D.c. Musician Chuck Brown Dies

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

  • Leaving Their Mark: What's Behind The Scenes At Your Favorite D.C. Music Venues
    Visitors to The Howard Theatre are greeted by a small tribute to one of D.C.'s most beloved musicians: Chuck Brown. His black cowboy boots and ... The Parliament-Funkadelic musician signed his name in cursive above a little drawing of what can best be ...
    05/22/2015 - 9:07 am | View Link
  • Chuck Brown's Guitar Drove the Musician's Persuasive "Wind Me Up" Rhythm
    The 1973 Gibson Custom Shop Edition guitar belonged to the late Washington D.C. musician Chuck Brown, the Godfather of Go-Go music, a funky, polyrhythmic genre that Brown created. The unique style of rhythm and blues was played beginning in the late 1970s ...
    02/24/2015 - 3:26 am | View Link
  • D.C. leaders unveil Chuck Brown Memorial Park
    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. WASHINGTON – On Chuck Brown Day in D.C., in honor of the Godfather of Go Go, hundreds made their ...
    08/23/2014 - 9:45 am | View Link
  • Chuck Brown Memorial Park To Open August 22
    A park memorializing the late, great D.C. go-go legend Chuck Brown is set to open on August 22 in ... feature a number of signature design aspects honoring the legendary local musician, such as his discography engraved on aluminum panels of the memorial's ...
    08/11/2014 - 7:00 am | View Link
  • Chuck Brown Dead at 75
    Chuck Brown, a musician known as the "Godfather of Go-Go," has died. The Washington, D.C. musical giant, born in Gaston, N.C., and perhaps best known for his group's 1979 chart-topping hit "Bustin' Loose," was 75. Earlier this month, Chuck Brown's family ...
    05/16/2012 - 10:54 pm | View Link
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  • Blow Your Whistle
    Thanks to my friend, Saubeule, who helped me to ID this song. Chuck Brown (born Aug 28, 1936) is a jazz guitarist and singer who is affectionately called ...
    05/30/2015 - 12:56 am | View Website
  • Amazon.com: Chuck Brown: Chuck Brown
    For those who hail from the DC area, Chuck Brown's genius needs no description. But for those of you from elsewhere in the US, Chuck Brown is a DC legend known as the ...
    05/29/2015 - 10:26 pm | View Website
  • The Other Side (Chuck Brown and Eva Cassidy album ...
    The Other Side is an album by D.C. go-go funk legend Chuck Brown and American singer Eva Cassidy. It was first released in 1992 by Brown's label Liaison records.
    05/29/2015 - 10:08 am | View Website
  • Chuck Brown
    to the official website of the Godfather of Go Go, Chuck Brown. Get all the info on the Chuck Brown All Star Go Go Band's upcoming performances, Chuck Brown legacy ...
    05/29/2015 - 4:11 am | View Website
  • Chuck Brown
    Charles Louis "Chuck" Brown (August 22, 1936 – May 16, 2012) was an American guitarist and singer who is affectionately called "the Godfather of Go-go ". Go-go is a ...
    05/29/2015 - 2:37 am | View Website
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