Collection Highlights: Chuck Berry’s Cadillac

Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
September 13, 2016
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Red Cadillac Eldorado owned by Chuck Berry

Created by: General Motors Corporation, 1973

A red Cadillac Eldorado owned and driven by Chuck Berry. It was part of Berry’s personal fleet of Cadillacs and was driven during the filming of Hail! Hail! Rock ‘n’ Roll, a 1987 documentary that chronicles two 1986 concerts.

Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Donation of Charles E. Berry