RIP Chuck Berry.

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RIP Chuck Berry.

Post by pre65 » Sat Mar 18, 2017 10:45 pm

Rock and roll legend Chuck Berry has died aged 90, police in US state of Missouri report.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-39318602
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Re: RIP Chuck Berry.

Post by Mike H » Sun Mar 19, 2017 12:47 pm

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Did well tho at 90
 
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Re: RIP Chuck Berry.

Post by pre65 » Sun Mar 19, 2017 1:24 pm

Mike H wrote:
Sun Mar 19, 2017 12:47 pm
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Did well tho at 90

Indeed, I wonder if he was still playing with his "ding a-ling" ? :lol:
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Re: RIP Chuck Berry.

Post by IslandPink » Sun Mar 26, 2017 12:47 pm

Nobody mentioned 'Memphis Tennessee' on the TV pieces about him - shame.
Massive talent and hell of a character.
There's a very funny bit in the biography of Mark E Smith ( The Fall ) . Their road manager in the mid 80's quit, saying to Mark that he was fed up with all the hassle he'd had to put up with dealing with Mark & the band. He said he was going to move on to something more meaningful, with real professionals - running a UK tour for Jerry Lee Lewis and Chuck Berry that was arriving in Manchester the next month. Mark burst out laughing and said "you've got to be joking - those guys are notorious ! ". He commented that when the plane landed in Manchester, Chuck Berry refused to come out of the plane until he was paid another £5000 !
"I don't care, I don't care, I don't care if he comes round here, I've got my beer in the sideboard here"

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