Go-Go Godfather Chuck Brown returns with Jill Scott, Ledisi

chuck brownChuck Brown, "godfather of the go go sound" (USA Today), will release a 3-disc set September 21 on Raw Venture, featuring a live album, a live DVD and a disc of 5 new songs that feature collaborations with Jill Scott, Ledisi and Marcus Miller.  The 73-year-old guitarist, vocalist, bandleader, and Washington, DC institution is the creator of a genre that Rolling Stone calls "so intergalactically funky, and so maj
chuck brownChuck Brown, "godfather of the go go sound" (USA Today), will release a 3-disc set September 21 on Raw Venture, featuring a live album, a live DVD and a disc of 5 new songs that feature collaborations with Jill Scott, Ledisi and Marcus Miller.  The 73-year-old guitarist, vocalist, bandleader, and Washington, DC institution is the creator of a genre that Rolling Stone calls "so intergalactically funky, and so majestically joyful, it would convince just about any groovy extraterrestrial that humans are indeed a superior species."  The live album/DVD was recorded at Washington, DC's legendary 9:30 Club, while the studio tracks were produced by Chucky Thompson.

The 3-disc set follows the 2007 release of Brown's critically acclaimed studio album 'We're About The Business,' which gave the Go-Go legend his highest chart and sales debuts to date.  Rolling Stone called the album "warm, party-hearty stuff," while Vibe called Brown "a soulful ax-man with a wicked sense of humor."  In a live review of a show celebrating the records release, the New York Times declared Brown "is claiming his title as the godfather of go-go."

'We Got This' finds Brown still at the peak of his powers.  The studio material rolls and grooves from the Ledisi assisted "Funky Stuff" to the horn drenched "LOVE," which features Scott and Miller.  The live CD/DVD document Brown and his band's epic, nonstop,  marathon live shows, working their way from Duke Ellington's "It Don't Mean A Thing" to KRS One's "Rappaz R. N. Dainja" to Brown's seminal 1979 hit "Bustin' Loose."

'We Got This' Track List

Studio Album:
1. All for You featuring Marcus Miller
2. Funky Stuff featuring Ledisi
3. Jingle Jangle
4. LOVE featuring Jill Scott with Marcus Miller
5. Senorita

Live Concert DVD and Live Concert CD:
1. Wind Me Up!
2. Rappaz R. N. Dainja (instrumental)
3. We the People
4. Funky Beat
5. I'm Your Man
6. It Don't Mean A Thing
7. Midnight Sun
8. Moody's Mood for Love
9. Woody Woodpecker
10. Give the Bass Player Some
11. Harlem Nocturne
12. Ego featuring Cherie Mitchell
13. Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It) featuring Cherie Mitchell
14. Run Joe
15. Give It Up For Little Benny
16. Do You Know What Time It Is? Featuring Whiteboy and Little Benny
17. Cat in the Hat featuring Little Benny
18. Freak-A-Deek
19. One on One featuring Little Benny
20. Lock It featuring Little Benny
21. Chuck Baby featuring KK
22. Bustin' Loose
 

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