Go-Go

Go-Go Legend’s Son, Daughter Reflect on Legacy

Aug. 23, 2012

In the Brown family, when Aug. 22 rolled around, so did numerous musical celebrations and cakes that lined the table in honor of its beloved patriarch – Chuck Brown.

From Chuck Brown Way to Chuck Brown Day: D.C. Celebrates Go-Go Legend’s Birthday

Aug. 22, 2012

Leading up to Chuck Brown’s birthday today, family, friends and the D.C. and music communities continue to adjust to life without Godfather of Go-Go. The Grammy Award nominee and creator of the go-go sound died May 16 and would have turned 76 today.

Thousands Gather for Public Viewing Chuck Brown at The Howard Theatre

May 29, 2012

Thousands of Chuck Brown fans and residents of the Washington metropolitan area paid respects to the legendary go-go musician on May 29 during a public viewing at The Howard Theatre.

Services Set for Public Farewell to Chuck Brown

May 24, 2012

Memorial and funeral services dates have been set for the Godfather of Go-Go, Chuck Brown — May 29 and May 31, respectively, according to reports from The Washington Post.

Chuck Brown ‘Taught Us What Go-Go Was’

May 16, 2012

Keyboardist Cherie Mitchell-Agurs remembers the legend, the bandmate, the man — Chuck Brown.

Godfather of Go-Go Chuck Brown Dies

May 16, 2012

Legendary go-go performer Chuck Brown, 75, has died, according to reports from The Washington Post. Brown, known for being the “Godfather of Go-Go,” passed away about a week after the Post confirmed the musician had been hospitalized with pneumonia.

Go-Go Hits and the Songs That Sampled Them

May 16, 2012

Go-go music reverberates often throughout the Washington, D.C., scene, but top hits rarely materialize on top music charts unless sampled by hip-hop, pop or neo-soul artists.

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