Biography

When a new style of music first cracks the pop charts, the hit is usually a deliberate crossover by an artist having little to do with the music’s original pioneers. The first house single to reach the charts, however, was recorded by seminal Chicago DJ and producer, Farley Jackmaster Funk. His cover of Isaac Hayes’ “Love Can’t Turn Around” made the Top Ten in mid-1986 — ironically, not in his home country but in the U.K. — at the same time that he was one of the biggest names in Chicago... [read more]

Discography

Discography