D.c. Musician Chuck Brown Dies

"Godfather of Go-Go"dies at age 75 in Washington.

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    Bookstore Address: Washington, DC ... and Best New Jazz Musician (2010) by ... of Go-Go, the late Mr. Chuck Brown. He performed with Mr. Brown ...
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    ... of the hat and I've mentioned every musician's name ... into Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels -- were sons of Chuck Berry and James Brown and ...
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    06/27/2014 - 3:54 am | View Link
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  • D.C. leaders unveil Chuck Brown Memorial Park
    WASHINGTON - On Chuck Brown Day in D.C., in honor of the Godfather of Go Go, hundreds made their way to a Northeast neighborhood to see the new memorial to the musician. "I'm witnessing history," says Judy Lundy who came all the way across the city on a ...
    08/22/2014 - 2:11 pm | View Link
  • Bustin' out the newest Chuck Brown Memorial Park renderings
    "[The] Chuck Brown Memorial will serve as a communal space for visitors ... while profiling the history and legacy of the iconic musician." The original park design called for a 200-seat amphitheater, but that amenity was ruled out amid neighborhood ...
    03/19/2014 - 1:59 am | View Link
  • From Go-Go's Heyday To Today: One Musician's Love Affair With D.C. Music
    "We the People," the title track from the Soul Searchers' 1972 debut album, features future "Godfather of Go-Go" Chuck Brown on lead vocals and guitar ... "I'm just a working musician now," Tillery says. "In this business, you never know.
    02/13/2014 - 11:22 pm | View Link
  • Chuck Brown Park proposed: Portion of Northeast D.C. park to honor musician
    A portion of a park in Northeast D.C. will soon become a continuing homage to the Godfather of Go-Go. D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray announced Tuesday that he has proposed to rename a portion of Langdon Park as "Chuck Brown Park." Gray's proposal, which is ...
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  • Fans Mourn Chuck Brown in Washington, D.C.
    Chuck Brown's legendary career began in the early 1960s ... which radio personality Donnie Simpson recently told CNN was "like the National Anthem"; the musician was famous for doing go-go renditions of jazz and blues standards like T-Bone Walker's ...
    05/29/2012 - 8:03 am | View Link
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  • Chuck Brown
    Home page of Chuck Brown, a R&B/Soul group from Washington, DC. Affectionately known as the Godfather of Go Go, Chuck Brown created the Go Go sound. He combined Latin ...
    08/28/2014 - 6:47 pm | View Website
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  • "Block Party" by Chuck Brown feat. DJ Kool
    Summertime Classic by the legend himself. Directed by President Thomas Forbes!!
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  • Listen Local First
    Listen Local First DC (LLF) is a local music initiative devoted to building awareness and creating opportunities for local musicians and venues in order to raise the ...
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