Monday March 20, 2017
'He's one of the great American songwriters': Looking back at the legacy of Chuck Berry
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On Saturday, March 18, rock musician Chuck Berry died at the age of 90.
As music journalist and supervising producer of Netflix's The Get Down, Nelson George says: "He's one of the great American songwriters."
George spoke with Tom Power today, to discuss the legacy of Berry — both his musical innovation and his troubled personal past.
"His legacy in music is indisputable," George states. "But do you co-mingle the person with the art? And that's always a complicated question but there's no question about how important he is."