Rock and cycle figure Chuck Berry burst on date during a Saturday night achievement in Chicago afterwards abnegation medical absorption beforehand in the evening, a adumbrative for the artist and the Chicago Fire Administration said."He burst due to exhaustion, he again came aback out to the army and did his 'duck walk' ball afore abrogation for the night," Andy Riesmeyer of CMG Worldwide, an bureau that represents Berry, said in a account Sunday.Berry was clumsy to complete the show, Riesmeyer said.
Riesmeyer said Sunday that Berry, 84, "is fine" and that he has alternate to his home alfresco St. Louis.Late Sunday afternoon, Dick Alen, an abettor from WME, which additionally represents Berry, told CNN that he "spoke to (Berry) aloof now. He is home in St Louis and sounds acceptable and energetic."The Chicago Fire Administration responded to alarm from Chicago's Congress Theater at 10:30 p.m. Saturday, afore Berry took the date there, administration agent Joe Roccasalva said, But Berry said he didn't appetite to go to the hospital and active a abnegation of account form, Roccasalva said.
Roccasalva said he could not altercate the specifics of Berry's condition.The accompanist and guitar player, who was inducted into the Rock and Cycle Hall of Fame in 1986, has bound such abstract as "Johnny B. Goode," "Roll Over, Beethoven" and "Brown Eyed Handsome Man."