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djhistory.com

DJhistory.com is a website run by Bill Brewster and Frank Broughton, co-authors of the classic history-of-the-DJ Last Night A DJ Saved My Life, which focuses on dance music and DJs. They are planning on closing the site in 2015.

4 articles

Frankie Knuckles Interviewed in NYC

Interview by Frank Broughton, djhistory.com, 27 February 1995

Anyone with even a passing knowledge of dancefloor history knows Frankie Knuckles respectfully as the 'Godfather of House'. Together with his childhood friend Larry Levan ...

Charlie Gillett (1999)

Interview by Bill Brewster, djhistory.com, 5 March 1999

From his childhood in Stockton and early fascination with black American music, right through his days as a journalist and broadcaster, taking in The Sound of the City, Ian Dury, Dire Straits and his increasing fascination with World Music.

File format: mp3; file size: 105.3mb, total interview length: 1h 49' 39" sound quality: **

Loleatta Holloway

Interview by Bill Brewster, djhistory.com, 6 January 2005

LOLEATTA WAS born in Chicago in 1946 and, like most of her peers, began singing in gospel groups before striking out on a solo career ...

Cabaret bands: Working Man's Soul

Retrospective and Interview by Bill Brewster, djhistory.com, November 2006

You can almost smell the crushed velvet. While Led Zeppelin were doing unspeakable things with sharks and glam rock was ubiquitous, thousands of musicians plied ...

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