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Chuck Berry's new 'Chuck' album set for June 16 posthumous release

Chuck Berry's new 'Chuck' album set for June 16 posthumous release

Chuck Berry’s long-gestating final studio album “Chuck” has been set for release on June 16, and the first track, “Big Boys,” featuring guests Tom Morello and Nathaniel Rateliff, is available to give listeners their first sample of the forthcoming work.

The cut opens with a quintessential electric guitar riff echoing Berry’s signature song “Johnny B. Goode” and is propelled by a rollicking rhythm track supplied by the band that had been backing him for much of the last two decades while he was still performing in his hometown of St. Louis.

In his lyric, Berry reflects on feeling left on the outside by older mates while growing up and engages in some of

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