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« Reply #25 on: February 03, 2018, 09:29:05 PM »

Grammys 2018: Watch Gary Clark Jr., Jon Batiste Salute Chuck Berry, Fats Domino
Blues-rock artist, 'Late Show' bandleader cover "Ain't That a Shame," "Maybelline"

https://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/grammys-2018-watch-gary-clark-jr-jon-batiste-salute-chuck-berry-fats-domino-w515915

Very good! Did Chuck or Fats ever get a Grammy? I mean, other than a lifetime achievement thing?
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« Reply #26 on: February 04, 2018, 03:19:50 AM »

Grammys 2018: Watch Gary Clark Jr., Jon Batiste Salute Chuck Berry, Fats Domino
Blues-rock artist, 'Late Show' bandleader cover "Ain't That a Shame," "Maybelline"

https://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/grammys-2018-watch-gary-clark-jr-jon-batiste-salute-chuck-berry-fats-domino-w515915

Very good! Did Chuck or Fats ever get a Grammy? I mean, other than a lifetime achievement thing?



I don't think so. It seems that the early Rock'n'Rollers' releases usually don't get much attention. Here's what I've found on youtube:

Chuck Berry

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hwf1UyYaDbM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xqyo8kobAHQ

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« Reply #27 on: February 19, 2018, 02:28:09 PM »

Grammys 2018: Watch Gary Clark Jr., Jon Batiste Salute Chuck Berry, Fats Domino
Blues-rock artist, 'Late Show' bandleader cover "Ain't That a Shame," "Maybelline"

https://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/grammys-2018-watch-gary-clark-jr-jon-batiste-salute-chuck-berry-fats-domino-w515915

Very good! Did Chuck or Fats ever get a Grammy? I mean, other than a lifetime achievement thing?



I don't think so. It seems that the early Rock'n'Rollers' releases usually don't get much attention. Here's what I've found on youtube:

Chuck Berry

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hwf1UyYaDbM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xqyo8kobAHQ


Thanks for those! Pretty cool to see him up there with 2 of his proteges.
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