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Gene Simmons, Kiss. photo by Ros O'Gorman

Gene Simmons, Kiss. photo by Ros O'Gorman

Watch Gene Simmons Pay Tribute To Chuck Berry

by Roger Wink, VVN Music on March 21, 2017

in News

For one of the few times in his career, Gene Simmons has played a full-length solo show.

The Saturday night (March 18) show at The Agora in Cleveland, included fourteen KISS songs among the seventeen selections along with two songs from his 1978 solo album and an impromptu version of Johnny B. Goode to salute Chuck Berry who had died earlier in the day.

Simmons said of Berry “It’s a very sad day today. One of the founding fathers of rock and roll has passed on… if it wasn’t for Chuck Berry there wouldn’t have been rock and roll.”

The set list:
Radioactive (from Gene Simmons, 1978)
Deuce (from Kiss, 1974)
Nothin’ to Lose (from Kiss, 1974)
Calling Dr. Love (from Rock and Roll Over, 1976)
Almost Human (from Love Gun, 1977)
Cold Gin (from Kiss, 1974)
I Love it Loud (from Creatures of the Night, 1982)
Got Love for Sale (from Love Gun, 1977)
Parasite (from Hotter Than Hell, 1974)
Plaster Caster (from Love Gun, 1977)
Charisma (from Dynasty, 1979)
See You Tonite (from Gene Simmons, 1978)
Christine Sixteen (from Love Gun, 1977)
Johnny B. Goode (Chuck Berry cover)
War Machine (from Creatures of the Night, 1982)
Let Me Go, Rock and Roll (from Hotter Than Hell, 1974)
Rock and Roll All Nite (from Dressed to Kill, 1975)

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