16 May Funk Legend Chuck Brown, “The Godfather Of Go-Go” Passes Away At 75
The “Godfather Of Go-Go” Funk legend Chuck Brown, has passed away at the age of 75.
The Washington Post confirms the story with Brown’s manager Tom Goldfogle. Brown was hospitalized earlier this month for pneumonia.
If you were around in the 70’s and you know your funk, Chuck Brown dominated the 70’s as a funk icon.
When asked how Funk got its name Brown famously said “the music just goes and goes.”
His major hit was “Busting Loose” from 1978. Chuck Brown may not have received the international exposure he deserved, but he will be missed for what he did bring; a whole lot of soul and a whole lot of funk.-DocFB