Frankie Knuckles: Master Of House

Next Tuesday, March 31, marks a year since the untimely passing of Frankie Knuckles, the godfather of house, at the age of 59. It’s impossible to overestimate what a pivotal figure he was in the evolution of dance music. Not only did he inadvertently give the genre its name, but for three decades he remained a leading light in the worldwide dance music community. He is to house what Little Richard and Chuck Berry are to rock’n’roll.

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