What is Chuck Berry Cause Of Death? According to TMZ, Chuck Berry died of natural causes, and no autopsy is planned.
The 90-year-old music icon died on March 18 at his home in St Louis after police responded to a medical emergency call and failed to resuscitate him.
Chuck’s personal doctor is expected to sign his death certificate, verifying that his death was natural, according to the website. It is unknown whether any illnesses or diseases contributed to his death.
The news comes just hours after Chuck’s family confirmed that his farewell album will be released on time. The Johnny B Goode rocker was slated to release Chuck, his first album since 1979’s Rock It, this year, and his estate has officially confirmed it.
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The singer was found unresponsive at 12:40 local time (17:40 GMT) on Saturday, St Charles County police said in a statement. He could not be revived and was pronounced dead at 13:26.
“The St. Charles County Police Department sadly confirms the death of Charles Edward Anderson Berry Sr., better known as legendary musician Chuck Berry,” it said.
Motown legends The Jacksons tweeted: “Chuck Berry merged blues & swing into the phenomenon of early rock’n’roll. In music, he cast one of the longest shadows. Thank You Chuck.”
Singer-songwriter Huey Lewis described him as “maybe the most important figure in all of rock and roll”.
“His music and influence will last forever,” he added.
Beatles drummer Ringo Starr quoted one of Berry’s own lyrics on Twitter, saying: “Just let me hear some of that rock ‘n’ roll music any old way you use it.”
“I am playing I’m talking about you,” he wrote.
Both the Beatles and the Rolling Stones covered Berry’s songs, as did The Beach Boys and scores of other acts – including Elvis.
“If you tried to give rock ‘n’ roll another name,” John Lennon once said, “you might call it ‘Chuck Berry’.”
Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones said that Berry “lit up our teenage years and blew life into our dreams”.
Singer Bruce Springsteen called him “a giant for the ages”.
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