The 15 greatest Black rock artists of all time

#3 Chuck Berry

John Lennon once said that if you renamed rock & roll, you might as well call it “Chuck Berry.” The legendary rocker is the genre’s first true guitar hero; his fiery licks and leads made the instrument the defining sound of rock during an era when many rockers still played piano. And every rock guitarist has borrowed from his playing style.

Stereo Williams
Stereo Williams

Todd "Stereo" Williams, entertainment writer based in New York City. He co-founded Thirty 2 Oh 1 Productions, an indie film company.

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