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Song of the Week #166 – “No Particular Place to Go”

Written by admin on July 21, 2014 – 9:38 pm -

Chuck Berry’s “No Particular Place to Go” is Song of the Week on Classic Pop Icons.

“No Particular Place to Go” was released on single in May 1964, backed with “You Two,” and appeared on the album “St. Louis to Liverpool” (Chess LP-1488) in November 1964.

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Chuck Berry to receive Polar Music Prize

Written by admin on May 8, 2014 – 5:07 pm -

Chuck Berry will be awarded the Polar Music Prize at a ceremony in Stockholm on August 26. Berry and fellow recipient, US opera and theatre director Peter Sellars, will each receive £100,000 (~$169,000).

The Polar Music Prize was founded by ABBA manager Stig Anderson. It is regarded as the music world’s equivalent to the Nobel prize.

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Song of the Week #121 – “Let It Rock”

Written by admin on August 27, 2012 – 10:11 pm -

Chuck Berry’s “Let It Rock” is Song of the Week on Classic Pop Icons.

“Let It Rock” was released on single in January 1960, backed with “Too Pooped to Pop”. It also featured on the album “Rockin’ at the Hops” six months later.

Chuck Berry - Rockin at the Hops

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Chuck Berry chosen as Rock Hall’s 17th American Music Master

Written by admin on July 24, 2012 – 6:22 pm -

Chuck Berry will be honoured as an American Music Master by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in October.

The rock ‘n’ roll legend will be the subject of a weeklong celebration titled “Roll Over Beethoven: The Life and Music of Chuck Berry,” which will include interviews, panels, films, a keynote lecture, and a tribute concert at which Berry will perform.

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Happy Birthday Chuck Berry – Five classic tracks

Written by admin on October 18, 2011 – 12:46 pm -

Chuck Berry Rock ‘n’ Roll pioneer Chuck Berry celebrates his 85th birthday today.

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