Chuck Brown, 'Go-Go' Funk Pioneer, Dies

May 16, 2012
Originally published on May 16, 2012 4:34 pm

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.