Chuck Berry's death has reignited familiar questions over how far critics should go in the impulse to conflate a musician’s work and character.
He was as much of an American icon as he was a black one, but his legacy has always been complicated.
A rediscovered 1980 interview from 'Jet Lag' has the rock 'n' roll icon taking on The Sex Pistols, Joy Division, and The Ramones.
The man who many people attribute the creation of rock and roll to has died.
St Charles County Police confirmed the news on Saturday afternoon.