According to KMOV-TV’s website nearly a dozen new recordings from the late Chuck Berry will be featured in a new album to be released later this summer. The announcement comes a week after the 90 year old rock-n-roller’s passing in his St. Charles, Missouri home last weekend.

According to the website, Shore Fire Media announced that Berry’s album will simply be called "Chuck".  The scheduled release date is June 16 of this summer. Berry last album release was “Rock It” 38 years ago in 1979.

The KMOV website also revealed that according to Shore Fire Media, Berry had been working on a new album since the 1980’s in his home studio.  The new album will feature 10 songs of which 8 were written by Berry.

The website also mentions the album features the musical support of Charles Berry Jr., Ingrid Berry, and Jimmy Marsala, Robert Lohr, and Keith Robinson along with Gary Clark Jr., Tom Morello, Nathaniel Rateliff, and Berry’s grandson, Charles Berry III.


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