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Go-Go, Yesterday and Today

The early 1970s in Washington, D.C. marked the beginning of a new musical sound that was still untitled. Basements in neighborhoods throughout the city were converted into after-school stages and rehearsal halls for budding bands and musicians. In many parts of the city, an organist would meet up with percussionists and drummers, who in turn would know of a horn player. Bands were cobbled together, and bonds were formed.

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