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


(LA Times; ABC News) Many are mourning the loss of Chuck Brown , the godfather of the DC go-go music scene and the man behind the '70s hit “Bustin' Loose.” Brown died Wednesday at the age of 75, of complications from sepsis.

Chuck Brown, the "king of go-go music," has died in Washington D.C. The musician, whose work with big band funk in the 1970s and '80s was influential both as a bandleader and as inspiration on early electronic dance

Chuck Brown, the legendary "Godfather of Go-Go," has died at the age of 75.

The "Godfather of Go-Go" Chuck Brown has died at age 75 after battling pneumonia, according to news reports. The Associated Press reported that Brown had been in the hospital since April 18 and died yesterday, May 16,

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