with an appreciation of Chuck Berry
An hour is barely long enough to look at one of the great pioneers of rock 'n' roll, but PAUL GAMBACCINI sums up:
' He was the first rock star to really sing and write in the language of the teenager about the things on their minds, and put it all down in a very clever rhyming scheme. He made sure that all the lyrics could be heard clearly - ensuring radio play. a point where so many other Black artists failed. His songs have also been covered more than other pioneers.
' I have a great deal of respect for him.'
Producer TEDDY WARRICK
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