"maybe the most important figure in all of rock and roll".

"His music and influence will last forever,"

Chuck Berry was "a magical man" who was "enthusiastic about life".

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

Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones said that Berry "lit up our teenage years and blew life into our dreams".

Singer Bruce Springsteen called him "a giant for the ages".


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