From 60′s guitar legends to indie post-punk, St. Louis bands have a wealth of sounds to offer local rock lovers.
“I’m proud to know my hometown is doing something no city has ever done before: creating a national museum that pays tribute to the blues,” he said.
The 86-year-old St. Louis native and rock `n’ roll legend received a lifetime achievement award Monday from the St. Louis Arts and Education Council.
Sheriff deputies say the suspects were caught earlier this week when they brought a U-Haul type truck to raid the property for a third time.
Charlie talks with Joe Edwards about Chuck Berry being honored at the Kennedy Library in Boston on Sun., Feb. 26; with CBS Correspondent Steve Futterman about the Michigan primary results; with Fr. Bill Rowe of St. Mary’s in Mt. Carmel, IL, about rescinding his resignation; with STL Cards Broadcaster Mike Shannon; and with Bruce Sommer, former head of America’s Center and the Dome, about what it will take to keep the Rams in STL.
St. Louisan Michael McDonald, along with his current touring partner Boz Scaggs, jumped on the train of support for Chuck Berry and his new statue in the Delmar Loop.
Charlie broadcasts a two-hour special, LIVE from Chuck Berry Plaza in University City’s Delmar Loop, on Chuck Berry Statue Dedication day. Guests honoring the father of rock ‘n roll, Chuck Berry, include Billy Peek, Ron Isley, Bob Kuban, MIchael McDonald, Boz Scaggs, Joe Perry, Ray Stevens, Little Richard, Dennis Edwards, Merle Haggard, Jimmy Webb, Ruperrt Holmes, Elvis Costello, Bowser from Sha Na Na, and Simple Plan.
“St. Louisans should be proud to know one of their own created the most significant musical art form following World War II,” Brennan said. “As John Lennon said ‘If rock & roll had a different name, it would be Chuck Berry’. I am proud St. Louis is recognizing Chuck’s genius.”
The Chuck Berry statue installation was today in U-City. CNN’s Candy Crowley on the debt impasse. Mike Shannon on the Cardinals sweep. Bob Schenk on Fair St. Louis.
University City Mayor says statue is a tribute to music; citizens upset by cost, Berry’s checkered past