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Todd N. Terry
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Born 18th April 1967 in Brooklyn, New York, pioneering American house producer & DJ, Todd Terry is one of the producers who helped to define New York's house music during the 1980s. Terry's productions can be described as a varied collection of samples blending the sounds of classic disco, the more introspective Chicago sound pioneered earlier in the decade, plus plenty of hip-hop attitude and sampling piracy.
Much of Todd Terry's early work in the late 1980s is considered a milestone in the development of both progressive and modern deep house. Todd Terry has been responsible for releasing two of the most respected crossover remixes of the house era: "I'll House You" by the Jungle Brothers and "Missing" by Everything But The Girl by the mid 1990s.
Among his fans, Todd Terry is known as 'Todd the God', 'God Terry', 'Todd Godrry', 'Godd Gerry' (or, occasionally, simply 'God', because he might be a Five Percenter, but this is unconfirmed).
Todd's tracks "Something Goin' On" and "Keep on Jumpin'" were both UK Top 10 hits as well as US Hot Dance Music/Club Play #1s, with the vocals provided by Jocelyn Brown and Martha Wash. Freestyle diva Shannon was the featured vocalist on the Top 20 hit "It's Over Love" in 1997.
In 1999, Todd Terry released "Resolutions", successfully embracing the then-still avant-garde drum 'n' bass aesthetics.
Terry has used several aliases such as Swan Lake, Orange Lemon, Royal House, Black Riot, CLS, Masters At Work (2) (although he later gave this moniker to Kenny "Dope" Gonzalez & Louie Vega in 1990), Dred Stock, House Of Gypsies, Lime Life, Hardhouse and the Gypsymen.
Todd Terry became one of the best-paid DJs in both Europe and the United States. He normally performs on four turntables, mostly playing his own tracks.

