In Their Own Words

Chuck Berry and Johnnie Johnson

Clip: Season 2 Episode 2 | 4m 2s

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See how Chuck Berry builds up recognition after performing with revered pianist Johnnie Johnson and his band in the Cosmopolitan Club. Chuck's charisma and growing presence, however, will soon lead to a changing dynamic within the group.

Aired: 07/27/21 | Rating: TV-PG

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