Chuck Brown http://www.kunc.org en Chuck Brown, 'Go-Go' Funk Pioneer, Dies http://www.kunc.org/post/chuck-brown-go-go-funk-pioneer-dies The man known as the Godfather of Go-Go has died. Chuck Brown pioneered a musical style of percussion-heavy funk that was born in Washington, D.C. Brown died at age 75 after suffering from pneumonia. Robert Siegel has this remembrance. Wed, 16 May 2012 22:30:00 +0000 27413 at http://www.kunc.org Go-Go Legend Chuck Brown Dies http://www.kunc.org/post/go-go-legend-chuck-brown-dies <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JM1vSfrQQgQ</p> Wed, 16 May 2012 21:59:00 +0000 27406 at http://www.kunc.org Go-Go Legend Chuck Brown Dies Chuck Brown, The Godfather Of 'Go-Go', Dies http://www.kunc.org/post/chuck-brown-godfather-go-go-dies Chuck Brown, known as the "Godfather of Go-Go," a style of percussion-heavy funk pioneered in Washington, D.C., died Wednesday. His death <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/obituaries/chuck-brown-dies-the-godfather-of-go-go-was-75/2012/05/16/gIQAJAfPUU_story.html">was reported by <em>The Washington Post</em></a>, quoting his manager, and other local outlets confirmed his death with family members.<p>Brown had been hospitalized for pneumonia. Wed, 16 May 2012 21:24:00 +0000 27401 at http://www.kunc.org Chuck Brown, The Godfather Of 'Go-Go', Dies Chuck Brown: Tiny Desk Concert http://www.kunc.org/post/chuck-brown-tiny-desk-concert <em>Chuck Brown, the Godfather of Go-Go music, <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/therecord/2012/05/16/152854093/go-go-legend-chuck-brown-dies" target="_blank">died Wednesday</a>. In 2010, he brought his full band to the NPR Music office — and put on a party like no one else.</em><p>The name <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=15297469">Chuck Brown</a> might not mean a whole lot to people outside the Washington, D.C., area. That would be their loss. In D.C., Brown is widely known, even revered, as the Godfather of Go-Go, a title he's held since the late '70s. Wed, 16 May 2012 20:59:00 +0000 27396 at http://www.kunc.org Chuck Brown: Tiny Desk Concert In Memoriam: Chuck Brown On World Cafe http://www.kunc.org/post/chuck-brown-world-cafe <em>Chuck Brown, the Godfather of Go-Go music, <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/therecord/2012/05/16/152854093/go-go-legend-chuck-brown-dies" target="_blank">died Wednesday</a>. In 2011, he stopped by </em>World Cafe<em> to discuss his 50-plus-year career and his last album.</em><p><a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/15297469/chuck-brown">Chuck Brown</a>'s name will forever loom large in the go-go genre, and he remains legendary in his hometown of Washington, D.C. Thu, 03 Feb 2011 21:30:00 +0000 3113 at http://www.kunc.org