Chuck Berry’s Son Remembers Rock Pioneer: ‘He Was Inspirational’

Charles Berry Jr., Chuck Berry's only son, joined his father's band in the early 2000s and played guitar with him throughout his hard-touring Eighties. Rolling Stone spoke with Charles Jr. last week regarding an upcoming project, and he shared some remarkable memories about his father, who died Saturday at 90. Here, in excerpts from that interview, Berry Jr. shares memories of his

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Flashback: Chuck Berry, Bruce Springsteen Play Spirited ‘Johnny B. Goode’

Chuck Berry was the first artist inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame when the institution launched in 1986. So when the museum finally opened nine years later with an enormous concert at Cleveland Municipal Stadium, it only made sense to have him open the show. Berry usually played with pickup bands to

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