The Washington Syndicate

Street Memorial for Chuck Brown, 7th & T NW

Posted in Uncategorized by jmullerwashingtonsyndicate on May 17, 2012

Wash Syndicate

Yesterday news ricocheted throughout the Washington, DC metropolitan area that Chuck Brown, the “Godfather of Go-Go,” had passed away at 75.

In the upcoming issue of Washington History I contribute a review of “The Beat: Go-Go Music from Washington, DC” which gives respect and acknowledgment to the Godfather. I feel that the timing of the review is fortuitous rather than tragic. In my eyes and to my ears, Rare Essence has now had the torch passed their way.

This morning people on the street and Metro were chattering about the Godfather. Taking a page from our friend Lloyd Wolf, (the “Godfather of DC Street Memorials”) and his amazing work at “Washington’s Other Monuments” we caught this street memorial for “Chuck” at 7th & T Street NW.

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  1. indianapolis hyundai said, on May 24, 2012 at 5:04 am

    Street Memorial for Chuck Brown?


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