Chuck Berry

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Jazz on a Summer’s Day review –Louis Armstrong, Mahalia Jackson and more shine bright
Powerful musical moments are undercut by exasperating blandness in this rerelease of Bert Stern’s film of the 1958 Newport jazz festival

Peter Bradshaw

29, Aug, 2021 @9:03 PM

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When I met Kirk Douglas, did I ask if he’d assaulted Natalie Wood? No, and here’s why | Hadley Freeman
Chucking allegations around is easy, but unsubstantiated rumours aren’t proof of anything

Hadley Freeman

15, Feb, 2020 @9:00 AM

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Ronnie Wood review – Chuck Berry tribute show neither rocks nor rolls
Lulu and Imelda May bring powerhouse guest vocals but the Rolling Stone can’t match up in this mediocre homage

Ian Gittins

22, Nov, 2019 @11:12 AM

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Universal Music Group on master tapes fire: 'We owe artists transparency'
Company to investigate 2008 storage unit fire in which up to 500,000 master recordings by Aretha Franklin, Elton John and others may have burned

Laura Snapes

19, Jun, 2019 @9:03 AM

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The guinea pig at the Last Supper | Brief letters
Brief letters: Animal iconography | Ladybirds’ absence | Measuring space gloop | Nat King Cole’s Route 66 | Morris mushrooms


28, Jun, 2018 @5:07 PM

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From rock stars to feminist pioneers: the notable Americans who died in 2017
This year we bid goodbye to beloved celebrities Tom Petty and Mary Tyler Moore, as well as controversial figures Charles Manson and Roger Ailes, and others

Mazin Sidahmed in New York

31, Dec, 2017 @11:00 AM

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The week in radio: Reith Lectures; Ear Hustle; Chuck Berry: 40 Years On
Hilary Mantel revived the dead, there was a fascinating look inside San Quentin prison and overlooked interviews with the late guitar hero

Miranda Sawyer

18, Jun, 2017 @6:00 AM

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Chuck Berry: Chuck review – instantly recognisable rock'n'roll royalty
Berry’s first album since 1979, released after his death, revisits the riffs and themes he made famous in the 1950s

Dave Simpson

08, Jun, 2017 @9:00 PM

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Letter: Chuck Berry obituary
Giles Oakley writes: I saw Chuk Berry many times including on his British debut at the Finsbury Park Astoria, north London, in May 1964

Giles Oakley

17, Apr, 2017 @4:33 PM

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Singer, musician, sex offender: let’s remember the whole Chuck Berry
Why do we turn a blind eye to Berry’s convictions, but not Roman Polanski’s?

Hadley Freeman

25, Mar, 2017 @9:00 AM

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A new take on doctor-patient confidentiality | Brief letters
Brief letters: Tampons as prescription items | My Ding-A-Ling | Prayer v Twitter | Drink and GPs | Anent


24, Mar, 2017 @6:19 PM

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I looked at my watch – it was way past six | Letters
Letters: Chuck Berry rose above the clamour: he got on with playing his guitar and singing his songs in his own inimitable way. He was sublime


22, Mar, 2017 @6:16 PM

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