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Remembering Go-Go Godfather Chuck Brown

We remember Chuck Brown, the pioneer of go-go music, a sound that's completely unique to Washington's musical identity. Brown died at 75 on Wednesday.


Go-Go Legend Chuck Brown Dies

Known as the Godfather of Go-Go, Brown was a monumental figure in the Washington, D.C. music scene.

Chuck Brown, The Godfather Of 'Go-Go,' Dies

Brown's signature was a gravelly voice and his ability to lean effortlessly into a groove. The musician was known as the pioneer of a style of music born in Washington, D.C.


Bassnectar On World Cafe

The electronic DJ/producer discusses his influences and plays songs from his new album, Vava Voom.
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Chuck Brown, 'Godfather Of Go-Go,' Dead At 75

Washington D.C. has lost a local musical legend in Chuck Brown, "Godfather of Go-Go," who passed away of multiorgan failure Wednesday at the age of 75.


Loudon Wainwright III On World Cafe

The veteran singer plays witty and sentimental songs from his new album, Older Than My Old Man Now.

Lisa Marie Presley: Rock's Princess Finds Her Voice

On Storm and Grace, Elvis Presley's daughter establishes her own distinct identity.