The architect of Rock n' Roll, Chuck Berry, has died. He was 90. A lot of our music heroes took to Twitter to pay their respects:
Chuck Berry was rock's greatest practitioner, guitarist, and the greatest pure rock 'n' roll writer who ever lived.— Bruce Springsteen (@springsteen) March 18, 2017
RIP Chuck Berry. One of my early concerts as a teen was seeing you. I was awed then and that feeling has never waned.— Duff McKagan (@DuffMcKagan) March 19, 2017
I am so sad to hear of Chuck Berry's passing. I want to thank him for all the inspirational music he gave to us. 1/3 pic.twitter.com/9zQbH5bo9V— Mick Jagger (@MickJagger) March 18, 2017
Read this amazing New York Times remembrance - it follows Chuck's entire career!
Through hits like “Sweet Little Sixteen," Chuck Berry invented rock as a music of teenage wishes and good times https://t.co/hUpBR76yQg— The New York Times (@nytimes) March 19, 2017