Sad news for music fans, and really, for music itself: Chuck Berry has died.
He passed away on Saturday, March 18th, from unknown causes. He was 90 years old, and an absolute legend.
While we don't know exactly what caused his death, we do know that paramedics were called to his Missouri home and found him unresponsive. They tried to revive him, but they were unsuccessful.
Well, we know that, and we also know that so many people are devastated at this loss.
See how celebrities are paying tribute to the life and legacy of Chuck Berry.
1. Bruce Springsteen
“Chuck Berry was rock’s greatest practitioner, guitarist, and the greatest pure rock ‘n’ roll writer who ever lived.”
2. The Rolling Stones
“The Rolling Stones are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Chuck Berry. He was a true pioneer of rock’n’roll & a massive influence.”
3. Darius Rucker
“Song of the day…’Roll Over Beethoven’ by Chuck Berry. RIP. Legend isn’t a big enough word for you sir!!”
“Chuck Berry IS rock and roll! It’s sad day for rock and roll, but his music will live on forever. Hail, hail rock and roll!!!!!”
5. Pauley Perrette
“Remember … #ChuckBerry influenced your favorite artists… Yup… ALL OF THEM ! RIP Chuck, and thanks.”
6. Alice Cooper
“RIP #ChuckBerry, the genesis behind the great sound of rock n roll. All of us in rock have now lost our father.”