Chuck Berry At Statue Dedication in U. City

Chuck Berry (UPI/Bill Greenblatt)
Rock and Roll founder Chuck Berry statue dedication in St. Louis
Rock and Roll legend Chuck Berry makes his remarks during a statue dedication in University City, Missouri on July 29, 2011. Berry, who has been refereed to as the founder of Rock and Roll, was on hand to dedicate the 8-foot, bronze statue of himself, erected across the street from Blueberry Hill, a club where he continues to perform at. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
Chuck Berry (UPI/Bill Greenblatt)
Rock and Roll founder Chuck Berry statue dedication in St. Louis
Rock and Roll founder Chuck Berry statue dedication in St. Louis
Rock and Roll legend Chuck Berry and his wife Themetta thank fans, following a statue dedication in University City, Missouri on July 29, 2011. Berry, who has been refered to as the founder of Rock and Roll, was on hand to dedicate the 8-foot, bronze statue of himself, erected across the street from Blueberry Hill, a club where he continues to perform. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
Rock and Roll founder Chuck Berry statue dedication in St. Louis
Rock and Roll founder Chuck Berry statue dedication in St. Louis
Rock and Roll legend Chuck Berry rocks to the beat of "Johnny B. Goode" his signature song, during a statue dedication in University City, Missouri on July 29, 2011. Berry, who has been refered to as the founder of Rock and Roll, was on hand to dedicate the 8-foot, bronze statue of himself, erected across the street from Blueberry Hill, a club where he continues to perform at. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
Rock and Roll legend Chuck Berry (L) Blueberry Hill owner Joe Edwards and Ron Isley (R) of the Isley Brothers, pose for a photograph before the statue dedication for Chuck Berry in University City, Missouri on July 29, 2011. Berry, who has been refered to as the founder of Rock and Roll, was on hand to dedicate the 8-foot, bronze statue of himself, erected across the street from Blueberry Hill, a club where he continues to perform.   UPI/Bill Greenblatt
Rock and Roll founder Chuck Berry statue dedication in St. Louis Rock and Roll legend Chuck Berry (L) Blueberry Hill owner Joe Edwards and Ron Isley (R) of the Isley Brothers, pose for a photograph before the statue dedication for Chuck Berry in University City, Missouri on July 29, 2011. Berry, who has been refered to as the founder of Rock and Roll, was on hand to dedicate the 8-foot, bronze statue of himself, erected across the street from Blueberry Hill, a club where he continues to perform. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
Rock and Roll legend Chuck Berry sings along to the song "Johnny B. Goode" during  a statue dedication in University City, Missouri on July 29, 2011. Berry, who has been refered to as the founder of Rock and Roll, was on hand to dedicate the 8-foot, bronze statue of himself, erected across the street from Blueberry Hill, a club where he continues to perform at.   UPI/Bill Greenblatt
Rock and Roll founder Chuck Berry statue dedication in St. Louis Rock and Roll legend Chuck Berry sings along to the song "Johnny B. Goode" during a statue dedication in University City, Missouri on July 29, 2011. Berry, who has been refered to as the founder of Rock and Roll, was on hand to dedicate the 8-foot, bronze statue of himself, erected across the street from Blueberry Hill, a club where he continues to perform at. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
Chuck Berry Statue Dedication
Chuck Berry Statue Dedication
Rock and Roll legend Chuck Berry sings along to the song "Johnny B. Goode" during  a statue dedication in University City, Missouri on July 29, 2011. Berry, who has been refered to as the founder of Rock and Roll, was on hand to dedicate the 8-foot, bronze statue of himself, erected across the street from Blueberry Hill, a club where he continues to perform at.   UPI/Bill Greenblatt
Rock and Roll founder Chuck Berry statue dedication in St. Louis Rock and Roll legend Chuck Berry sings along to the song "Johnny B. Goode" during a statue dedication in University City, Missouri on July 29, 2011. Berry, who has been refered to as the founder of Rock and Roll, was on hand to dedicate the 8-foot, bronze statue of himself, erected across the street from Blueberry Hill, a club where he continues to perform at. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
Rock and Roll founder Chuck Berry statue dedication in St. Louis
Rock and Roll founder Chuck Berry statue dedication in St. Louis
Rock and Roll legend Chuck Berry makes his way through a crowd of fans prior to a statue dedication in University City, Missouri on July 29, 2011. Berry, who has been refered to as the founder of Rock and Roll, was on hand to dedicate the 8-foot, bronze statue of himself, erected across the street from Blueberry Hill, a club where he continues to perform at. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
Rock and Roll founder Chuck Berry statue dedication in St. Louis
Rock and Roll founder Chuck Berry statue dedication in St. Louis
