Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Happy Birthday, Chuck Berry

Chuck Berry celebrates his 85th birthday on October 18. Duck walk on over to the library to find ways to honor the ground-breaking rock and roll guitarist. Some highlights of our collection include:

The Chess Box by Chuck Berry (CD 5937-5939)

Taylor Hackford's Chuck Berry: Hail! Hail! Rock 'n' Roll (DVD 4181-4184) Covers the concert at the Fox Theatre in St. Louis, Missouri, to celebrate Chuck Berry's sixtieth birthday and also discusses his life and career.

Chuck Berry transcribed by Fred Sokolow (MP126.B477 C42 1999) Includes a guide to notation and an introduction by Fred Sokolow explaining Chuck Berry's guitar style.

Brown Eyed Handsome Man: The Life and Hard Times of Chuck Berry: An Unauthorized Biography by Bruce Pegg (ML410.B477 P44 2002)

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