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Name:    Berry, Chuck
Profession:  Entertainer
Category:  African-American Experience
Born/Started:    1926
Description:    St. Louisan Chuck Berry was one of the most successful pioneers of rock and roll music. Born Charles Edward Anderson in a three-bedroom home on Goode Avenue (now Annie Malone Drive), Berry attended Sumner High School and was a member of Antioch Baptist Church. He became a musician, singer, and composer and wrote many songs including "Roll Over Beethoven," "Maybelline," and "AReeling n Rockin." He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1986.

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