No Autopsy In Chuck Berry Death

  • No Autopsy In Chuck Berry Death

No Autopsy In Chuck Berry Death

Chuck Berry wrote dozens of rock and roll classics, but perhaps the best-known of them all is "Johnny B. Goode".

Tim Riley, professor of journalism at Emerson College, Boston-based music critic, and author of "Lennon: Man, Myth, Music". In a new report, Berry's personal doctor has identified the cause of death as "natural" adding there will be no autopsy performed.

Friend Joe Edwards says he's heard the new album Berry announced in October.

When Chuck Berry was honored with the 2014 Polar Music Prize (the musical equivalent of the Nobel Prize), Keith Richards said, "Chuck Berry, he just leaped out of the radio at me".

According to a statement released by Berry's estate following his death, the new LP - titled Chuck and announced a year ago on the guitarist's 89th birthday - is still very much in the works. It charted No. 1 on the rhythm and blues charts, which was where most black recording artists such as Berry could be found.

"Working to prepare the release of this record in recent months and in fact over the last several years brought Chuck a great sense of joy and satisfaction", the family said in a statement, posted to Berry's Facebook.

This was only one of the numerous tributes payed to Chuck Berry over the last couple of days. Attempts to resuscitate the 90-year-old legend were unsuccessful. His music would then influenced other big names in music including Jimi Hendrix, Rolling Stones, Eric Clapton, and Beatles.

The 28 minutes of footage shows Berry belting out hits like "Roll Over Beethoven", "Sweet Little Sixteen", "Nadine", and "Memphis, Tennessee" to an excited crowd of hundreds in the vehicle dealership's parking lot.