The Chuck Berry Story

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010120030521

Roger Daltrey presents a six-part profile of the rock 'n' roll legend.

The opening episode features an overview of Chuck Berry in the 50s, his lyric-writing, and his fusion of white and black music.

010220030528

Roger Daltrey presents the second in a six-part profile of the rock 'n' roll legend.

This episode harks back to Berry's background in St Louis and his first recording session in the Chess studios.

010320030604

Roger Daltry presents the third in a six-part profile of the rock 'n' roll legend.

He explores Chuck Berry's influences, looks at his effect on teenagers and discusses the importance of his lyrics.

010420030611

Roger Daltrey looks at one of Chuck's biggest 'mistakes': his conviction for transporting an underage girl across a state line, which led to eighteen months in jail.

010520030618

This episode assesses the impact of Chuck's music on the burgeoning British blues scene.

With contributions from Paul McCartney, Bill Wyman, Ray Davies and Jimmy Page.

010620030625

Roger Daltrey concludes a six-part profile of the rock 'n' roll legend.

This episode traces the course of Chuck's music in the 70s.