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Godfather of Go-Go, Chuck Brown, dies at 75

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Posted at 5:49 PM, May 16, 2012
and last updated 2012-05-16 17:49:49-04

According to the Washington Post, Chuck Brown, the Godfather of Go-Go has died.  He was 75.

Brown was a popular bandleader who capitalized on funk’s percussive pulse to create go-go, the genre of music that has soundtracked life in black Washington for more than three decades

He passed away at the Johns Hopkins University hospital in Baltimore.

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