If you grew up in Chicago, if nothing else, the name Frankie Knuckles was familiar. If you were part of the Chicago House scene (and surely any dance scene), he was an innovator and rightfully dubbed “godfather” of it. Word has come that he died and we’re all at a loss for it. Enjoy a mix of his from 1986:
via http://www.factmag.com/2014/04/01/r-i-p-frankie-knuckles-1955-2014/ and our contibutor, Ramona.