When does creative expression cross the line from an intriguing pushing of boundaries into crime?
There may be no more important effort than to contribute a voice to the vital issues of our time.
What's a little humiliation if it makes you a better artist?
Maybe rock and roll was inevitable, with or without Chuck Berry. But the fact remains that he was the one who advanced the state of the art.
The drive to integrate different influences in one's life and take them in a new direction; that's what Chuck Berry and others like him had.