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Johnny B. Goode

Johnny B. Goode


by Chuck Berry

Movies & TV

Hail! Hail! Rock N' Roll (1987)

The definitive Chuck Berry documentary was created surrounding a huge show put together by the Rolling Stones' Keith Richards for Berry's 60th birthday in 1986. Though Richards and Berry have since had a falling out, Berry's influence on Richards is huge in the history of rock.

Cadillac Records (2008)

Mos Def gives a charming and dead-on performance as Chuck Berry, but his character is overshadowed by Beyoncé as Etta James, Adrien Brody as Leonard Chess, and Jeffrey Wright as the star, Muddy Waters.

Back to the Future (1985)

This movie is mostly about time travel and 1980s awesomeness, but it is partially set in 1955 and features a hilarious performance of "Johnny B. Goode" by Michael J. Fox as Marty McFly.

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