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Entertainment World Reacts To Passing Of Chuck Berry

Early Saturday afternoon, legendary guitarist Chuck Berry passed away at 90 after having a medical emergency.  Celebrities took to twitter to offer their condolences and to pay respect to the man who was widely regarded as "The Father of Rock 'n' Roll."

Keith Richards on Twitter

One of my big lights has gone out." - Keith, 3/18/17

Bruce Springsteen on Twitter

Chuck Berry was rock's greatest practitioner, guitarist, and the greatest pure rock 'n' roll writer who ever lived.

Mick Jagger on Twitter

I am so sad to hear of Chuck Berry's passing. I want to thank him for all the inspirational music he gave to us. 1/3

Mick Jagger on Twitter

He lit up our teenage years, and blew life into our dreams of being musicians and performers. 2/3 #ChuckBerry

Mick Jagger on Twitter

His lyrics shone above others & threw a strange light on the American dream. Chuck you were amazing&your music is engraved inside us forever

#RingoStarr on Twitter

R I P. And peace and love Chuck Berry Mr. rock 'n' roll music ?✌️????☮

Gene Simmons on Twitter

My profound respect and admiration to one of the founding fathers of rock and roll, who sadly passed today -- the late, great CHUCK BERRY

Heart broken to hear of the passing of Chuck Berry. He was undisputedly the king. A moment of silence is idefinitely n order. RIP

66.8k Likes, 714 Comments - Slash (@slash) on Instagram: "Heart broken to hear of the passing of Chuck Berry. He was undisputedly the king. A moment of..."

Thou Shall Have No Other Rock Gods Before Him #ChuckBerry rip

20k Likes, 205 Comments - Questlove Gomez (@questlove) on Instagram: "Thou Shall Have No Other Rock Gods Before Him #ChuckBerry rip"

Hail Hail Chuck Berry!!! None of us would have been here without you. Rock on brother!

34.2k Likes, 286 Comments - Lenny Kravitz (@lennykravitz) on Instagram: "Hail Hail Chuck Berry!!! None of us would have been here without you. Rock on brother!"

Keith Urban on Twitter

RIP Chuck Berry !!!! Thank you for the poetry, the passion and the potency! GO JOHNNY GO. - KU

Huey Lewis on Twitter

Chuck Berry. Maybe the most important figure in all of rock and roll. His music and his influence will last forever. - Huey

George Takei on Twitter

A legend is gone. Half the rock-n-roll artist today wouldn't be playing had Chuck not been there at the beginning. https://t.co/Z0VQBYFTsN

Billy Idol on Twitter

Rest in Peace Chuck Berry. More than just a guitarist, he was the first rock-n-roll poet. Magic! https://t.co/LqSorPYoCe

The Jacksons on Twitter

Chuck Berry merged blues & swing into the phenomenon of early rock'n'roll. In music, he cast one of the longest shadows. Thank You Chuck.

marc maron on Twitter

The King is dead. RIP Chuck Berry.

OneRepublic on Twitter

RIPChuckBerry. Definition of musical legend. Thanks for rock 'n roll. ????

Bruno Mars on Twitter

RIP Chuck Berry. https://t.co/UzJx74c36p

Queen on Twitter

Go, go, go Little Queenie..." #RIPChuckBerry