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Chuck Brown: The Godfather of Go-Go

Chuck Brown was a beloved D.C. icon but his impact on the musical genre of go-go reached across the nation.

02/18/2013

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Will There Be A “Chuck Brown Park” In DC?!

According to reports, that might happen!!

06/20/2012

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Chuck Brown Memorial Service To Be Streamed Online At WPGC.COM

If you’re not able to make it to the Washington Convention Center for this afternoon’s Chuck Brown Memorial (12p-3p), you can still join the service online! WPGC.COM will carry the entire memorial LIVE on-air at 95.5 and online Via our online stream.

05/31/2012

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Chuck Brown Memorial Service This Afternoon At Washington Convention Center

Friends, family and fans of the late Chuck Brown will pay their respects Thursday afternoon in a special memorial service at the Washington Convention Center. The public is invited to this special event to memorialize “The Godfather of Go-Go” and to celebrating his life and contributions to DC music and culture.

05/30/2012

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Chuck Brown Funeral Arrangements Announced

It’s been a week since the DC legend, Godfather of Go-Go, Chuck Brown passed away. His daughter has revealed the funeral arrangements thus far.

05/23/2012

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Billboard Music Awards Snub Chuck Brown: “Of Course, D.C. Would Feel Slighted”

Billboard Music Awards honored the lives and legacies of this year’s fallen artists at Sunday’s (May 20) show. The stage was set for praising now-deceased icons such as Whitney Houston, Adam Yauch, Robin Gibb and Donna Summer. But fans of D.C.’s go-go scene were left wanting when the night passed with no mention of go-go legend Chuck Brown, who passed away last week (May 16) at age 75.

05/21/2012

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Chuck Brown Talks To Aladdin During His Last GoGo Awards Appearance

  After wining the award for best band, Chuck Brown discusses how grateful he was to be able to still make music and how his community was an integral part of his success. Fusing funk […]

05/18/2012

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Classic Chuck Brown Videos: Live At FedEx Field, Union Station, Capital Centre, More

As we celebrate the life of our close friend – and one of the greatest musicians to EVER grace the stage – we pay tribute to the late, GREAT Chuck Brown with a collection of […]

05/17/2012

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Flashback Video Of The Night: Kid N’ Play “Rollin’ With Kid N’ Play”

To show how much of an impact Chuck Brown had on music as a whole and not just Go-Go, I had to do two flashback videos tonight. Not many people realized that so many artist […]

05/16/2012

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Flashback Video Of The Night: Chuck Brown ‘Run Joe’

It is only fitting that tonight’s flashback video is from the now late, great Godfather of Go-Go. This is a live video from the Capital Center, yes the Capital Center, before it was known as […]

05/16/2012

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