The regent of rock 'n' roll, Mr. Chuck Berry is dead at 90. So "roll over, Beethoven" and tell Tchiakovsky the news. The legendary vocalist, songwriter, and guitar hero passed away at his his home in St. Louis sometime before 12:40 pm when first responders found him unresponsive. Interestingly, last year, Berry announced that he was planning to release his first album in 38 years in 2017, but that was not to be. The Hall of Fame celebrity had some rough patches in his history, but none that overshadowed his musical achievements. Chuck Berry: The man beh Chuck Berry dead at 90: Long live rock 'n' roll 'King' 'Johnny B. Goode'