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Billboard
Rewinding the Charts: In 1972, Chuck Berry Took His 'Ding-a-Ling' to No. 1legend’s only Billboard Hot 100 chart-topper was a bawdy novelty song that, unl
Billboard / Posted 3 hours ago
legend’s only Billboard Hot 100 chart-topper was a bawdy novelty song that, unlike his other hits, he didn’t write. CHUCK BERRY WROTE HIS most recognizable hits, but it was a cover — one full of double entendres about masturbation, no less —... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Reunited Guns N' Roses re-enforce rock-canon status in Washingtonthrough several spotlight-worthy moments, like the introduction of “Sweet Child
Baltimore Sun / Posted 20 hours ago
through several spotlight-worthy moments, like the introduction of “Sweet Child O‘ Mine” and a virtuosic solo version of Chuck Berry’s “Johnny Be Goode.” McKagan took lead singing duties for a cover of The Damned’s “New Rose” and stalked the... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Friday mailbag on if Butch survives the weekend, How many SEC coaches get the ax, Rushmores of sports injuries and more, And Hate Mail— and that one is awesome — and of course there are a ton of others.) Rushmore
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted yesterday
— and that one is awesome — and of course there are a ton of others.) Rushmore of Chuck: Chuck Taylors, Chuck Norris, Chuck Berry, and Chuck Knoll (and yes, leaving Chuck Yeager off was tough) Rushmore of Italian entrees: There will be no... Read more
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Philly.com
Howard Carroll, 92, Philly music icon and Grammy winner with Dixie Hummingbirdsoriginal Dixie Hummingbirds performed together for more than 60 years. Mr. Carr
Philly.com / Posted 2 days ago
original Dixie Hummingbirds performed together for more than 60 years. Mr. Carroll, the news release said, coached Chuck Berry. The Sons of the Birds, consisting of the actual sons of the group along with vocalist the Rev. Joseph Williams,... Read more
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Variety
Little Steven on His Soulful Solo Act, the ’60s and ‘Springsteen on Broadway’there were doo-wop and singing groups like the Four Seasons, but these new acts
Variety / Posted 2 days ago
there were doo-wop and singing groups like the Four Seasons, but these new acts were entirely different. I’d never heard of Chuck Berry, Little Richard, Muddy Waters or Bo Diddley before that. These British bands were taking this orchestrated music... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
October 18a ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm at the age of 71 on Sept. 22, 1999. [ +
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 3 days ago
a ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm at the age of 71 on Sept. 22, 1999. [ + - ] 1926: Guitarist and singer-songwriter Chuck Berry, one of the pioneers of rock 'n' roll music, is born in St. Louis, Missouri. Some of his best-known songs include... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
October 18a ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm at the age of 71 on Sept. 22, 1999. [ +
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 3 days ago
a ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm at the age of 71 on Sept. 22, 1999. [ + - ] 1926: Guitarist and singer-songwriter Chuck Berry, one of the pioneers of rock 'n' roll music, is born in St. Louis, Missouri. Some of his best-known songs include... Read more
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First Coast News
Storm debris clean up generates complaints even though Mayor Curry says progress is being madesaid. And from all appearances they are getting it done, but apparently not so
First Coast News / Posted 3 days ago
said. And from all appearances they are getting it done, but apparently not soon enough for some. "I've been calling, " Chuck Berry said. Berry lives in the Sandalwood area and finally Tuesday most of his debris was removed from his... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
81 famous faces we've said goodbye to in 2017Francis Coleman in 1966. He predeceased her in 2008, as did their first daughte
EveningTimes Online / Posted 5 days ago
Francis Coleman in 1966. He predeceased her in 2008, as did their first daughter, the actress Charlotte Coleman, in 2001. Chuck Berry, 90, American Hall of Fame rock and roll musician Photo credit: Yui Mok/PA Wire Chuck Berry was one of the... Read more
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heraldscotland
81 famous faces we've said goodbye to in 2017Francis Coleman in 1966. He predeceased her in 2008, as did their first daughte
heraldscotland / Posted 5 days ago
Francis Coleman in 1966. He predeceased her in 2008, as did their first daughter, the actress Charlotte Coleman, in 2001. Chuck Berry, 90, American Hall of Fame rock and roll musician Photo credit: Yui Mok/PA Wire Chuck Berry was one of the... Read more
