March 23, 2017

“Don’t care to hear ‘em play a tango,

I’m in the mood to dig a mambo;

It’s way too early for a congo,

So keep rockin’ that piano,

So I can hear some of that

Rock and Roll Music”

– Chuck Berry (1926-2017)

To Do Today: Turn on a Chuck Berry album and dance!

 

 

 

Chuck Berry, Rock ‘n’ Roll Pioneer, Dies at 90

 

Chuck Berry, who with his indelible guitar licks, brash self-confidence and memorable songs about cars, girls and wild dance parties did as much as anyone to define rock ’n’ roll’s potential and attitude in its early years, died on Saturday at his home near Wentzville, Mo. He was 90.

 

Read the full The New York Times Obit here:

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/18/arts/chuck-berry-dead.html?_r=0

 

 

 

 

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Daily Lenten Commitment: “Let no one come to you without leaving better and happier.” – Mother Teresa

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