Published: Mon, March 20, 2017
Culture | By Julio Duncan

Chuck Berry Died of 'Natural Causes' No Autopsy

Chuck Berry Died of 'Natural Causes' No Autopsy

Berry's official Facebook page responded to fan inquiries about his forthcoming album Chuck, which was announced on his 90th birthday, October 18, 2016. The legendary guitarist and rock and roll pioneer was gearing up to release CHUCK, his first studio album in 38 years (the record is still due to some time in 2017).

Working to prepare the release of this record in recent months and in fact over the last several years brought Chuck a great sense of joy and satisfaction.

Original Black Sabbath drummer payed his tribute to the "father of rock n' roll", Chuck Berry, who died on Saturday, March 18th.

Fans mourning Chuck Berry's death can look forward to an album of mostly new material expected this year. It features his children, Charles Berry Jr. and Ingrid, on guitar and harmonica, and is dedicated to his wife of 68 years, Themetta Berry.

According to the St. Charles County Police Department's Facebook page, police responded to a medical emergency on Buckner Road at approximately 12:40 on Saturday. The first responders then administered lifesaving techniques. Attempts to resuscitate the 90-year-old legend were unsuccessful.

'The family requests privacy during this time of bereavement'.

Immortalized by the hit "Johnny B. Goode", Berry hit the Top 10 in 1955 with "Maybellene" and went on to influence generations of musicians.

Chuck Berry, rock & roll innovator, dead at 90. He redefined a genre and paved the way for other giants within the industry like the Beatles, the Rolling Stones and Eric Clapton.

Among the accolades that Chuck Berry had received throughout his whole career include an induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1986.

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