Song of the Day #3,209: ‘Maybellene’ – Chuck Berry

Chuck Berry died last month, prompting the usual flurry of tributes and retrospectives befitting a legendary talent. To my shame, I realized I’m only tangentially familiar with the career of one of music’s great pioneers.

In fact, I’d managed to post 3,208 Songs of the Day without once featuring him.

I’ll remedy that this week by offering up five classic Chuck Berry tunes that helped redefine popular music.

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