18 Frankie Knuckles remixes you’ll probably love

frankie-knucklesOver the weekend, legendary house music DJ and producer, Frankie Knuckles, passed away at the age of 59 due to complications related to Type II Diabetes. Aptly named the Godfather of House Music, Knuckles laid the groundwork for electronic dance music throughout the ’80’s and ’90s. Although he didn’t have very many hits as a solo artist, his remixes had the music industry knocking on his door consistently. So much so, that producers in the early ’90s bit his entire style.

In honor of Frankie Knuckles’ works, we listed 18 remixes he produced (or co-produced) that we think you’ll probably love. Check it out:

“Let No Man Put Asunder” – First Choice

“Change” – Lisa Stanfield

“Power of Love/Love Power” – Luther Vandross

“Ain’t Nobody” – Chaka Khan

“The Pressure” – Sounds of Blackness

“Because of Love” – Janet Jackson

“Love Hangover” – Diana Ross

“Rock With You” – Michael Jackson

“Hanging on a String” – Loose Ends

“Unbreak My Heart” – Toni Braxton

“Million Dollar Bill” – Whitney Houston

“Sunshine” – Gabrielle

“Forever Came Today” – Jackson 5

“Hot Stuff” – Donna Summer

“Got Til It’s Gone” – Janet Jackson

“Closer Than Close” – Rosie Gaines

“Never Miss The Water” – Chaka Khan

“In the Closet” – Michael Jackson

About the author

Quibian Salazar-Moreno is co-founder of The Hollywood Shuffle. He's an experienced entertainment journalist based in Los Angeles, by way of Denver, Colorado.