Musicians and others pay respects to iconic rock’n’roller Chuck Berry

Boston, MA – FEBRUARY 26: Chuck Berry performs during the 2012 Awards for Lyrics of Literary Excellence at The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library And Museum on February 26, 2012 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Marc Andrew Deley/Getty Images)
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Rock’n’roll legend Chuck Berry died on Saturday at the age of 90.

In the hours following his death, musicians, celebrities, and loving fans shared tributes to and memories of the man who pioneered a genre.

With hits like Johnny B. Goode and “Roll Over Beethoven,” Berry defined the sound and style of rock’n’roll in its earliest stage in the 1950s.

Twitter users dredged up particularly memorable moments in his long careerlike when Berry played with the Beatles on the Mike Douglas Show in 1972remembered his signature dance moves, and remarked on his singular impact on modern music.

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