Rock and Roll legend Chuck Berry listens to speakers as his wife Themetta, wipes away tears during a statue dedication in University City, Missouri on July 29, 2011. Berry, who has been referred to as the founder of Rock and Roll, was on hand to dedicate the 8-foot, bronze statue of himself, erected across the street from Blueberry Hill, a club where he continues to perform at. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
Rock and Roll legend Chuck Berry listens as speakers talk about his career during a statue dedication in University City, Missouri on July 29, 2011. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
Rock and Roll founder Chuck Berry statue dedication in St. Louis Rock and Roll legend Chuck Berry listens as speakers talk about his career during a statue dedication in University City, Missouri on July 29, 2011. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
Chuck Berry Statue Dedication
Chuck Berry Statue Dedication
7/29/11-The man of the hour, rock-n-roll legend Chuck Berry, sits next to sculptor Harry Weber , during Friday's dedication of a bronze statue of Berry created by Weber and placed across from Blueberry Hill on the Loop in University City. KMOX's Charlie Brennan, who spearheaded the $100,000 fund drive for the statue, stands at the podium. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
Chuck Berry Statue Dedication 7/29/11-The man of the hour, rock-n-roll legend Chuck Berry, sits next to sculptor Harry Weber , during Friday's dedication of a bronze statue of Berry created by Weber and placed across from Blueberry Hill on the Loop in University City. KMOX's Charlie Brennan, who spearheaded the $100,000 fund drive for the statue, stands at the podium. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
7/29/11-The man of the hour, rock-n-roll legend Chuck Berry, talks to KMOX Radio Host Charlie Brennan during Friday's dedication of a bronze statue of Berry created by Weber and placed across from Blueberry Hill on the Loop in University City. KMOX's Charlie Brennan, who spearheaded the $100,000 fund drive for the statue, stands at the podium. (KMOX/Brett Blume
Chuck Berry Statue Dedication 7/29/11-The man of the hour, rock-n-roll legend Chuck Berry, talks to KMOX Radio Host Charlie Brennan during Friday's dedication of a bronze statue of Berry created by Weber and placed across from Blueberry Hill on the Loop in University City. KMOX's Charlie Brennan, who spearheaded the $100,000 fund drive for the statue, stands at the podium. (KMOX/Brett Blume
7/29/11-The man of the hour, rock-n-roll legend Chuck Berry, during Friday's dedication of a bronze statue of Berry created by Weber and placed across from Blueberry Hill on the Loop in University City. KMOX's Charlie Brennan, who spearheaded the $100,000 fund drive for the statue, stands at the podium. (KMOX/Brett Blume
Chuck Berry Statue Dedication 7/29/11-The man of the hour, rock-n-roll legend Chuck Berry, during Friday's dedication of a bronze statue of Berry created by Weber and placed across from Blueberry Hill on the Loop in University City. KMOX's Charlie Brennan, who spearheaded the $100,000 fund drive for the statue, stands at the podium. (KMOX/Brett Blume
7/29/11-The man of the hour, rock-n-roll legend Chuck Berry, during Friday's dedication of a bronze statue of Berry created by Weber and placed across from Blueberry Hill on the Loop in University City. KMOX's Charlie Brennan, who spearheaded the $100,000 fund drive for the statue, stands at the podium. (KMOX/Brett Blume
Chuck Berry Statue Dedication 7/29/11-The man of the hour, rock-n-roll legend Chuck Berry, during Friday's dedication of a bronze statue of Berry created by Weber and placed across from Blueberry Hill on the Loop in University City. KMOX's Charlie Brennan, who spearheaded the $100,000 fund drive for the statue, stands at the podium. (KMOX/Brett Blume
7/29/11-Part of the crowd numbering in the hundreds that attended Friday's dedication of the Chuck Berry statue on the Loop in University City. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
Chuck Berry Statue Dedication 7/29/11-Part of the crowd numbering in the hundreds that attended Friday's dedication of the Chuck Berry statue on the Loop in University City. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
7/29/11-Part of the crowd numbering in the hundreds that attended Friday's dedication of the Chuck Berry statue on the Loop in University City. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
Chuck Berry Statue Dedication 7/29/11-Part of the crowd numbering in the hundreds that attended Friday's dedication of the Chuck Berry statue on the Loop in University City. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
Chuck Berry Statue Dedication
Chuck Berry Statue Dedication
Chuck Berry Statue Dedication
Chuck Berry Statue Dedication
Chuck Berry Statue Dedication
Chuck Berry Statue Dedication
Chuck Berry Statue Dedication
Chuck Berry Statue Dedication
Chuck Berry Statue Dedication
Chuck Berry Statue Dedication
