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The Godfather of Go Go

May 17, 2012

Chuck Brown died yesterday. I wrote a bit about him way back in 2007. If you’re not familiar with go go, it’s a strictly Washington DC-based scene that’s been around forever and still going on today. Once in a very great while, a go go tune will escape DC and reach the rest of the world– most notably E.U’s Da Butt in 1988.

Watch out now. This shit’s funky.

2007:

MP3: Chuck Brown- Chuck Baby

1974 from Salt of the Earth LP:

MP3: Chuck Brown & The Soul Searchers- Blow Your Whistle

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One comment

  1. HOLY moley! That Chuck Brown – Chuck Baby tune is hot as hell, boy! Blow Your Whistle is pretty fine also! Thanks for those!! You knows I likes to keep it funky, and that does a booty good!!!



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