Barack and Michelle Obama Remember Frankie Knuckles

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After the sad news last month of the passing of Chicago house legend Frankie Knuckles, fellow Chicagoans Barack and Michelle Obama have sent a condolence note to friends and family of Knuckles, which DJ David Morales has posted on his Facebook. In a testament to the incredible influence Knuckles has had on not just music, but contemporary culture, the Obamas write: “Frankie’s work helped open minds and bring people together…” Read the letter below, and listen to a special FADER Mix that Knuckles made specifically for us last year.

Download: Frankie Knuckles’ FADER Mix

POSTED April 22, 2014 10:45AM IN MUSIC NEWS TAGS: , ,

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