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Toronto, Mar 20 (Canadian-Media): Chuck Berry, a guitarist and songwriter, popular in the world as one of the fathers of rock 'n' roll had died at age 90 on Saturday in his home in Missouri, U.S., media reports said
Berry was deeply mourned by musicians and entertainers offered him condolences in social media to to remember his life and work, CBCNews reports said.
Nikki Sixx of Mötley Crüe & Sixx:A.M., author of 2 NY times best sellers, photographer tweeted that the music genre "wouldn't be what it came to be" without Berry,
Guns N' Roses guitarist Slash said on Instagram Johnny B. Goode singer was "undisputedly the king."
Bruce Springsteen, an American singer-songwriter known for his brand of poetic lyrics said in one of his posts on the facebook, “Chuck Berry was rock's greatest practitioner, guitarist, and the greatest pure rock 'n' roll writer who ever lived. This is a tremendous loss of a giant for the ages.”
Berry had influenced The Rolling Stones, an English rock band. The Rolling Stones singer Mick Jagger in one of posts on the face book thanked Berry "for all the inspirational music he gave to us." "Chuck, you were amazing, and your music is engraved inside us forever."
Keith Richards, an English guitarist, singer, songwriter, and founding member of The Rolling Stones tweeted, "One of my big lights has gone out.”
Tweets from Lenny Kravitz, an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actor,
“Hail Hail Chuck Berry!!! None of us would have been here without you. Rock on brother!”
An English musician, singer, songwriter and actor Ringo Starr tweeted,
“Just let me hear some of that rock 'n' roll music any old way you use it I am playing I'm talking about you. God bless Chuck Berry Chuck.”
British actor Connor McIntyre picked out a lyric from School Day,
“ding ding goes the bell' Chuck ..... RIP #RIP#chuckberry.”
Country singer Keith Urban tweeted, “ RIP Chuck Berry !!!! Thank you for the poetry, the passion and the potency! GO JOHNNY GO. – KU”
an American actor and lyricist, Charlie Daniels tweeted, " The greatest rock and roll lyricist ever has passed away at 90 Chuck Berry rest in peace.”
A German guitarist, Rudolf Schenker tweeted, “One of my heroes, a true icon, a legend just left the building. You was the definition of Rock'n'Roll. I salute you! #rip #chuckberry”.
(Reporting by Asha Bajaj)
Image of Chuck Berry: Wikipedia