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Sweet Little Sixteen

Sweet Little Sixteen

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.

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