Remembering Chuck Berry: He messed with promoters, sidemen
March 20, 2017
After a Chuck Berry concert, two stories invariably circulated from people involved in the show.
The promoter always told about Berry’s M.O. Even though he was a revered rock ‘n’ roll pioneer, Berry was often burned in the early days by promoters who didn’t pay him in full. So Berry devised a special way of operating.