In Memoriam: Chuck Goff

Chuck GoffChuck Goff, who played bass with country music superstar Toby Keith, died this week after sustaining injuries from a car accident. He was 54.

Carl “Chuck” Goff Jr. played for Keith for over 25 years as both a bass player and band leader. He also cowrote “You Ain’t Much Fun” and “Upstairs Downtown” from the 1994 album Boomtown.

Keith shared the news of Goff’s passing on his website. “We are deeply saddened by the sudden death of our band member, Chuck Goff,” he wrote. “He was a close friend for over 25 years, the band leader and bass player. Our hearts and prayers go out to his family.”

Our thoughts are with the family and friends of Chuck Goff.

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  1. Sad to hear, awesome bass player! He will be missed!

  2. Truly a great loss…Rest In Peace “Smudley”.

  3. Chuckie you left us WAY before your time. I will miss you, your music, your songwriting and your dance. Won’t be the same without you!