7/29/11-The man of the hour, rock-n-roll legend Chuck Berry, sits on the dais between Joe Edwards on his left and sculptor Harry Weber on his right, during Friday's dedication of a bronze statue of Berry created by Weber and placed across from Blueberry Hill on the Loop in University City. KMOX's Charlie Brennan, who spearheaded the $100,000 fund drive for the statue, stands at the podium. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
Chuck Berry Statue Dedication 7/29/11-The man of the hour, rock-n-roll legend Chuck Berry, sits on the dais between Joe Edwards on his left and sculptor Harry Weber on his right, during Friday's dedication of a bronze statue of Berry created by Weber and placed across from Blueberry Hill on the Loop in University City. KMOX's Charlie Brennan, who spearheaded the $100,000 fund drive for the statue, stands at the podium. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
7/29/11-Part of the crowd numbering in the hundreds that attended Friday's dedication of the Chuck Berry statue on the Loop in University City. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
Chuck Berry Statue Dedication 7/29/11-Part of the crowd numbering in the hundreds that attended Friday's dedication of the Chuck Berry statue on the Loop in University City. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
7/29/11-Part of the crowd numbering in the hundreds that attended Friday's dedication of the Chuck Berry statue on the Loop in University City. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
Chuck Berry Statue Dedication 7/29/11-Part of the crowd numbering in the hundreds that attended Friday's dedication of the Chuck Berry statue on the Loop in University City. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
7/29/11-Even giant poodles are fans of Chuck Berry's, though not the 100-degree heat (note lolling tongue).  Favorite Chuck Berry tune -- "Roll Over (Beethoven)". (KMOX/Brett Blume)
Chuck Berry Statue Dedication 7/29/11-Even giant poodles are fans of Chuck Berry's, though not the 100-degree heat (note lolling tongue). Favorite Chuck Berry tune -- "Roll Over (Beethoven)". (KMOX/Brett Blume)
7/29/11-Part of the crowd numbering in the hundreds that attended Friday's dedication of the Chuck Berry statue on the Loop in University City. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
Chuck Berry Statue Dedication 7/29/11-Part of the crowd numbering in the hundreds that attended Friday's dedication of the Chuck Berry statue on the Loop in University City. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
7/29/11-Part of the crowd numbering in the hundreds that attended Friday's dedication of the Chuck Berry statue on the Loop in University City. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
Chuck Berry Statue Dedication 7/29/11-Part of the crowd numbering in the hundreds that attended Friday's dedication of the Chuck Berry statue on the Loop in University City. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
7/29/11-This fan let's his feelings about the rock legend show for all to see. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
Chuck Berry Statue Dedication 7/29/11-This fan let's his feelings about the rock legend show for all to see. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
The band "Blues+" entertained the large crowd with their renditions of Chuck Berry classics. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
Chuck Berry Statue Dedication The band "Blues+" entertained the large crowd with their renditions of Chuck Berry classics. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
The band "Blues+" entertained the large crowd with their renditions of Chuck Berry classics. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
Chuck Berry Statue Dedication The band "Blues+" entertained the large crowd with their renditions of Chuck Berry classics. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
7/29/11-Harry Weber, the man who sculpted the 8-foot tall, 1,200 pound bronze statue of Chuck Berry, which was dedicated Friday. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
Chuck Berry Statue Dedication 7/29/11-Harry Weber, the man who sculpted the 8-foot tall, 1,200 pound bronze statue of Chuck Berry, which was dedicated Friday. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
7/29/11-KMOX Remote Coordinator Trevor Nickerson appears to tower over the Chuck Berry sculpture as he sets up equipment for Friday's statue dedication. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
Chuck Berry Statue Dedication 7/29/11-KMOX Remote Coordinator Trevor Nickerson appears to tower over the Chuck Berry sculpture as he sets up equipment for Friday's statue dedication. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
7/29/11-KMOX Remote Coordinator Trevor Nickerson. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
Chuck Berry Statue Dedication 7/29/11-KMOX Remote Coordinator Trevor Nickerson. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
7/29/11-Part of the crowd numbering in the hundreds that attended Friday's dedication of the Chuck Berry statue on the Loop in University City. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
