How Chuck Berry’s Gift for Words and Music Changed Rock History

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Chuck Berry (Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)

Chuck Berry died on March 18. Without him, something called “rock ’n’ roll” might still have come along, but it would’ve sounded different. And it almost certainly wouldn’t have sounded as good.

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Child Molestation Trial Begins For Outspoken Florida Pastor With Checkered History; Pastor Denies Charges, Says “I’m On Trial For My Anti-Gay Rights Activism”

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The Rev. Ken Adkins listens in September as Assistant District Attorney Katie Gropper tells Glynn County Chief Magistrate Timothy Barton that Adkins should be bound over for possible indictment by a county grand jury on child molestation charges. (Terry Dickson/Florida Times-Union)

Kenneth Adkins sits in jail and ticks off the hours … days … dreaming about reinventing himself.

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