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Posted: Saturday February 11, 2012 @ 12:02 a.m. PST
*Celebrating Black History Month On Chuck Berry On Saturday February 11, 2012.
According to Biography, Fact #16 Before becoming a professional musician, Chuck Berry studied to be a hairdresser.
Chuck Berry’s famous “duck walk” dance originated in 1956, when Berry attempted to hide wrinkles in his rayon suit by shaking them out with his now-signature body movements.
- NAME:Chuck Berry
- OCCUPATION:Songwriter, Guitarist, Singer
- BIRTH DATE:October 18, 1926 (Age: 85)
- EDUCATION: Sumner High School
- PLACE OF BIRTH: St. Louis, Missouri
- ZODIAC SIGN:Libra
Best Known For
Chuck Berry was one of the most popular and influential performers in rhythm-and-blues and rock-and-roll music in the 1950s, ’60s, and ’70s.
Mini Bio: Born October 18, 1926, in St. Louis, Missouri, Chuck Berry had early exposure to music at school and church. As a teen, he was sent to prison for three years for armed robbery. He began producing hits in the 1950s, and had his first number one hit, “My Ding-a-Ling,” in 1972. With his clever lyrics and distinctive sounds, he was one of the most influential figures in the history of rock music.
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