I Read The News Today, Oh Boy...





Front Page > Related Articles
The Passing of Chuck Berry

Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Paul McCartney explains how Beatles wouldn't exist without Chuck Berry

In early 1958, Chuck Berry released "Sweet Little Sixteen," a song that would change the course of music history. It ignited the urge to celebrate rock and roll in kids throughout America, but it also traveled the world and influenced the Beatles during their defining years, some of their biggest hits were covers of Berry songs.

Source: Esquire Magazine
Monday, March 20, 2017
Video: Chuck Berry and John Lennon rocking and rolling together

John Lennon and Yoko Ono co-hosted the Mike Douglas show in 1972. One of his guests that week was rock 'n' roll legend Chuck Berry, on the show they teamed up to perform Memphis and Johnny B. Goode, the first meeting between Lennon and Berry. The video of this performance is now available on the internet.

Source: WXRT FM, Chicago
Paul McCartney remembers Chuck Berry

On the passing of Chuck Berry, along with a recent pic of him and Chuck together, Paul McCartney posted on his official website PaulMcCartney.com, "Chuck Berry sadly passed away over the weekend. He was one of rock 'n' roll's greatest poets. He will be missed but remembered by everyone who ever loved rock 'n' roll."

Source: PaulMcCartney.com
Celebs including Ringo Starr and Mick Jagger remember Chuck Berry Warning: Page opens with sound

Chuck Berry, the man who invented rock and roll, who passed away on Saturday at 90, inspired most of the greatest rock stars of the last century. John Lennon once said, "If you tried to give rock 'n' roll another name, you might call it Chuck Berry." Ringo Starr honored him by quoting a lyric from the song Rock and Roll Music on twitter.

Source: The Daily Telegraph, Sydney

» Click here to see all the latest news...




Flowers in the Dirt
Remastered Special Edition




The Complete Collection
George Harrison


More Beatles
at Amazon

Sponsored Links
Pure McCartney
Paul McCartney's personal mix tape
www.amazon.com
Love Me Do
Limited edition Parlophone 45 with reproduction sleeve
www.amazon.com
Here, There and Everywhere
My Life Recording the Music of the Beatles by Geoff Emerick
www.amazon.com
Help is on the way!
DVD includes 30 min making of documentary and cast interviews
www.amazon.com

Search news for:


Billy J. Kramer and the Dakotas recorded Bad To Me and I Call Your Name at EMI Abbey Road Studios on this day in 1963.

More Beatles History...



Listen to a daily summary
of the latest Beatles news



She Loves You
John Lennon Series Book 3
by Jude Southerland Kessler

Have you heard about
Meatless Monday?




Join Paul McCartney!
Be healthier!
Save the planet!

Internet Beatles Album
Beatles Fan Day
Mister Brian Epstein
Victor Spinetti
The Beatles (Official)

Submit News Tip
Contact Beatles News



Front Page  The Beatles  Paul McCartney  John Lennon  George Harrison  Ringo Starr  Rock and Roll

Home  Beatle News Blog  News Features  Beatles Calendar  Fab Gear  Submit News Tip  Contact Us


BeatlesNews.com is not affiliated with or approved by the Beatles, Apple, MPL, EMI or Capitol Records.
Original Content Copyright © 2002-2017 Adam Forrest, All Rights Reserved