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Charles Edward Anderson “Chuck” Berry sunrise 10/18/26, sunset 3/18/17 St. Louis, Missouri.
After release from reformatory worked in an automotive assembly plant.
He owned a nightclub in St. Louis called Berry’s Club Bandstand.
From 1962 to 1965 he served time in prison for transporting a 14 year old girl across state lines.
Convicted of armed robbery in high school and served time in a reformatory from 1944 to 1947.
Record Producer Chuck Granata Remembers Chuck Berry
Record Producer Chuck Granata Remembers Chuck BerryLOURDES GARCIA-NAVARRO, HOST:We continue our remembrance of rock and roll legend Chuck Berry.
And to talk more about his influence on American music, we turn now to music historian Chuck Granata.
GRANATA: But Chuck Berry was really setting the trend a year or two before Elvis.
CHUCK GRANATA: Good morning, Lulu.
GARCIA-NAVARRO: So Chuck Berry is known, of course, as the father of rock and roll.
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