Chuck Berry: Music Greats and Hollywood Stars Honor the Late Musician

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Chuck Berry

The legendary rock 'n' roll musician was 90.

Legendary rock 'n' roll musician Chuck Berry died Saturday afternoon at age 90, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.

The music legend behind the hits "Maybellene," "Roll Over Beethoven," "Memphis," "My Ding-a-Ling" and "Sweet Little Sixteen" was found "unresponsive" in a residence near St. Louis, the St. Charles County Police Department announced on Facebook.

Berry paved the way for such music greats as The Rolling Stones, The Beatles, The Beach Boys, The Band, Jimi Hendrix, David Bowie, Eric Clapton and AC/DC, among others.

John Lennon once said, "If you tried to give rock and roll another name, you might call it 'Chuck Berry.' "

See the reaction to Berry's passing on social media below.

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