History Music / ChuckBerry

5th Apr '17 7:41:30 PM Mdumas43073
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Magazine/RollingStone recognizes him as the seventh greatest guitarist of all time on their list of [[UsefulNotes/RollingStone100GreatestGuitaristsOfAllTime 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time]].

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Magazine/RollingStone ''Magazine/RollingStone'' recognizes him as the seventh greatest guitarist of all time on their list of [[UsefulNotes/RollingStone100GreatestGuitaristsOfAllTime 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time]].
5th Apr '17 7:41:15 PM Mdumas43073
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[[caption-width-right:304:Chuck Berry in the 1950's.]]

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[[caption-width-right:304:Chuck [[caption-width-right:300:Chuck Berry in the 1950's.1950s.]]
24th Mar '17 7:33:59 PM Ezclee4050
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* ICantDance: "Carol".
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** As a lyricist, he introduced tropes likes SliceOfLife, HeavyMeta and clever wordplay into rock.

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** As a lyricist, It's important enough that he introduced was rock's first singer-songwriter, but he also pioneered lyrical tropes likes SliceOfLife, HeavyMeta and like clever wordplay into rock.wordplay, SliceOfLife and HeavyMeta.
23rd Mar '17 7:12:25 PM Ezclee4050
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* GratuitousSpanish: "La Juanda" from ''One Dozen Berrys'', where the narrator tries to pick a woman in Tijuana but runs into a language barrier.

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* GratuitousSpanish: "La Juanda" from ''One Dozen Berrys'', where the narrator tries to pick up a woman in Tijuana but runs into a language barrier.
23rd Mar '17 7:11:55 PM Ezclee4050
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* GratuitousSpanish: "La Juanda" from ''One Dozen Berrys'', where the narrator tries to pick a woman in Tijuana but runs into a language barrier.


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* {{Rockumentary}}: ''Hail! Hail! Rock 'n' Roll'', about his star-studded 60th birthday concerts in 1986.
22nd Mar '17 6:26:11 PM Ezclee4050
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* LetsYouAndHimFight: The title character of "Jo Jo Gunne" is a "meddlesome monkey" who pulls this scheme on a lion and elephant.
22nd Mar '17 3:29:26 PM Pren
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** "Big Boys" from ''Chuck'' uses the same opening as "Johnny B. Goode."
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* BSide: A number of his best-known songs were actually the B-side of their respective singles, most notably "Memphis, Tennessee" (the A-side was "Back in the USA").
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* FlyingCar: "You Can't Catch Me".



* HurricaneOfPuns: In "Nadine" it's more like Hurricane of Similes ("like a wayward summer breeze", "like a mounted cavalier").



* NonAppearingTitle: "Let It Rock", which is ''not'' an ode to ThePowerOfRock but an uptempo {{Blues}} song about working on a railroad.

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* NonAppearingTitle: "Let It it Rock", which is ''not'' an ode to ThePowerOfRock but an uptempo {{Blues}} song about working on a railroad.



* TropeMaker: Along with Music/ElvisPresley sideman Scotty Moore, Berry is the trope maker for guitar-based rock and roll.

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* TropeMaker: TropeMaker:
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Along with Music/ElvisPresley sideman Scotty Moore, Berry is the trope maker for guitar-based rock and roll.roll.
** As a lyricist, he introduced tropes likes SliceOfLife, HeavyMeta and clever wordplay into rock.
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