Chuck Berry

Chuck Berry was an early Rock 'n' Roll legend with the famous duck-walk! Chuck was a trailblazing guitarist, singer, and songwriter whose pioneering contributions to rock and roll music laid the foundation for the genre as we know it today.

Chuck Berry’s Johnny B. Goode is the quintessential guitarists musical piece, a song by a guitarist, about a guitarist who could 'play like the ring of a bell'. It starts with an iconic guitar motif, a classic that every self-respecting guitarist should learn. Famously covered by Jimi Hendrix.


With his electrifying guitar riffs and dynamic stage presence, Berry became one of the first true rock stars, earning widespread acclaim for hits like “Maybellene” (1955), “Johnny B Goode” (1958), and “My Ding A Ling” (1972). His innovative blend of blues, country, and R&B influences set the template for generations of rock musicians to follow, earning him a place in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and cementing his status as a cultural icon. Berry's impact on popular music continues to be felt, with his songs remaining timeless classics and his influence reverberating through the annals of rock history.

You can’t learn it. You can’t teach it. It’s something that comes from within. All I did was give it a voice

Songs: My Dingle ling, Maybelline, Hail hail Rock and roll

Gear: Gibson ES-335   Fender amplifier   

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