Chuck Brown: In Memoriam

See photos of highlights of Brown's career and performances from the past few years.

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Chuck Brown, D.C.'s godfather of go-go, passed away Wednesday afternoon at Johns Hopkins University Hospital at the age of 75. Flip through to see photos of highlights of Brown's career and performances from the past few years.
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Jaja and Chuck Brown attended the 7th Annual Roots Jam Session hosted by Jimmy Fallon at the Music Box on Feb. 12, 2011 in L.A.
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Chuck Brown performs with the Roots Crew at the 7th Annual Roots Jam Session -- check out a brief YouTube video from the show here.
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Chuck Brown with the Roots Crew at the 7th Annual Roots Jam Session, hosted by Jimmy Fallon at the Music Box on Feb. 12, 2011 in L.A.
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Chuck Brown with the Roots Crew at the 7th Annual Roots Jam Session, hosted by Jimmy Fallon at the Music Box on Feb. 12, 2011 in L.A.
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Chuck Brown at the 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards held at the Staples Center in L.A., Feb. 13, 2011. Brown had received his first nomination for Best R&B Performance by a Duo Or Group With Vocals.
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Chuck Brown arriving at the 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards in 2011.
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Brown shared a smile with the crowd at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival on May 3, 2009.
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Said NOLA.com about his performance: "There's a certain amount of swing jazziness to go-go -- even, dare we say, a touch of lounge -- and Brown's growly voice, emerging from behind an ever-present satisfied grin, punctuated the grooves like a percussion instrument with bursts of scat singing or well-placed laughter on the beat."
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In August 2006, Chuck Brown, Janet Jackson and James Ingram shared the stage at Radio One's 25th Anniversary Awards Gala here in D.C. after receiving an Industry Award.
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Chuck Brown is pictured arriving at Radio One's 25th Anniversary Awards Gala in 2006.
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Brown had been hospitalized for about two months before passing away on May 16. "There will NEVER be another Chuck Brown," said NBC4's Jim Vance.
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