The City Paper ReKindles A Moment in Go-Go History

Journalist Sarah Godfrey, of the Washington City Paper, recaptures and reminds us of a story regarding a Band and a song that is to this the date, the biggest national release in the history of Go-Go music.  The band is EU (Experience Unlimited).  The song is “Da Butt”. Click on the image above as Sarah takes you on a journey through a monumental time in the history of Music, Movies and Go-Go. **Photo of Washington City Paper news paper courtesy of GoGo Michelle Continue reading The City Paper ReKindles A Moment in Go-Go History

The Drummer’s Beat: Ju Ju House, The Legend Speaks – [DC Local Music Examiner]

By Andrea Jill Greenleigh DC Local Music Examiner . ——————————————————————– When William “Ju Ju” House was six years old, he picked up his first set of drumsticks to play drums at his father’s church.  Coming from a musical family, his grandfather played guitar for the church band and Ju Ju’s father played drums, saxophone and bass.  Ju Ju, the name for which he is known, watched his father play with the greats including Otis Redding and James Brown and knew that he would follow in his father’s footsteps.  And Ju Ju’s own son would follow in his playing with the … Continue reading The Drummer’s Beat: Ju Ju House, The Legend Speaks – [DC Local Music Examiner]

EU “I Confess”

Riding on the success of “Da Butt,” EU, originally known as Experience Unlimited, created a dance sensation, thanks to Spike Lee’s School Daze movie.  This in turn lead to the release of the 1989 album, “Livin’ Large.”  While many songs on the lp would appeal to hardcore funk fans, it was actually the videos of songs such as “Buck Wild” and the above video clip, “I Confess” that really captured the true energetic and sometimes crazy style of their live shows.  This in turn earned them a large following in the late ’80s, as well as the ability to be … Continue reading EU “I Confess”