Chuck Berry: ‘The first great poet laureate of rock ‘n’ roll’ (2006) – Newsnight Archives

Chuck Berry, the influential guitarist, singer and songwriter, died on Saturday. In 2006, BBC Newsnight’s Stephen Smith travelled to his birthplace in St Louis, Missouri. More from Newsnight archives here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLJxnQXiytA_Q5B1QoksCKI9-igDxDqqpN

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