Tag Archives: Chuck Berry

The Obligatory Top Ten List to Celebrate My 100th Post

I’ve been blogging for over a decade now. My first attempt, which included the initial incarnation of the Brief Biography of God, appeared on my MySpace page around 2007. I immediately fell in love with the medium–it was the perfect … Continue reading

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Chuck Berry and Me

It’s been a week since we got the news that Chuck Berry had finally passed away at the age of 90. The news was broken to me a little after six on that Saturday evening by a softly spoken Scotsman … Continue reading

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Fifty-five Years in Twenty-five Songs: The US Days

Part two of my musical autobiography, in which I cross the Atlantic, play hundreds of gigs, become a family man, hit bottom and change careers, all while humming, whistling, singing and/or screaming along to the following soundtrack. It’s been a … Continue reading

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Chuck Berry – Roll Over Beethoven

In 2003, Chuck Berry’s “Roll Over Beethoven” was selected by the National Recording Preservation Board–the Motion Picture, Broadcasting & Recorded Sound Division of the Library of Congress–to be inducted into the National Registry. Late in 2014, I was asked by Cary O’Dell of … Continue reading

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