Good evening my fellow bloggers. Sadly a short time ago my hometown loss its great son, Mr. Chuck Berry–Rock & Roll King! Here is a great piece by Some Unique Magazine’s CEO/Founder F. Kenneth Taylor, honoring Mr. Berry, this talented, beloved elder who is now with the endless energy of time..
F. Kenneth Taylor
On Saturday, March 18th, 2017; the music industry lost the ‘Father of Rock-n-Roll,’ some would rightfully argue, and music legend and icon, Chuck Berry. The St. Louis, MO native and music pioneer died at his Wentzville, MO home from natural causes, and currently no autopsy has been planned. Born, Charles Edward Anderson, on October 26th, 1926, music entered Berry’s life very early as he discovered inspiration from Gospel, Blues, and even Country.
Photographer Unk. Chuck Berry. http://www.chuckberry.com. Mar. 20, 2017
Chuck Berry stepped on stage for the first time at Sumner High School, a well-known landmark among St. Louis natives and residents. Unfortunately, as a teen, Berry was mischievous and troublesome, and soon found himself spending three years in reform school for his actions. Upon his release in 1947, he settled into normal life, earning degrees in Hairdressing and Cosmotology, before landing employment…
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