243 - Chuck Berry: The Father of Rock and Roll

Writing songs such as Maybellene and Johnny B. Goode, Chuck Berry would go on to be known as the Father of Rock and Roll, but his career did have its ups and downs including jail time and being plagiarised by the very bands his music inspired.


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REFERENCES AND FURTHER READING:

https://www.britannica.com/biography/Chuck-Berry

https://www.nbcnews.com/pop-culture/celebrity/chuck-berry-father-rock-n-roll-dies-90-missouri-police-n699311

https://www.biography.com/musician/chuck-berry#birth-of-rock-n-roll

https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-lists/500-greatest-songs-of-all-time-151127/chuck-berry-maybellene-59638/

https://web.archive.org/web/20081217114104/http://www.usatoday.com/life/people/2008-12-15-berry-house_N.htm

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