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Boston Herald
Peter Wolf recalls tour-mate Tom Petty, readies Somerville gigeven Tom’s band had great influences coming from the first generation of rock ’
Boston Herald / Posted 5 days ago
even Tom’s band had great influences coming from the first generation of rock ’n’ roll, people like Jerry Lee Lewis and Chuck Berry for sure, and Roy Orbison, and early Motown,” Wolf said ahead of his Thursday show at the Somerville... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
What would President Ford think of Trump, Eminem?in partnership with the Newseum in Washington, D.C. Through pictures, videos an
Detroit Free Press / Posted 7 days ago
in partnership with the Newseum in Washington, D.C. Through pictures, videos and articles it shows how artists like Chuck Berry, Elvis Presley and Bono have intertwined with politics, presidents and society. Ford, who died in 2006, served... Read more
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Billboard
15 Great Country Music Coversa member of the group, it comes as no surprise that the newest Eagle is none ot
Billboard / Posted 8 days ago
a member of the group, it comes as no surprise that the newest Eagle is none other than Vince Gill. 10. Buck Owens covers Chuck Berry - "Johnny B Goode" In 1965, Buck Owens took out an ad in Billboard and other trade publications stating that he... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Amid $65 million renovation, Congress Theater pushes back reopening to 2019what for years had been a lonely stretch of Milwaukee Avenue. The Congress The
Chicago Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
what for years had been a lonely stretch of Milwaukee Avenue. The Congress Theater, which has hosted musical acts such as Chuck Berry and Jerry Lee Lewis, was named this year to the National Register of Historic Places. The theater — one of more... Read more
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The Mercury News
Lindsey Buckingham, Christine McVie find life outside Fleetwood Mac— in the area. It’ll be his first time performing at the Civic, but he did see
The Mercury News / Posted 10 days ago
— in the area. It’ll be his first time performing at the Civic, but he did see some shows there back in the day. “I think I even saw Chuck Berry there once,” he says.LINDSEY BUCKINGHAM AND CHRISTINE MCVIE Where: 135 W. San Carlos St.,... Read more
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Billboard
Little Richard's 'Ready Teddy': Listen to the Previously Unreleased First Takepremiering the previously unreleased first take of a Little Richard classic, "R
Billboard / Posted 10 days ago
premiering the previously unreleased first take of a Little Richard classic, "Ready Teddy," below. Along with Bo Diddley, Chuck Berry and Fats Domino, Little Richard was one of the central architects of rock n' roll; unlike his compatriots, he... Read more
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Billboard
Christmas Album Preview 2017: Sia, Hanson, Lindsey Stirling and Moreout Oct. 20. Four months after releasing its last studio album, the band covers
Billboard / Posted 11 days ago
out Oct. 20. Four months after releasing its last studio album, the band covers holiday classics from The Ramones to Chuck Berry and pens three original tracks. Twenty years since their debut Christmas album, Snowed In, the brothers swing... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
7 fun things to see and do this week in San Antoniowith James S. Hirsch. The career-spanning show spotlights the mind-blowing harm
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 11 days ago
with James S. Hirsch. The career-spanning show spotlights the mind-blowing harmonies which harnessed the Four Freshmen to Chuck Berry under the spell of producer Phil Spector. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Majestic Theatre, 224 E. Houston St. $45-$75.... Read more
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The Current
Remembering Tom Petty: A musician, a rebel, and a legendreplied, “I seriously doubt that there is any negative intent there. And a lot
The Current / Posted 12 days ago
replied, “I seriously doubt that there is any negative intent there. And a lot of rock ‘n’ roll songs sound alike. Ask Chuck Berry. The Strokes took ‘American Girl’ for their song ‘Last Nite’, and I saw an interview with them where they... Read more
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FSView
Free Fallin': In memory of Tom Pettyyear, including Seattle grunge star Chris Cornell, Linkin Park’s frontman Chest
FSView / Posted 12 days ago
