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Frankie Knuckles (1955–2014)

Frankie Knuckles was born on January 18, 1955 in New York City, New York, USA as Jr. Frankie Warren Knuckles. He died on March 31, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. See full bio »

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(age 59) in Chicago, Illinois, USA

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Pump Up the Volume
Pump Up the Volume Himself (2001)
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 2010 La solitudine dei numeri primi (performer: "Your Love") / (writer: "Your Love")
 2004 Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (Video Game) (performer: "Let The Music Use You" - as Knight Riders) / (performer: "Your Love")
 1989 The Rachel Papers (performer: "TEARS")
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American DJ, producer, and musician who started his career at a number of clubs in New York City in the mid-1970s then moved to Chicago and became the DJ at the legendary Warehouse in 1977, the club where the foundations of house music were laid. Knuckles used his own remixes of old disco records on reel-to-reel tape recorders; he sampled original Salsoul and Philadephia International recordings ... See more »

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