Rock and roll icon Chuck Berry has passed away. He was 90.
The singer/songwriter, whose classic “Johnny B. Goode” was chosen by Carl Sagan to be included on the golden record of Earth Sounds and Music launched with Voyager in 1977, died Saturday afternoon, St. Charles County Police Department confirmed. The cause of death was not revealed.
Berry received a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1984, was saluted as part of the Kennedy Center Honors in 2000 and was part of the 1986 induction class for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.