Celebrities Pay Tribute To Chuck Berry After News Of His Death

Katie Jerkovich | Entertainment Reporter

Celebrities and music legends paid tribute to rock ‘n’ roll pioneer Chuck Berry on Twitter following news of his death Saturday.

Bruce Springsteen, Mick Jagger, Rod Stewart and dozens more shared their memories of the legendary guitarist who passed away at his home at the age of 90. Berry was known for such hits as “Maybellene,” “Sweet Little Sixteen” and “Johnny B. Goode.” (RELATED: Chuck Berry Punched Keith Richards For Touching His Guitar [VIDEO])

Rock and roll legend Chuck Berry performs during the Bal de la Rose in Monte Carlo, Monaco on March 28, 2009. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard/File Photo

Rock and roll legend Chuck Berry performs during the Bal de la Rose in Monte Carlo, Monaco on March 28, 2009. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard/File Photo

“Chuck Berry was rock’s greatest practitioner, guitarist, and the greatest pure rock ‘n’ roll writer who ever lived,” Bruce Springsteen tweeted.

 

“It started with Chuck Berry. He inspired us all. The 1st album I bought was Chuck’s ‘Live at the Tivoli’ and I was never the same,” Rod Stewart tweeted.

“RIP Chuck Berry !!!! Thank you for the poetry, the passion and the potency! GO JOHNNY GO. – KU,” Keith Urban tweeted.

Katie Jerkovich

Entertainment Reporter

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