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Thousands Attend Public Viewing for Chuck Brown

5/29/2012, 8:44 p.m.
Thousands of fans poured into the historic Howard Theatre in Northwest D.C. Tuesday, where they...

Thousands of fans poured into the historic Howard Theatre in Northwest D.C. Tuesday, where they paid their respects to legendary Godfather of Go-Go Chuck Brown.

The 75-year-old music icon, who grew up in the District and whose music was known world-wide, died May 16 at a Baltimore hospital after suffering pneumonia.

A funeral service will be held beginning at 12 noon on Thursday, May 31 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Northwest.