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News // 2 Articles
A Connoisseur of Fine Things: Interim Thoughts on the Life and Career of Chubby Checker
3 Aug 2017 // 10:00 PM
While Bob Dylan was furiously writing “A Hard Rain’s a-Gonna Fall” Chubby Checker was busy with his Trinidadian dance for the teenybopper diaspora. Dancing one’s ass off is as reasonable a response to impending nuclear annihilation as anything.
Chuck Berry Made Americans Surrender to the Rhythm
30 May 2017 // 9:00 PM
Chuck Berry was not only the true king of rock 'n' roll, the architect and originator -- he was also an astute anthropologist of American culture.
Chuck Berry: Chuck
7 Jun 2017 // 9:20 PM
The good news is that while the man was no longer a groundbreaking creator of a new musical style, he still could rock in creative and energetic ways.
'Keith Richards: A Life in Pictures' Makes Addictive Eye Contact With the Living Legend
8 Mar 2016 // 9:05 PM
A lot of rock stars are hard to look at, either because when one gets up close you can see they've got simply too much crazy-eye, or dead-eye, or entitled-eye.
The Long Goodbye: 'Chuck' Took Its Own Sweet Time
22 Jun 2017 // 4:34 AM
It wasn’t supposed to take four decades to make what turned out to be Chuck Berry’s final album.
Chuck Berry is Rock Hall’s American Music Masters 2012 honoree
26 Jul 2012 // 3:35 AM
LOS ANGELES — There’s just one question about the announcement that Chuck Berry is the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum’s honoree