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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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Chuck Brown, RIP

Music / Rock & Pop : Brooklyn Vegan (3 years ago)

by BBG Pioneer of the musical artform known as go-go music, Chuck Brown passed on at Johns Hopkins University Medical Center in Baltimore today according to The Washington Post. The DC native was hospitalized due to pnuemonia contra... Read Post

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


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