Over the weekend the incredible Chuck Berry died and now days later the release date, track listing and first song from his final album has been released.
The album titled Chuck is his first album since 1979’s Rock It and will be released on June 16.
Chuck Berry's family said in a statement that working on this album brought Berry a lot of joy.
Working to prepare the release of this record in recent months and in fact over the last several years brought him a great sense of joy and satisfaction
One of the songs from the album called Big Boys has also been released and the album includes 10 songs, eight of them written by Berry himself.
He recorded songs over the years, in between tours and continued to work on the record up until 2014 when he retired from performing.
“While our hearts are very heavy at this time, we know that he had no greater wish than to see this album released to the world," His family said.
We know of no better way to celebrate and remember his 90 years of life than through his music.
Chuck Berry - Chuck Track Listing
-You Go To My Head
-3/4 Time (Enchiladas)
-Lady B. Goode
-She Still Loves You
-Eyes Of Man