Chuck Berry Statue Dedication 7/29/11-Part of the crowd numbering in the hundreds that attended Friday's dedication of the Chuck Berry statue on the Loop in University City. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
7/29/11-The Chuck Berry statue's already getting a lot of attention. Joe Edwards said the statue has already become one of the most famous attractions in St. Louis "overnight". (KMOX/Brett Blume)
Chuck Berry Statue Dedication 7/29/11-The Chuck Berry statue's already getting a lot of attention. Joe Edwards said the statue has already become one of the most famous attractions in St. Louis "overnight". (KMOX/Brett Blume)
7/29/11-The Chuck Berry statue's already getting a lot of attention. Joe Edwards said the statue has already become one of the most famous attractions in St. Louis "overnight". (KMOX/Brett Blume)
Chuck Berry Statue Dedication 7/29/11-The Chuck Berry statue's already getting a lot of attention. Joe Edwards said the statue has already become one of the most famous attractions in St. Louis "overnight". (KMOX/Brett Blume)
7/29/11-Part of the crowd numbering in the hundreds that attended Friday's dedication of the Chuck Berry statue on the Loop in University City. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
Chuck Berry Statue Dedication 7/29/11-Part of the crowd numbering in the hundreds that attended Friday's dedication of the Chuck Berry statue on the Loop in University City. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
7/29/11-Part of the crowd numbering in the hundreds that attended Friday's dedication of the Chuck Berry statue on the Loop in University City. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
Chuck Berry Statue Dedication 7/29/11-Part of the crowd numbering in the hundreds that attended Friday's dedication of the Chuck Berry statue on the Loop in University City. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
7/29/11-Part of the crowd numbering in the hundreds that attended Friday's dedication of the Chuck Berry statue on the Loop in University City. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
Chuck Berry Statue Dedication 7/29/11-Part of the crowd numbering in the hundreds that attended Friday's dedication of the Chuck Berry statue on the Loop in University City. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
Chuck Berry Statue Dedication
Chuck Berry Statue Dedication
7/29/11-Part of the crowd numbering in the hundreds that attended Friday's dedication of the Chuck Berry statue on the Loop in University City. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
Chuck Berry Statue Dedication 7/29/11-Part of the crowd numbering in the hundreds that attended Friday's dedication of the Chuck Berry statue on the Loop in University City. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
7/29/11-Part of the crowd numbering in the hundreds that attended Friday's dedication of the Chuck Berry statue on the Loop in University City. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
Chuck Berry Statue Dedication 7/29/11-Part of the crowd numbering in the hundreds that attended Friday's dedication of the Chuck Berry statue on the Loop in University City. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
Chuck Berry Statue Dedication
Chuck Berry Statue Dedication
Chuck Berry Statue Dedication
Chuck Berry Statue Dedication
Sculptor Harry Weber speaks at the Chuck Berry statue dedication
Rock and Roll founder Chuck Berry statue dedication in St. Louis Sculptor Harry Weber speaks at the Chuck Berry statue dedication
University City Mayor Pro Tem Arthur Sharpe, Jr. speaks at the Chuck Berry statue dedication
Rock and Roll founder Chuck Berry statue dedication in St. Louis University City Mayor Pro Tem Arthur Sharpe, Jr. speaks at the Chuck Berry statue dedication
Ron Isley of the Isley Brothers with Charlie Brennan
Rock and Roll founder Chuck Berry statue dedication in St. Louis Ron Isley of the Isley Brothers with Charlie Brennan
Hank Webber, Executive Vice Chancellor of Administration, Washington University with Charlie Brennan
Rock and Roll founder Chuck Berry statue dedication in St. Louis Hank Webber, Executive Vice Chancellor of Administration, Washington University with Charlie Brennan
Great Rivers Greenway Executive Director Susan Trautman speaking before the Centennial Greenway ribbon cutting ceremony
Rock and Roll founder Chuck Berry statue dedication in St. Louis Great Rivers Greenway Executive Director Susan Trautman speaking before the Centennial Greenway ribbon cutting ceremony
St. Louis Post–Dispatch columnist Bill McClellan and Charlie Brennan
Rock and Roll founder Chuck Berry statue dedication in St. Louis St. Louis Post–Dispatch columnist Bill McClellan and Charlie Brennan
Charlie Brennan, center, broadcasting live; St. Louis musicians Billy Peek and Bob Kuban are on either side
Rock and Roll founder Chuck Berry statue dedication in St. Louis Charlie Brennan, center, broadcasting live; St. Louis musicians Billy Peek and Bob Kuban are on either side
Joe Edwards and sculptor Harry Weber with Weber's statue of Chuck Berry
Rock and Roll founder Chuck Berry statue dedication in St. Louis Joe Edwards and sculptor Harry Weber with Weber's statue of Chuck Berry

