D.c. Musician Chuck Brown Dies

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

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  • 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 ...
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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 ...
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