Chuck Berry Receives Presidential Praise from Barack Obama and Bill Clinton


Chuck Berry Receives Presidential Praise from Barack Obama and Bill Clinton
  1. Chuck Berry Receives Presidential Praise from Barack Obama and Bill Clinton
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    "Chuck Berry rolled over everyone who came before him -- and turned up everyone who came after," tweeted…
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By Jon Wiederhorn

Chuck Berry moved mountains. His commanding presence, infectious songs, and iconic guitar playing didn’t just influence generations of musicians, Berry also had great impact on society and pop culture, which explains why his music has been used in numerous films and TV shows, and why Michael J. Fox’s character Marty McFly references Berry in a classic scene in Back to the Future. Even Presidents were moved by Chuck’s classic songwriting, as Barack Obama and Bill Clinton demonstrated by paying tribute to the late rock and roll pioneer.

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“Chuck Berry rolled over everyone who came before him — and turned up everyone who came after,” tweeted Oba…

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