Music world reacts to the death of Chuck Berry

Gijsbert Hanekroot/RedfernsMusicians around the world took time over the weekend to remember the late Chuck Berry. Rock’s first guitar hero, one of it’s all-time greatest songwriters and a man who inspired generations of musicians, died on Saturday at the age of 90.

The members of The Rolling Stones, the second-generation rock band most closely identified with Berry’s music, shared remembrances on the band’s website:

“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. He lit up our teenage years, and …read more