1. Ice Swimmer says

    One of the folks from the 50s*, for whom much of the modern popular music is indebted to. May he rest in peace.
    * = Many are already dead, Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis, Otis Rush and Fats Domino still live.

  2. rq says

    No! He was an atmospheric essence of Stephen King novels, one of two main ones for me.
    Coincidentally, a big figure -- maybe the biggest -- of Latvian diaspora music also died yesterday (not sure with the timezones).

    For them both, lai vieglas smiltis.

  3. StevoR says

    Chuck Berry’s music continues -- on theVoyager golden records strapped to space-probes journeying to the stars.

  4. Raucous Indignation says

    I saw him on the Upper West side many years ago, in a club that’s no longer there. Small venue, very intimate. Brilliant artist.

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