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One Comment

  1. Dale Gibbs says:

    WAY TO CHUCK YOU DESERVE IT I GREW UP WITH YOU WENT TO “SOCK HOPS” WITH YOUR RECORDS AND STILL AM A DIE HARD ROCK N’ ROLLER @ 65 (THANK YOU XM RADIO) ………… LONG LIFE TO YOU AND LONG LIVE ROCK N’ ROLL.

    1. Pablo says:

      Miss Q <3Thank you so much, we were really happy when we read this. Season 4 is over and it was such a rrspsiuing ending. We thought that Chuck and B belong together.Is B pregnant with Chucks baby? or the Prince? We also couldnt believe what happened with Charlie (Ivy) and Vannessa. Aslo why is Georgina back in the story… We miss our discussion on Thursday lunchtime. Lastly, did you know that Justin is in Japan but sadly we didnt get to go to his concert but maybe next time.We hope to hear from you soon xoxoK and L (:

    2. Bruna says:

      Rock elite is famous? i just etstad my opinion! u cant say whether it is right or wrong! I dun care whatever u think, people got different concept! U cannot make me love them at all! sorry

    3. Anna says:

      Chuck has had an open pressure sore on the boottm of his left foot for a very long time.I decided to take him to a wound specialist for a fresh look and different approach to get it healed so we can do more aggresive P.T. and start taking him to a pool.As soon as the wound dr. gives the okay we are gonna start swimming:)I’m very excited about that.I think that swimming will trigger the left side of his body to respond to the brain’s demands.Keep your fingers crossed.He is healing at his speed and I’m trying not to control the uncontrollable.He’s my miracle!!

  2. Koming says:

    i need help with guitar olnoisg?ive been playing guitar for about 9 months (lessons for 6) and im honestly not bad at all but when it comes to playing other peoples solos its harder to learn? i can play my own simple blues stuff but its harder to learn solos (p.s. not guitar riffs, theyre easy) .any hints/help? also i can play the entire solo for of wolf and man by metallica off the black album. its one of the only solos i know and im amazed i can play that (?) hahaha

  3. Cece says:

    Humm I love to support khmer eaetrtninment, but I just found a few songs I love out of all Rock songs. Rather listen to the original classic song from Samouth and Sothea. Peace.

  4. Queenera says:

    Just testing out the new Blog fuaetre on the site! I’m excited! Going to spread the word, so if you stop by, leave a comment on the art or whatever you find that interests you.Chuck

  5. Anulik says:

    This is my first time I’ve visited this wtbeise. I discovered a lot of fascinating things in your site. With a lot of comments in your articles, I think if I have leisure time. I keep on visiting ….

  6. Emre says:

    I saw Michael McDonald in concert tnogiht () and that is one smooooth silver fox he was AWESOME. His voice is still 100% intact, it was the ! Having finally heard What A Fool Believes’ sung live I had to come home and watch this of Y.R. one more time. Love it love it love it. Stay smoooooth.

  7. Nikhil says:

    rockers: bringin the drama! but then again i was a kid when much of this music came out, so I thugoht it was all pretty dramatic anyway.i KNEW the 1st ep would what a fool believes it was the 1st song i thugoht of when i searched rock !

  8. Mabell says:

    Amon Amarth! Probably get Oden instead of Twilight of the Thunder God.Lamb of God, Pantera The two most inulfential metal bands of my life.My top 5 are;PanteraLamb of GodSlayerMetallicaIron Maiden.Check em out ;P

  9. Mpumi says:

    Ez valami ionazystosan jf3 zene! Első halle1sra az ember feje9be bfajik e9s ott is marad! Nagggyon jf3! Me9g sok ilyet lenne jf3 hallgatni!

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