Tag Archives: go go music

  • Why Dave Grohl Got Pres. Obama to Sit for his HBO Series ‘Sonic Highways’

    Oct 24, 14 by Cherie Saunders 1 Comment

    *President Obama makes an appearance in tonight’s episode of HBO’s “Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways,” granting lead singer Dave Grohl an interview during the Washington D.C. stop of the musician’s eight-city musical odyssey. As previously reported, the show follows Grohl and his band as they record tracks for their new “Sonic Highways” album in eight different cities, infusing […]

  • Don’t Mean A Thing if it Ain’t Got that ‘Go-Go’ Swing

    May 18, 12 by LaRita Shelby Leave a comment

    *By Wednesday afternoon the news had spread about the passing of 75 year old R&B legend Chuck Brown, who formulated the pulsating beats known as “go-go” music. It’s rhythmic phrasings are a mix of calypso, funk, soul, jazz, dance hall and all else that makes for indescribable feel good music.  If you’re cool enough to know that Washington, D. C. […]

  • Chuck Brown Very Much Alive, but Recovering from Pneumonia

    May 9, 12 by Brittney M. Walker Leave a comment

    *Shortly after news of go-go music pioneer Chuck Brown falling ill, rumors began to spread that the legend was dead. From Twitter to Facebook to blogs to news sites, the family of Brown struck down the false information saying he’s recovering from pneumonia. A source close to the family says he was originally admitted to […]