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Chuck Berry (1926-2017)

Chris Charlesworth, Rock's Backpages, March 2017

THANKS TO HIS duck walk, the way he swung the neck of his guitar around and those nifty little bent-note licks that opened his songs, Chuck Berry was the first great guitar hero of the rock'n'roll era – but you didn't have to be a virtuoso to play like him. With a little practice and a bit of determination just about anyone can play Chuck Berry's music.

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