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In what year was rock and roll pioneer Chuck Berry born?
1926 - Berry was born in St. Louis, Missouri.
What brand of electric guitar does Berry primarily play?
Gibson - Berry mostly plays the Gibson ES-350 and sometimes the Gibson ES-355 guitars.
Released in 1957, which of the following albums was Berry's debut?
a. Chuck Berry
b. Chuck Berry Is on Top
c. One Dozen Berrys
d. After School Session
After School Session - Produced by Chess Records, Willie Dixon played bass on the album.
Released in 1987, which documentary film chronicles two 1986 concerts celebrating Chuck Berry's 60th birthday?
a. Still Crazy
b. Shut Up and Play the Hits
c. We Will Rock You
d. Hail! Hail! Rock 'n' Roll
Hail! Hail! Rock 'n' Roll - The film features many different artists including Linda Ronstadt, Keith Richards and Eric Clapton.
Which Chuck Berry song has the lyric - "I've got no kick against modern jazz unless they try to play it too darn fast..."?
a. Let It Rock
b. Rock And Roll Music
c. Roll Over Beethoven
d. Johnny B. Goode
Rock And Roll Music - Released in 1957, Rock And Roll Music is from Berry's album One Dozen Berrys.
As of 2016, how many number one hits has Chuck Berry had on the Billboard Hot 100 chart?
1 - Berry's only number one hit on the Hot 100 was My Ding-A-Ling in 1972.
Berry was one of the first stars to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. In what year?
1986 - Fifteen other rock performers were inducted into the hall in 1986 including Elvis Presley, Buddy Holly and Robert Johnston.
How many children does Chuck Berry have?
3 - Berry has been married to Themetta 'Toddy' Suggs since 1948.
Which of the following songs was not recorded by Chuck Berry?
a. Wee Wee Hours
b. Little Queenie
c. Roll Over Beethoven
d. That'll Be the Day
That'll Be the Day - That'll Be the Day was originally recorded by Buddy Holly and the Crickets in 1957.
Which of the following albums was not released by Chuck Berry?
a. Two Great Guitars
b. The Return of Rock
c. Back Home
d. New Juke Box Hits
The Return of Rock - The Return of Rock was released by Jerry Lee Lewis in 1965.
Finish the title to this number one Chuck Berry hit - "Sweet Little...".
Sixteen - Berry released Sweet Little Sixteen as a single in 1958.
As of 2016, not including his Lifetime Achievement Award, how many Grammy awards has Chuck Berry won?
0 - In 1987, Berry received a star on Hollywood Boulevard in California.
Which of the following Chuck Berry albums was the first to be released?
a. Chuck Berry in Memphis
b. Fresh Berry's
c. Rock It
d. Chuck Berry
Fresh Berry's - Fresh Berry's was released in November 1965.
What was the peak position that Berry's song "Johnny B. Goode" place at on Billboard's Hot 100 chart in 1958?
80 - Johnny B. Goode is ranked as number seven on Rolling Stone's list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.
What Chuck Berry song opens with the lyric - "Runnin' to-and-fro, hard workin' at the mill. Never fail in the mail..."?
a. Too Much Monkey Business
b. Around and Around
c. Almost Grown
d. No Particular Place to Go
Too Much Monkey Business - Too Much Monkey Business was released as a single in 1956.
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