first musicians inducted to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. He also earned a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award and a Kennedy Center honor. Berry’s extensive music catalog includes hits like “Maybellene” “Roll Over Beethoven” and Johnnie B. Good.” Earlier in the year, Berry announced the release of his self-titled studio album Chuck.