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    Posted on Mar 19, 2017

    Celebrities Pay Tribute To Musical Legend Chuck Berry

    "The alpha poet of rock 'n' roll" died Saturday at the age of 90.

    Reuters

    Pioneering musician Chuck Berry died Saturday at the age of 90.

    During his long career, Berry influenced scores of musicians, including the Beatles and the Rolling Stones. Following the news of his death, the tributes poured in on Twitter from musicians and other celebrities.

    Bruce Springsteen

    This is a tremendous loss of a giant for the ages. -Bruce Springsteen

    Mick Jagger

    I am so sad to hear of Chuck Berry's passing. I want to thank him for all the inspirational music he gave to us. 1/3

    He lit up our teenage years, and blew life into our dreams of being musicians and performers. 2/3 #ChuckBerry

    His lyrics shone above others & threw a strange light on the American dream. Chuck you were amazing&your music is engraved inside us forever

    Ronnie Wood

    So sad ~ with the passing of Chuck Berry comes the end of an era 🙏. He was one of the best and my inspiration 🎸, a… https://t.co/fSrX6gVRZF

    Ringo Starr

    R I P. And peace and love Chuck Berry Mr. rock 'n' roll music 😎✌️🌟💖🎵🎶☮

    The estate of George Harrison

    RIP Chuck Berry. The 1st song that @thebeatles performed at their 1st US concert was "Roll Over Beethoven." Watch:… https://t.co/THH7j5Z30C

    Carole King

    RIP Chuck Berry https://t.co/9MoHHXnxD7

    Q-Tip

    R.I.P. To the father of ROCK N ROLL the genius CHUCK BERRY ✊🏾✊🏾✊🏾Johnny be good

    Huey Lewis

    Chuck Berry. Maybe the most important figure in all of rock and roll. His music and his influence will last forever. - Huey

    Lenny Kravitz

    Hail Hail Chuck Berry!!! None of us would have been here without you. Rock on brother! https://t.co/tOMuQzUgPX

    David Simon

    Chuck Berry, 90, RIP. The alpha poet of rock 'n' roll. Don't let the heat overcome you when they play so loud. https://t.co/HNgwX73oT2

    Brian Wilson

    I am so sad to hear about Chuck Berry passing - a big inspiration! He will be missed by everyone who loves Rock 'n Roll. Love & Mercy

    Keith Richards

    "One of my big lights has gone out.” - Keith, 3/18/17

    The Jacksons

    Chuck Berry merged blues & swing into the phenomenon of early rock’n’roll. In music, he cast one of the longest sha… https://t.co/Ay2WWRgHOk

    Sir Mix-A-Lot

    Rest in Peace Mr. Chuck Berry. Often imitated but never duplicated. #legends

    Marc Maron

    The King is dead. RIP Chuck Berry.

    Bootsy Collins

    Dang another one not funkin' with us. Our Rock & Roll legend Mr. Chuck Berry has changed frequencies today. Join... https://t.co/aSIayg1lSJ

    Gene Simmons

    My profound respect and admiration to one of the founding fathers of rock and roll, who sadly passed today -- the late, great CHUCK BERRY

    Bill Nye

    His Johnny B. Goode is on Voyager 1 & 2 spacecraft. You were more than good Chuck. You will be missed.

    Stephen King

    Chuck Berry died. This breaks my heart, but 90 years old ain't bad for rock and roll. Johnny B. Goode forever.

    Former president Bill Clinton

    Chuck Berry’s life was a treasure and a triumph, and he’ll never be forgotten. https://t.co/3Q7z0NatUd

    Berry performed at Clinton's first inauguration ball in 1993.