Rock 'n' roll legend Chuck Berry dies at age 90

Rock 'n' roll legend Chuck Berry performs "Johnny B. Goode" at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston. (AP Photo/Josh Reynolds, File)
Rock 'n' roll legend Chuck Berry performs "Johnny B. Goode" at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston. (AP Photo/Josh Reynolds, File)

Legendary musician Chuck Berry has passed away at the age of 90.

St. Charles County Police Department in Missouri confirmed Berry’s death Saturday afternoon.

“St. Charles County police responded to a medical emergency on Buckner Road at approximately 12:40 p.m. today (Saturday, March 18). Inside the home, first responders observed an unresponsive man and immediately administered lifesaving techniques. Unfortunately, the 90-year-old man could not be revived and was pronounced deceased at 1:26 p.m. 
The St. Charles County Police Department sadly confirms the death of Charles Edward Anderson Berry Sr., better known as legendary musician Chuck Berry.
The family requests privacy during this time of bereavement.”

Berry was known for hit songs such as “Johnny B. Goode” and “Roll Over Beethoven.”

He announced that he would release an album for the first time in 35 years later in 2017.

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