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Rock 'n' roll icon Chuck Berry dies

Guitar star of song ‘Johnny B. Goode’

By HILLEL ITALIE and JIM SUHR The Associated Press

This article was originally published March 19, 2017 at 3:13 a.m. Updated March 19, 2017 at 3:13 a.m.

In this April 4, 1980 file photo, guitarist and singer Chuck Berry performs his "duck walk" as he plays his guitar on stage. Chuck Berry died Saturday at the age of 90.

Chuck Berry, rock 'n' roll's founding guitar hero and storyteller who defined the music's joy and rebellion in such classics as "Johnny B. Goode," "Sweet Little Sixteen" and "Roll Over Beethoven," died Saturday at his home in an unincorporated area west of St. Louis. He was 90.

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