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R.I.P. Chuck Brown: Twitter Reactions

Pioneering funk guitarist Chuck Brown (@chuckbrowndc) died yesterday at Johns Hopkins University Hospital in Baltimore. Brown, 75, was a legend of the Washington D.C. music scene, earning the title “the Godfather of Go-go,” after a style of funk music he helped to popularize. With his band, the Soul Searchers, Brown stormed the Go-Go circuit developing an intensely enthusiastic live show.
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Go-Go fans mourn loss of Chuck Brown

Entertainment : The Marquee Blog (3 years ago)

"Godfather of Go-Go" Chuck Brown was especially cherished in the Washington, D.C.-area - or, as it's called, the DMV - but his pioneering style spread far beyond that locale. Described as percussive bass music that blends jazz, funk... Read Post

Chuck Brown, Go-Go Funk Music Legend, Dies at 75

Entertainment / Pop Culture : The Inquisitr - Entertainment (3 years ago)

Chuck Brown, who blended funk, soul, and Latin party elements to create a new style of music called “go-go,” died at the age of 75 on Wednesday, May 16 at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. Brown, known as the “Godfather of Go-Go,... Read Post

Chuck Brown Dead: Go-Go Pioneer Dies After Being Hospitalized for Pneumonia

Entertainment / Music : Spinner.com (3 years ago)

Getty Images Chuck Brown, pioneer of Washington D.C.'s go-go funk scene, died earlier today at Johns Hopkins University Hospital in Baltimore. He was 75. Brown, who is best known for his hit "Bustin' Loose" (interpolated on Nelly's ... Read Post


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