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Subject: Re: Chuck Berry has died at 90


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Mike C
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Date Posted: Wed March 22, 2017 23:55:41
In reply to: Brett Lowden 's message, "Re: Chuck Berry has died at 90" on Sun March 19, 2017 19:58:09

I saw him on his British debut in 1964 at the old Finsbury Park Astoria. It was the second most exciting event in my life up till then.

I have been quite pleased with the way the UK media has covered his death. It was top story on our radio. Coverage I've seen has focused on his lyrics and the way they connected with teenage lives. There has been hardly any mention of 'My Ding-a-Ling' (which is what I would have feared) but a real appreciation of his place in modern popular culture.

Mike

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