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  • The first posthumous single from Chuck Berry's upcoming album, titled "Big Boys," was released on Tuesday. 

    Listen to Chuck Berry’s posthumous new single, ‘Big Boys’

    The passing of Chuck Berry sent the world into shock and sadness when the news of his death quickly spread across social media on Saturday. The iconic guitarist, who many can thank for the emergence of rock and roll and the guitar hero, was known and respected as a true musician who was still...
  • Chuck Berry put on a show while making his great music

    Chuck Berry put on a show while making his great music

    Many rockers were greatly influenced by the late great Chuck Berry. One of them is Paul McCartney, who, on March 20, issued a lengthy statement about his love for the man and his music. He said, in part, "From the first minute we heard the great guitar intro to ‘Sweet Little Sixteen’ we became fans...
  • Watch: Brad Paisley honors the late Chuck Berry with cover of 'Johnny B. Goode'

    Watch: Brad Paisley honors the late Chuck Berry with cover of 'Johnny B. Goode'

    Brad Paisley paid tribute to one of his idols this weekend when he launched into an electrifying cover of the late, great Chuck Berry’s 1958 Billboard Top 5 hit “Johnny B. Goode” during his Runaway Country festival performance in Kissimmee, Florida. Paisley’s impromptu tribute came within hours of...
  • Watch: Bon Jovi perform 'Johnny B. Goode' in tribute to the late Chuck Berry

    Watch: Bon Jovi perform 'Johnny B. Goode' in tribute to the late Chuck Berry

    Bon Jovi paid tribute to the late great Chuck Berry during the band's concert on March 18 in Columbus, Ohio, at Quicken Loans Arena. The legendary New Jersey rocker dedicated the rock n' roll pioneer's signature song “Johnny B. Goode” to Berry, who died at age 90 from natural causes at his home in...
  • Chuck Berry has passed away at 90

    Chuck Berry has passed away at 90

    It is truly a sad day for rock & roll and indeed the entire music community. As ABC news reported, rock & roll forefather Chuck Berry has passed away. He was 90 years old. While Elvis Presley was known as the “King of Rock & Roll,” it was really Chuck Berry who deserved that title. His...
  • Songs of the Civil Rights Movement

    Songs of the Civil Rights Movement

    Music played a huge role in the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 60s. Whether it was African American gospels, protest songs, or topical comments on racism, violence, and injustice, the music of the Civil Rights Era served as rallying calls for those involved in the movement, black and white...
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