year, including Seattle grunge star Chris Cornell, Linkin Park’s frontman Chester Bennington and legendary rock innovator Chuck Berry. There is something about the deaths of musicians that makes it so tough for so many people. Some snark when... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Southern manto take for granted. Start reeling off the names of the American rock 'n' roll
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
to take for granted. Start reeling off the names of the American rock 'n' roll heroes--the real-deal guys, starting with Chuck Berry and Elvis Presley--and it may take you a while to get to the lanky Floridian with the corn-silk hair. Because... Read more
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express
Strictly's Janette Manrara reveals how she stays in shape for the dance floorwaltz their way to victory on the BBC dance show. Jonnie Peacock and Oti Mabus
express / Posted 14 days ago
waltz their way to victory on the BBC dance show. Jonnie Peacock and Oti Mabuse danced the Jive to Johnny B. Goode by Chuck Berry Do you have a favourite shop or designer? My favourite designer is Julien Macdonald; he made my wedding dress... Read more
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express
Simon Rimmer’s wife: Who is Strictly contestant married to and do they have children?waltz their way to victory on the BBC dance show. Jonnie Peacock and Oti Mabus
express / Posted 15 days ago
waltz their way to victory on the BBC dance show. Jonnie Peacock and Oti Mabuse danced the Jive to Johnny B. Goode by Chuck Berry Instagram/Simon RimmerSimon Rimmer wife: Strictly's Simon and his wife have two children And his wife doesn’t... Read more
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The Ridgecrest Daily Independent
2017 Desert Empire Fair coming Oct. 20-2260s Summer of Love Psychedelic Rock'n' Roll; and Chase Curry electric Rock'n'Ro
The Ridgecrest Daily Independent / Posted 15 days ago
60s Summer of Love Psychedelic Rock'n' Roll; and Chase Curry electric Rock'n'Roll covering Neil Diamond, The Beatles, CCR, Chuck Berry, Rolling Stones etc.; along with several favorite local bands. The Fair will also have shows galore featuring... Read more
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The Irish Times
Paul Carrack: ‘Fame? I don’t fancy it, but filthy rich would’ve been nice’having a job was not respectable at all,” he recalls but seeing the likes of Th
The Irish Times / Posted 15 days ago
having a job was not respectable at all,” he recalls but seeing the likes of The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Chuck Berry and Roy Orbison perform at Sheffield City Hall, made up his mind about what he wanted to do with his life. His... Read more
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Madame Noire The Atlanta Post
Idris Elba Has A Thing For Feet & Other Celebrity FetishesImage via WENN Chuck Berry Berry is widely created as one of the pioneers of
Madame Noire The Atlanta Post / Posted 15 days ago
Image via WENN Chuck Berry Berry is widely created as one of the pioneers of Rock and Roll. And we all know that off of the stage, Rock and Roll is often associated with some pretty wild behaviors. In his younger days, Chuck Berry’s sexual... Read more
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Philly.com
Who is Sister Rosetta Tharpe? The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominee is buried here in PhillyBon Jovi, Tharpe nonetheless is known as “the Godmother of Rock and Roll” due t
Philly.com / Posted 15 days ago
Bon Jovi, Tharpe nonetheless is known as “the Godmother of Rock and Roll” due to her influence on early rock musicians like Chuck Berry, Little Richard, Elvis Presley, and Jerry Lee Lewis. By most accounts Tharpe was born Rosetta Nubin in 1915 in... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Rock college takes root in Woodstock, NYtwelve chosen, will leave to betray meeee!" Rock has had an ambivalent relatio
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 16 days ago
twelve chosen, will leave to betray meeee!" Rock has had an ambivalent relationship with formal education at least since Chuck Berry sang about teachers "teachin' the Golden Rule." But Lang and Green see their school nurturing young artists in a... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Tennessee Tourism Round Up: Fall Festivalsmud bogs, live music and more with more than 72,000 acres of off-road adventure
The Chattanoogan / Posted 16 days ago
mud bogs, live music and more with more than 72,000 acres of off-road adventure for the entire family. Chattanooga – Chuck Berry Birthday Bash featuring Paul Childers take the stage 7 p.m. ET at Songbirds Guitar Museum. Nashville – Men Are... Read more
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New York Post
Here’s who really deserves to be in the Rock and Roll Hall of FameSister Rosetta Tharpe was one of the few women planters. Still unknown to many,
New York Post / Posted 16 days ago
