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A man and woman in the crowd stand to get a better view of one of the tributes during the memorial service for Chuck Brown Thursday, May 31, 2012 at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. The event included several musical tributes to the man they call the Godfather of Go Go. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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People take pictures with cell phones as Chuck Brown's grandson is seen on the large screen approaching the casket during the memorial service for D.C. Go Go icon Chuck Brown Thursday, May 31, 2012 at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. Thousands of people came out to say goodbye to the D.C. legend. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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Veleta Terry listens to performances and tributes during the memorial service for D.C. Go Go icon Chuck Brown Thursday, May 31, 2012 at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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Priscilla Thompson, left, and her best friend Gwen West, who both credit Chuck Brown as the reason they got an education, cheer as Marion Barry takes the stage at the memorial service for D.C. Go-Go icon Chuck Brown Thursday, May 31, 2012 at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, The two women said they grew up on Go-Go. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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Men stand guard at the casket at the memorial service for D.C. Go Go icon Chuck Brown Thursday, May 31, 2012 at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. Thousands of people came out to say goodbye to the D.C. legend. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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A man holds a program for the memorial service for D.C. Go-Go icon Chuck Brown Thursday, May 31, 2012 at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. Thousands of people came out to say goodbye to the D.C. legend. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)