In the early '50's, he joined some bands and was playing the blues. Through blues legend Muddy Waters, he was signed to Chess Records and started recording and his music took a more R 'n' B approach, to what later became rock n' roll.
His signature songs are "Maybellene" and "Johnny B Goode". He's still rocking out until today.
Here's the timeless classic from 1958, "Johnny B Goode", and just for fun, I've also added the video from "Back to Future" with Michael J. Fox as Marty McFly performing this song with hilarious results!
Have a good one Chuck... here's for more and more years of music!