Used to be managed by Gary Salzman (2).
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Todd Terry - Love Letter album art Giggles Giggles - Love Letter Cutting Records US 1987 Sell This Version
Todd Terry - Like A Child album art Noel Noel - Like A Child 4th & Broadway Venezuela 1988 Sell This Version
WAR-032 Todd Terry - When The Pieces Fall album art Yolanda Milla Yolanda Milla - When The Pieces Fall(12") Warlock Records WAR-032 US 1988 Sell This Version
Todd Terry - Todd Terry Works album art Various When The Pieces Fall (Todd Terry's Mix) Various - Todd Terry Works (Comp) Torso Netherlands 1989 Sell This Version
Todd Terry - Give Yourself To Me / Don't Turn Your Back On Me album art Sax Give Yourself To Me (Club Mix) and 1 more… Sax - Give Yourself To Me / Don't Turn Your Back On Me Loudhouse Records US 1989 Sell This Version
Todd Terry - Think album art Information Society Think (Bluebox 2600 Mix) Information Society - Think (Single, Maxi) Tommy Boy Europe 1990 Sell This Version
Todd Terry - Warparty - N.Y.C. House-Music album art Various Feel The Magic Various - Warparty - N.Y.C. House-Music (Comp) Warlock Records, Warlock Records US 1990 Sell This Version
Todd Terry - The Lover Who Rocks You (All Night) album art India The Lover Who Rocks You (All Night) (Little Louie's Accadub Mix) and 1 more… India - The Lover Who Rocks You (All Night) (Maxi) Reprise Records, Reprise Records US 1989 Sell This Version
Todd Terry - Just Make That Move album art Black Riot Black Riot - Just Make That Move West End Records Netherlands 1990 Sell This Version
Todd Terry - Ride On The Rhythm album art "Little" Louie* & Marc Anthony "Little" Louie* & Marc Anthony - Ride On The Rhythm (Single) Atlantic US 1991 Sell This Version
Todd Terry - Take Control Of The Party album art B.G. The Prince Of Rap Take Control Of The Party (Masters At Work Beats) and 4 more… B.G. The Prince Of Rap - Take Control Of The Party (Maxi) Epic US 1991 Sell This Version
Todd Terry - Coro album art Coro Coro - Coro (Album) Charisma US 1991 Sell This Version
Todd Terry - Comin' On Strong album art Desiya Desiya - Comin' On Strong (Maxi) Black Market International, Mute UK 1991 Sell This Version
Todd Terry - When The Night Is Over album art "Little" Louie* & Marc Anthony Ride On The Rhythm "Little" Louie* & Marc Anthony - When The Night Is Over (Album) Atlantic, Atlantic US 1991 Sell This Version
Todd Terry - Yeah / Good Feelin' album art The Swing Kids Yeah (Instrumental Mix) and 1 more… The Swing Kids - Yeah / Good Feelin' Nervous Records US 1991 Sell This Version
Todd Terry - Rhythm Is A Dancer album art Snap* Rhythm Is A Dancer (Tee's Choice Mix) Snap* - Rhythm Is A Dancer (Single) Arista UK & Europe 1992 Sell This Version
Todd Terry - Get With U album art Lidell Townsell & M.T.F. Get With U (Morales Def Mix) and 1 more… Lidell Townsell & M.T.F. - Get With U (Single) Mercury US 1992 Sell This Version
Todd Terry - Rhythm Of Life album art Keith Thompson Rhythm Of Life (Home Fries Ala India) and 1 more… Keith Thompson - Rhythm Of Life Level 10 Music Works US 1992 Sell This Version
Todd Terry - Martha Wash album art Martha Wash Martha Wash - Martha Wash (Album) RCA US 1992 Sell This Version
0-66438 Todd Terry - Still In Love With You album art Meli'sa Morgan Still In Love With You (Meli'sa's In The House) and 1 more… Meli'sa Morgan - Still In Love With You(12") Pendulum Records, Elektra 0-66438 US 1992 Sell This Version
Todd Terry - The Album album art Masters At Work When You Touch Me Masters At Work - The Album (Album) Cutting Records US 1993 Sell This Version
Todd Terry - If album art Janet Jackson If (Tee's Capella) and 3 more… Janet Jackson - If (Single, Maxi) Virgin, JDJ Entertainment US 1993 Sell This Version
Todd Terry - Bad Mood album art Lonnie Gordon I Will Survive Lonnie Gordon - Bad Mood (Album) SBK Records, SBK Records US 1993 Sell This Version
Todd Terry - Only For The Blunted EP album art Buddah D.M.* Nights Of The Owl (as Todd and 2 more… Buddah D.M.* - Only For The Blunted EP (EP) TNT Records US 1993 Sell This Version
74321 18185 1 Todd Terry - Back & Forth album art Titiyo Titiyo - Back & Forth(2x12") Arista 74321 18185 1 UK & Europe 1993 Sell This Version

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wilhelmcoby

wilhelmcoby

July 6, 2018
Yo Todd .This is Sam IM
Salsa break .peace unity love . MOTTO
106 games dirdy thing .
Once Again
GDubb Ben Star & Sam IM
Well, I got some new fire hit bomb song
Please contact with me ASAP .
Keep House Music Alive ..
Stop_Killing_Things

Stop_Killing_Things

November 19, 2017
Can anybody tell me the original mix of Just Come that K-Klass did with TT?
There's a monster mix somewhere and I've been looking for years and years and cannot find the thing..

Any help would be amazing!

PS. I know it originally stems from Just Come by Kool Jack, but the mix I'm after has THAT amazing hi-hat sound..
Rukawat

Rukawat

September 5, 2017
Consistent legend.
Jarren

Jarren

March 28, 2017
Full respect to a guy from New York for helping to inspire European Techno.

Shit like A Day In The Life & Can You Feel It helped shape European rave music.

Innovator and legend.
AskeladdenBlack

AskeladdenBlack

January 24, 2017
Todd had a knack for taking just a few samples and turning them into monster house bangers. No one compares to Todds sound is instantly recognisable.
djease

djease

October 20, 2014
Prolific and talented long time producer of proper danceable tunes.
MIdoubleXX

MIdoubleXX

April 19, 2004
A true pioneer in dance. From day 1, Todd Terry started to leave his mark on the dance community around the world. As of today, Todd Terry, "the father of sample" has earned a place in dance music history, and will continue to build a reputation as one of the many who paved the way and opened the door for others to follow.

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