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Chuck Brown On World Cafe | February 03, 2011 |

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At 74 years old, Chuck Brown still reigns over the go-go genre with full force and remains one of the most celebrated figures in Washington D.C. The guitarist, vocalist and bandleader got his start in the 1960s as a guitarist with Jerry Butler and The Earls of Rhythm, as well as Los Latinos.

Pulling from Latin, African and jazz influences, his style is highly regarded for capturing the bass-line fundamentals of dance music. Brown's latest, We Got This, is a three-disc album featuring exciting collaborations with Jill Scott, Ledisi and Marcus Miller.

HOUR ONE

Elvis Costello "Moods for Moderns" Armed Forces 

Vampire Weekend "Cousins" Contra 
Middle Brother "Me Me Me" Middle Brother 
The Replacements "Alex Chilton" Pleased to Meet Me 
Bob Marley & The Wailers "Concrete Jungle" Catch a Fire 
Raphael Saadiq "Stone Rollin'" Stone Rollin' 
Grover Washington Jr. "Mister Magic" Mister Magic 
Chuck Brown "Wind Me Up!" We Got This 
Chuck Brown "Harlem Nocturne" We Got This
Chuck Brown "Bustin' Loose" We Got This
Lou Reed "Walk on the Wild Side" Transformer 
Mink Deville "Mixed Up, Shook Up Girl" Best Of Mink Deville 
Fitz & the Tanturms "Moneygrabber" Pickin' Up the Pieces

HOUR TWO

Lissie "In Sleep" Catching a Tiger 

Gregg Allman "I Can't Be Satisfied" Low Country Blues 
Cream "Outside Woman Blues" Disreali Gears 
RL Burnside "Rollin' and Tumblin'" Come On In
Ray LaMontagne "For the Summer" God Willin' and the Creek Don't Rise 
The Band "It Makes No Difference" Northern Lights-Southern Cross 
Kurt Ville "In My Time" Single 
Robyn Hitchcock & The Egpytians "So You Think You're in Love" Perspex Island 
Crowded House "Fall at Your Feet" Woodface 
Teddy Thompson "Looking for a Girl" Bella 
Gomez "Girlshapedlovedrug" How We Operate
Spoon "The Mystery Zone" Transference
Warren Zevon "A Certain Girl" Bad Luck Streak in Dancing 
The Heavy "How You Like Me Now?" The House That Dirt Built