Chuck Berry: stars' tributes pour in

Reaction from stars, world leaders... and astronauts

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Prominent figures in music, politics and even space exploration - Johnny B. Goode is stowed aboard Voyager 2, Nasa's deep space probe which is the most distant man-made object in the universe - have paid handsome tribute to Chuck Berry, rock 'n' roll pioneer, who died yesterday aged 90.

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

A photo posted by @questlove on Mar 18, 2017 at 3:31pm PDT

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

A photo posted by @slash on Mar 18, 2017 at 4:05pm PDT