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Chuck Brown’s Family Releases Statement, Band Plans Tribute Shows

Chuck Brown's manager, Tom Goldfogle, sent this statement from the Godfather of Go-Go's family:

Legendary performing artist and musical innovator Chuck Brown died today at Johns Hopkins Hospital of multiorgan failure from sepsis. He was 75 years old, with a career spanning four decades. His family continues to be grateful for the outpouring of love and support and requests respect for their privacy during this difficult time. Announcements regarding arrangements will be forthcoming from the family.

Goldfogle says that Brown's band will perform some tribute-themed shows in the coming months.

Photo by Darrow Montgomery

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  • http://wasingtoncitypaper keith stringfield

    rest in peace chuck brown, we all you and your music. Famiyl hang in there , it going to be all right. I knew nonthing abuit gogo musid until i started to visit in the late 80's. I ahve been a fan every since.

  • Back in the Day T.P. (Georgia Ave)

    "Wine Me up Chuck"! Put your Gucci Watch on & Sincranize the Time & Lets Rock!!! God Father Chuck, You sho nuff put the rock all up in my roll. I will always love you and your's who creatively made you... All the way back to the "Gold Room" RIP w/ Much Respect & Love Big baby....