Chuck Brown (August 22, 1936 – May 16, 2012) was a guitarist and singer who is affectionately called “the Godfather of Go-go”. Go-go is a subgenre of funk music developed in and around Washington, D.C. in the mid- and late-1970s. While its musical classification, influences, and origins are debated, Brown is regarded as the fundamental force behind the creation of go-go music.
Chuck Brown cause of death
Chuck Brown died at Baltimore’s Johns Hopkins Hospital of multiple organ failure including heart failure or heart problems.
Chuck Brown was 75 years old at the time of his death
Several weeks prior to his death, he had postponed and canceled shows due to hospitalization for pneumonia.
Bustin’ Loose – Chuck Brown & The Soul Searchers (1978)