The Rolling Stones are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Chuck Berry.
He was a true pioneer of rock ‘n’ roll and a massive influence on us. Chuck was not only a brilliant guitarist, singer and performer, but most importantly, he was a master craftsman as a songwriter. His songs will live forever.
“I am so sad to hear of Chuck Berry’s passing. I want to thank him for all the inspirational music he gave to us. He lit up our teenage years, and blew life into our dreams of being musicians and performers. His lyrics shone above others and threw a strange light on the American dream. Chuck, you were amazing, and your music is engraved inside us forever.”
“One of my big lights has gone out!”
“So sad ~ with the passing of Chuck Berry comes the end of an era. He was one of the best and my inspiration, a true character indeed.”