The many moves of rock ‘n’ roll pioneer Chuck Berry
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Early publicity photo of rock pioneer Chuck Berry, circa 1958.

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Chuck Berry performs onstage in New York City’s East Village in 1966.

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Chuck Berry poses for a portrait holding his Gibson hollow-body electric guitar circa 1958.

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American rock ‘n’ roll singer and guitarist Chuck Berry performs at the Lewisham Odeon in London on Feb. 19, 1975.

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Chuck Berry poses for a portrait holding his Gibson hollow-body electric guitar circa 1958.

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Chuck Berry circa 1968.

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Guitarists Bo Diddley (with his trademark square Gretsch guitar on the left) and Chuck Berry  perform at Madison Square Garden in the concert movie “Let the Good Times Roll” on May 6, 1972 in New York City.

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This photo taken on July 10, 1981 shows U.S. rock singer Chuck Berry in France at the start of his European tour. Berry died Saturday, March 18, 2017 at the age of 90 in Missouri.

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Chuck Berry performs live at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam in 1973.

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Chuck Berry live at Tokyo’s Shibuya Koukaidou Hall, April 27, 1981.

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Chuck Berry performs at Cal Expo in Sacramento on Jan. 1, 1976.

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Chuck Berry performs at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam on May 23, 1976.

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In this April 4, 1980 photo, guitarist and singer Chuck Berry performs his “duck walk.”

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In this Oct. 17, 1986 photo, Chuck Berry performs during a concert celebration for his 60th birthday at the Fox Theatre in St. Louis.

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Chuck Berry at Paris Olympia in 1973.

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Singer/songwriter Chuck Berry at a portrait session circa 1958 in Chicago.

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