Chuck Berry has always been a powerful performer. Below you can take a look at his charisma in dynamic concerts as well as in intimate performances. You can find more Chuck Berry resources at our Library & Archives libguide.
Chuck Berry performs "You Can't Catch Me" in Rock, Rock, Rock (1956) that also stars Alan Freed and features artists including the Moonglows, LaVern Baker and Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers.
Chuck Berry performs his semi-autobiographical song, "Johnny B. Goode" in 1958, which features his dynamic guitar techniques.
Don Cornelius, the host of Soul Train, allows the show's dancers to ask Chuck Berry questions before a performance of "Roll 'em Pete" in 1973.
Chuck Berry and Keith Richards practice "Oh Carol" in the film, Hail, Hail Rock and Roll (1986)