Sister Rosetta Tharpe was one of the few women planters. Still unknown to many, the Arkansas native bridged the gap between gospel and R&B throughout the ’30s and ’40s, well before Chuck Berry, Little Richard and even Elvis popularized rock and r... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Fantastic Negrito: Reimagining the blues for a new age — and audiencecollective, to the blues-based hard-rock explorations of Led Zeppelin and Black
Los Angeles Times / Posted 16 days ago
collective, to the blues-based hard-rock explorations of Led Zeppelin and Black Sabbath to such rock ’n’ roll pioneers as Chuck Berry and Little Richard. Those influences come together on “Last Days of Oakland” in a grippingly raw and powerful... Read more
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Billboard
Tom Petty's Best Quotes From the Past 35 Yearsage [now]. The Rolling Stones were about seven years older than us and that was
Billboard / Posted 17 days ago
age [now]. The Rolling Stones were about seven years older than us and that was as far as we could look. I guess there was Chuck Berry and Bo Diddley, but they had become kind of oldies acts. So this is how the world has changed." (2005) "I don't... Read more
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Billboard
Coping With the Gut Punch of Tom Petty's Death at 66but unforgettable young love (it would have a close cousin in “Magnolia” two ye
Billboard / Posted 18 days ago
but unforgettable young love (it would have a close cousin in “Magnolia” two years later) was followed by the pounding Chuck Berry stomp of “Anything That’s Rock and Roll.” The entire album was by turns an artistic declaration and a hollering... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
78 famous faces we've said goodbye to this yearFrancis Coleman in 1966. He predeceased her in 2008, as did their first daughte
EveningTimes Online / Posted 18 days ago
Francis Coleman in 1966. He predeceased her in 2008, as did their first daughter, the actress Charlotte Coleman, in 2001. Chuck Berry, 90, American Hall of Fame rock and roll musician Photo credit: Yui Mok/PA Wire Chuck Berry was one of the... Read more
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heraldscotland
78 famous faces we've said goodbye to in 2017Francis Coleman in 1966. He predeceased her in 2008, as did their first daughte
heraldscotland / Posted 18 days ago
Francis Coleman in 1966. He predeceased her in 2008, as did their first daughter, the actress Charlotte Coleman, in 2001. Chuck Berry, 90, American Hall of Fame rock and roll musician Photo credit: Yui Mok/PA Wire Chuck Berry was one of the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Tom Petty's relationships included 'fiery' chemistry with Stevie Nickstwo daughters Music legend: Tom Petty with Mike Campbell at Mudcrutch Farm, 19
Daily Mail / Posted 18 days ago
two daughters Music legend: Tom Petty with Mike Campbell at Mudcrutch Farm, 1970. Petty's music came out of a love for Chuck Berry, the Beatles and R&B. The emotion of that influential music made his songwriting relevant and took him to the top... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Tom Petty, heartland rocker with dark streak, dead at 66in February as he was presented a lifetime award at the Grammys, Petty said he
Inquirier.net / Posted 18 days ago
in February as he was presented a lifetime award at the Grammys, Petty said he owed a debt to African Americans such as Chuck Berry whom he credited as the creators of rock ‘n’ roll. But like so many music fans of his generation, he discovered... Read more
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Billboard
Tom Petty Taken Off Life Support Following Hospitalizationa Red Hot Chili Peppers song and his hit "Mary Jane's Last Dance." "And a lot o
Billboard / Posted 18 days ago
a Red Hot Chili Peppers song and his hit "Mary Jane's Last Dance." "And a lot of rock n' roll songs sound alike. Ask Chuck Berry.... I don't believe in lawsuits much. I think there are enough frivolous lawsuits in this country without people... Read more
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Billboard
Tom Petty Dead at 66a Red Hot Chili Peppers song and his hit "Mary Jane's Last Dance." "And a lot o
Billboard / Posted 18 days ago
a Red Hot Chili Peppers song and his hit "Mary Jane's Last Dance." "And a lot of rock n' roll songs sound alike. Ask Chuck Berry.... I don't believe in lawsuits much. I think there are enough frivolous lawsuits in this country without people... Read more
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Mashable
This crowdsourced book collects decades of rock and roll fans' unseen photosshoeboxes, and dusty albums. The book traces the evolution of the genre over m
Mashable / Posted 20 days ago
shoeboxes, and dusty albums. The book traces the evolution of the genre over more than six decades, from pioneers like Chuck Berry, Little Richard, and Elvis Presley, through the British Invasion and punk and metal and alternative and all the... Read more
