Remembering Chuck Berry

  • Posted by CMHOF
  • On March 20, 2017
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R.I.P. Chuck Berry, the revolutionary guitarist-songwriter who passed away at 90 on March 18. Berry stood head and shoulders above rock ‘n’ roll’s early stars. The majority of his output was self-penned, and during the second half of the 1950s he added new hits to his repertoire with almost every tour—compositions that gave the explosive […]
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Remembering Overend Watts and his Time in Denver

  • Posted by CMHOF
  • On February 2, 2017
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I was saddened to hear about Overend Watts’ passing on January 22.  The original bassist for Mott the Hoople, he provided one of my most vivid visual/musical memories. In 1972, the cult band was about to break up when David Bowie offered to supply the members with a song—“All the Young Dudes.” The defining anthem […]
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