Shannon LanierMar 18, 2017, 6:06 pmMar 19, 2017, 7:43 am

Rock 'n' roll legend Chuck Berry dies at 90

Berry was known as the founder of rock 'n' roll, and for hits like 'Maybellene' and 'Johnny B. Goode'

Share
Embed code of this video:

ST. LOUIS — Chuck Berry, the rock 'n' roll founder who defined its joy and rebellion in "Johnny B. Goode" and other classics, has died in St. Charles County, Missouri, west of St. Louis. He was 90.

St. Charles county police say they responded to a medical emergency Saturday afternoon and found Berry unresponsive. He could not be revived and was pronounced dead.

Berry hit the Top 10 in 1955 with "Maybellene" and went on to influence generations of musicians. Among his other hits were "Johnny B. Goode" and "Roll Over Beethoven."

What's On Now & Next

Traffic

NJ-3 E

NJ-21 - NJ-495
East
West
6 min (Avg 59 MPH)
6 min (Avg 63 MPH)

I-78 W

DIAMOND HILL RD - NJTP
West
East
15 min (Avg 58 MPH)
13 min (Avg 67 MPH)

I-287 N

US-1 - EXIT 14
North
South
12 min (Avg 64 MPH)
12 min (Avg 68 MPH)

I-95

I-280 - I-95/I-80 SPLIT
North | East
10 min (Avg 61 MPH)
min (Avg MPH)
More Traffic »

Weather

Jersey City, New Jersey
Broken Clouds
25°F