"Bustin' Loose" was a hit song for Chuck Brown & The Soul Searchers. Released from the LP of the same name in late 1978, it spent four weeks at the top of the R&B singles chart in early 1979 and peaked at number thirty-four on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart. Chuck Brown (born August 22, 1936) is a guitarist and singer who is affectionately called 'The Godfather Of Go-go'. Go-go is a subgenre of funk music developed in and around Washington, D.C. in the mid- and late 1970s. While its musical classification, influences, and origins are debated, Brown is widely regarded as the fundamental force behind the creation of go-go music. Brown's musical career began in the 1960s playing guitar with Jerry Butler and The Earls Of Rhythm, joining Los Latinos in 1965. He still performs music today and is commonly known in the Washington, D.C. area. "Bustin' Loose" has been adopted by the Washington Nationals baseball team as its home run celebration song, and was interpolated by Nelly for his 2002 number one hit "Hot In Herre". He has influenced other go-go bands such as Big G & The Backyard Band, Rare Essence, Experience Unlimited (EU), Little Benny & The Masters, and Trouble Funk. Brown is considered a local legend in Washington, D.C., and has appeared in television advertisements for the Washington Post newspaper and other area companies. He received his first Grammy Award nomination in 2010 for Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals for "Love" with Jill Scott and Marcus Miller, from the album "We Got This". Since the early 1970s, Brown has exclusively played a blonde Gibson ES-335, which is affectionately referred to as 'Blondie'. This channel is dedicated to all the great 'old school' R&B music I grew up with, the stuff that originally made me tap my feet and want to be a DJ. Funk, soul, disco, R&B, dance, hip-hop, pop . . . 60s, 70s, 80s . . . whatever you call it, it's all 'Old School' and it's all here!
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