Posts with tag "Chuck Berry"

  • Chuck Berry Statue Approved, Despite Opposition

    Posted Jun 29th 2011 at 03:30 AM by Spinner Editors

    Rock 'n' roll history buffs, music aficionados and statue-loving citizens can relax now -- a short-lived protest against a proposed eight-foot Chuck Berry statue in his hometown of St. Louis, Mo. has been quieted after the local council rejected the protesters' bid to delay its installation. The statue will soon be a permanent adornment in a public area that acts as a gateway to a row of restau...

  • Chuck Berry, 84, Falls Ill Onstage in Chicago

    Posted Jan 2nd 2011 at 09:53 AM by Christine Fenno

    A standing-room-only audience in northwest Chicago was seriously startled Saturday night, when Rock n' Roll Hall of Fame legend Chuck Berry fell ill midway through his performance. After he reportedly bent his head to rest it for several seconds on his keyboardist's piano, his team at the Congress Theater intervened. A source on the scene tells PopEater the singer did not lose consciousness, but w...

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