Chuck Berry’s Friend Says Forthcoming Album Is ‘Sensational’

Chuck Berry’s Friend Says Forthcoming Album Is ‘Sensational’

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Chuck Berry’s death came just weeks before the debut single off his first new studio album in nearly four decades was scheduled to go on sale, a friend of the rock ‘n’ roll legend said.

Joe Edwards, the owner of the Blueberry Hill club in St. Louis where Berry performed regularly, said the tracks he has heard off the upcoming album, titled Chuck, are “sensational.”

“What a genius,” Edwards said Saturday. “I just miss him like crazy. I miss his laugh.”

While…