Best Chuck Berry song: 'Roll Over Beethoven' or 'Johnny B. Goode'? | The Tylt
Rock legend Chuck Berry passed away at age 90 on Saturday, March 18. His legacy will live on forever. As a pioneer of rock ’n’ roll, Berry leaves behind dozens of hit songs for past and future generations. "Roll Over Beethoven" and "Johnny B. Goode" are arguably his most influential and oft-covered hits. As we honor Berry's legacy—which of these hits is his greatest? 🎸
Best Chuck Berry song: 'Roll Over Beethoven' or 'Johnny B. Goode'?
The New York Times wrote:
While Elvis Presley was rock’s first pop star and teenage heartthrob, Mr. Berry was its master theorist and conceptual genius, the songwriter who understood what the kids wanted before they knew themselves. With songs like “Johnny B. Goode” and “Roll Over Beethoven,” he gave his listeners more than they knew they were getting from jukebox entertainment.
"Roll Over Beethoven" or "Johnny B. Goode"—which is Chuck's best song ever?
Listen to Chuck Berry's greatest hits below.
Watch this amazing live performance of "Roll Over Beethoven."
Watch this incredible live performance of "Johnny B. Goode."