Chuck Berry; Father of Rock n' Roll
Hayley King and Kaitlyn Funk
Chuck Berry: Hello, everyone. Thank you for inviting me.
Show Host: It's a honor!
Chuck Berry: It's the same here.
Show Host: How have you been doing?
Chuck Berry: I've been well. You?
Show Host: I've been excited for your arrival!
Chuck Berry: I've been excited to come here.
Show Host: That's great! Now, it's time for our sponsors!
- Went to Sunday School and Church as a child
- Sang in the Church Choir
- Sang in Glee club
- Began to play guitar in high school
- Took courses in cosmetology
- Styled hair
- Worked as a photographer and carpenter
- Was a part of a trio called the "Chuck Berry trio"
- Signed to record with Chess
- Muddy Waters
- Chuck Berry Trio
- Themetta (wife)
- The Beatles
- The Rolling Stones
- Sang in the 1950's
- 1950's civil movement
- Dwight D. Eisenhower becomes president
- Cold War
- Communist uprising expected
- Suburban Culture
- "School Day (Ring! Ring! Goes the Bell)"
- "Sweet Little Sixteen"
- "Roll over Beethoven"
- "John B. Goode"
- "No Particular Place to Go"
- "My Ding-A-Ling"
- "Memphis, Tennesse"
- Earned Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award
- In Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
- Received the Triple Award
- His song "Johnny B. Goode" was on Voyager I and II
- Receives Kennedy Center Honor
- Was convicted for taking an under-aged girl across state lines
- Served 20 months in prison
- Created the "Duck walk"
- Was nicknamed the "Father of Rock and Roll"
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