Go-go Music Pioneer Chuck Brown Dies

Chuck Brown, known as the "Godfather of Go-Go," a genre blending funk, jazz and soul and other musical forms, died Wednesday, his manager said.

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    WASHINGTON (AP) — Fans of the late go-go music pioneer Chuck Brown have paid tribute to the performer at a four-hour dance party in the nation’s capital. The throng gathered at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on Thursday afternoon to ...
    05/31/2012 - 2:01 pm | View Link
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    05/17/2012 - 3:38 am | View Link
  • Go-go funk pioneer Chuck Brown dies
    Chuck Brown, who styled a unique mix of funk, soul and Latin party sounds to create go-go music in the U.S. capital, has died after suffering from pneumonia. He was 75. Brown, widely acclaimed as the "Godfather of go-go" for his pioneering sound ...
    05/16/2012 - 10:17 pm | View Link
  • Chuck Brown, Godfather of Go-Go Music, Dies
    (AllHipHop News) Chuck Brown, the Godfather of Go-Go, has died. The legendary musician had been previously diagnosed with pneumonia about a week ago. Brown is considered the man that pioneered Go-Go music ... But Brown was the pioneer of the ...
    05/16/2012 - 1:36 pm | View Link
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    WASHINGTON – Chuck Brown, who styled a unique mix of funk, soul and Latin party sounds to create go-go music in the nation's capital, has died after suffering from pneumonia. He was 75. Brown died Wednesday at Johns Hopkins University Hospital in Baltimore.
    05/16/2012 - 12:59 pm | View Link
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