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March 27, 2008 Former frontman for The Kinks Ray Davies shares some of his favorite music.

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May 16, 2007 Even a ubiquitous figure like Chuck Berry has neglected gems gathering spiderwebs somewhere.

June 29, 2006 The editors of Paste magazine wondered: who are the best living songwriters around. They gathere...

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Rock-and-roll legend Chuck Berry felt ill and was checked out by  ambulance medics before a show Saturday night, a Chicago fire official  said. An audience member at the show, however, said Berry slumped over during the show and was offstage for at least 20 minutes.

January 2, 2011 It's been while since he seemed relevant, but Berry helped define the sounds of rock 'n' roll.

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Chuck Berry performing at the Birmingham Odeon in England.

July 2, 2000 With his first hit Chuck Berry began a career reinventing rock 'n' roll with each new song.

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April 15, 2010 We compiled the best guitar moves to build both your muscles and your godlike mystique.

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  • Album: Blues
  • Artist: Chuck Berry