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metro
Strictly's Jonnie Peacock stunned viewers and judges alike after jiving on bladedancing competition, and one Saturday night the judges heaped praise on the ath
metro / Posted 20 days ago
dancing competition, and one Saturday night the judges heaped praise on the athlete for his routine to Johnny B Goode by Chuck Berry. To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5... Read more
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Philly.com
Little Steven on music, politics, and Springsteen: 'I never wanted to be the boss'And a guy in that band had a cousin who was one of the Dovells.” “So here I am
Philly.com / Posted 22 days ago
And a guy in that band had a cousin who was one of the Dovells.” “So here I am, I’m meeting all the pioneers of rock — Chuck Berry, Bo Diddley, Little Richard,” the latter of whom would officiate at Van Zandt’s wedding to his bride, Maureen, in... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Rock musician JD McPherson offers 
a little bit of something for everyoneto over the years. Either way, it works. McPherson’s feel-good music instantly
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 22 days ago
to over the years. Either way, it works. McPherson’s feel-good music instantly took me back to the time of Buddy Holly, Chuck Berry, Fats Domino, Little Richard and Elvis Presley. I told Matt that there was a customer of ours who would buy that... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
77 famous faces we've said goodbye to this yearFrancis Coleman in 1966. He predeceased her in 2008, as did their first daughte
EveningTimes Online / Posted 23 days ago
Francis Coleman in 1966. He predeceased her in 2008, as did their first daughter, the actress Charlotte Coleman, in 2001. Chuck Berry, 90, American Hall of Fame rock and roll musician Photo credit: Yui Mok/PA Wire Chuck Berry was one of the... Read more
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Billboard
Dualtone to Handle Chuck Berry U.S. Publishing Rightswith Natalie Merchant, peermusic scores a Big Deal and more publishing news. D
Billboard / Posted 24 days ago
with Natalie Merchant, peermusic scores a Big Deal and more publishing news. Dualtone Music Group, which recently issued Chuck Berry's posthumous CHUCK album, has also signed a deal to serve as U.S. publishing administrator for the songwriter's... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
73 famous faces we've said goodbye to this yearFrancis Coleman in 1966. He predeceased her in 2008, as did their first daughte
EveningTimes Online / Posted 25 days ago
Francis Coleman in 1966. He predeceased her in 2008, as did their first daughter, the actress Charlotte Coleman, in 2001. Chuck Berry, 90, American Hall of Fame rock and roll musician Photo credit: Yui Mok/PA Wire Chuck Berry was one of the... Read more
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heraldscotland
73 famous faces we've said goodbye to in 2017Francis Coleman in 1966. He predeceased her in 2008, as did their first daughte
heraldscotland / Posted 25 days ago
Francis Coleman in 1966. He predeceased her in 2008, as did their first daughter, the actress Charlotte Coleman, in 2001. Chuck Berry, 90, American Hall of Fame rock and roll musician Photo credit: Yui Mok/PA Wire Chuck Berry was one of the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Weird and wonderful facts from team behind TV's QIfacts from the nerds behind TV's QI Did you know that people who read books li
Daily Mail / Posted 27 days ago
facts from the nerds behind TV's QI Did you know that people who read books live longer than people who don’t? Or that Chuck Berry had a degree in hairdressing? Or that covering buildings with olive oil protects against acid rain? These are... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
71 famous faces we've said goodbye to this yearFrancis Coleman in 1966. He predeceased her in 2008, as did their first daughte
EveningTimes Online / Posted 29 days ago
Francis Coleman in 1966. He predeceased her in 2008, as did their first daughter, the actress Charlotte Coleman, in 2001. Chuck Berry, 90, American Hall of Fame rock and roll musician Photo credit: Yui Mok/PA Wire Chuck Berry was one of the... Read more
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heraldscotland
71 famous faces we've said goodbye to in 2017Francis Coleman in 1966. He predeceased her in 2008, as did their first daughte
heraldscotland / Posted 29 days ago
Francis Coleman in 1966. He predeceased her in 2008, as did their first daughter, the actress Charlotte Coleman, in 2001. Chuck Berry, 90, American Hall of Fame rock and roll musician Photo credit: Yui Mok/PA Wire Chuck Berry was one of the... Read more
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