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Concerts

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December 26, 2006 Hear a full concert by The Godfather of Soul, recorded live at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C.

Interviews & Profiles

Chuck Brown performs at NPR.

August 26, 2011 A music icon, Brown is about to receive a tribute from the National Symphony Orchestra.

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News

Chuck Brown, known as the "Godfather of Go-Go," shown in 1987.

May 17, 2012 James Brown's biographer calls D.C. legend Chuck Brown "the square root of funk."

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Reviews

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May 10, 2007 Still spry and more stylish than men half his age, the Go-Go Godfather has new a CD out.

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More Stories

Chuck Brown performs a Tiny Desk Concert at the NPR Music offices.

May 16, 2012 The Godfather of Go-Go died Wednesday. In 2010, he brought his full band to the NPR Music office.

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Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros perform a Tiny Desk Concert in 2009.

August 10, 2011 This week, All Songs Considered looks at three and a half years of live music at the NPR offices.

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In 2011, Chuck Brown appeared on World Cafe to discuss his recent live album, We Got This.

February 3, 2011 The Godfather of Go-Go died this week. World Cafe re-airs a 2011 discussion of his career and music.

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We're About the Business

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The Best Of Chuck Brown

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Your Game Live at the 930 Club

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Put Your Hands Up! DVD and CD

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The Other Side

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