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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 - Can You Party album art Royal House Royal House - Can You Party (Maxi, Single) Idlers US 1988 Sell This Version
BB-6990 Todd Terry - Untitled album art Various Various - Untitled(12", Unofficial) Not On Label (Eric B. & Rakim), Not On Label (Public Enemy), Not On Label (Boogie Down Productions), Not On Label (Hardhouse) BB-6990 US 1988 Sell This Version
Todd Terry - Just Wanna Dance / Weekend album art The Todd Terry Project Weekend (Club Version) and 1 more… The Todd Terry Project - Just Wanna Dance / Weekend (Maxi, Single) Fresh Records Netherlands 1988 Sell This Version
ZYX 6065-12 Todd Terry - When The Pieces Fall album art Yolanda Milla Yolanda Milla - When The Pieces Fall(12", Maxi) ZYX Records ZYX 6065-12 Germany 1988 Sell This Version
Todd Terry - To The Batmobile Let's Go album art The Todd Terry Project Weekend The Todd Terry Project - To The Batmobile Let's Go (Album) Fresh Records UK 1988 Sell This Version
CHAMPR 12-75 Todd Terry - A Day In The Life (Re-Mix) / Warlock album art Black Riot A Day In The Life (Another Day In London Mix) and 1 more… Black Riot - A Day In The Life (Re-Mix) / Warlock(12") Champion CHAMPR 12-75 UK 1988 Sell This Version
Todd Terry - Sleeping Bag's Greatest Mixers III album art Various Weekend Various - Sleeping Bag's Greatest Mixers III (Comp) Sleeping Bag Records, Sleeping Bag Records US 1988 Sell This Version
ZYX 6042-7 Todd Terry - Respect / Weekend album art The Real Roxanne / The Todd Terry Project Weekend (Radio Version) The Real Roxanne / The Todd Terry Project - Respect / Weekend(7", Single) ZYX Records ZYX 6042-7 Germany 1988 Sell This Version
39138 Todd Terry - The History Of The House Sound Of Chicago (...From The Very Beginning...) - The Story Continues album art Various Can You Party (Todd Terry's B-Boy Remix) Various - The History Of The House Sound Of Chicago (...From The Very Beginning...) - The Story Continues(3xLP, Comp, Ltd) BCM Records 39138 Germany, Austria, & Switzerland 1988 Sell This Version
Todd Terry - Don't Tell Me album art Freestyle Orchestra Don't Tell Me (Todd Terry's Sunrise Mix) Freestyle Orchestra - Don't Tell Me TVT Records Netherlands 1989 Sell This Version
Todd Terry - Todd Terry Works album art Various Weekend (Club Version) Various - Todd Terry Works (Comp) Torso Netherlands 1989 Sell This Version
Todd Terry - Ware's The House Party album art Various Summertime Summertime ´89 Various - Ware's The House Party (Comp) Concept Records (6) Australia 1989 Sell This Version
Todd Terry - On A Warpath album art T La Rock It's Yours (Remix) T La Rock - On A Warpath (Album) Fresh Records UK 1989 Sell This Version
Todd Terry - Way Of The World album art Max Q Zero 2 0 (Todd Terry Mix) Max Q - Way Of The World (Single, Maxi) CBS Europe 1989 Sell This Version
Todd Terry - Summertime, Summertime album art Nocera Nocera - Summertime, Summertime (Single, Maxi) Sleeping Bag Records UK 1986 Sell This Version
Todd Terry - Bring Back My Heart album art Chena Bring Back My House (Todd Terry Mix) and 1 more… Chena - Bring Back My Heart (Maxi) Columbia Netherlands 1989 Sell This Version
Todd Terry - Dance Classics - The Remixes Volume 1 album art Various Weekend ('89 Remix) Various - Dance Classics - The Remixes Volume 1 (Comp) Arcade Netherlands 1989 Sell This Version
ZYX 20156-1 Todd Terry - Nonstop Hitmix 89/90 album art Various Weekend Various - Nonstop Hitmix 89/90(LP, Mixed) ZYX Records ZYX 20156-1 Germany 1989 Sell This Version
Todd Terry - Yeah Buddy album art Royal House Can You Party? (Club Mix - B.Boy Remix) and 1 more… Royal House - Yeah Buddy (Single, Maxi) Bellaphon, Bellaphon Germany 1988 Sell This Version
Todd Terry - Deep Down In The House album art Various When The Pieces Fall (Todd Terry's Mix) Various - Deep Down In The House (Maxi) ZYX Records Germany 1989 Sell This Version
Todd Terry - Deep Heat 2 - The Second Burn album art Various When The Pieces Fall (Todd Terry Mix) Various - Deep Heat 2 - The Second Burn (Comp) Telstar UK & Ireland 1989 Sell This Version
Torso 12124 Todd Terry - Housin' With The T's album art T La Rock T-N-Off (Todd's Mix) (as Todd) T La Rock - Housin' With The T's(12") Torso Dance Torso 12124 Netherlands 1989 Sell This Version
Todd Terry - Sometimes album art Max Q Sometimes (Straight Rock Mix) Max Q - Sometimes (Single, Maxi) CBS US 1989 Sell This Version
CR-227 Todd Terry - Where Are You Tonight album art Coro Coro - Where Are You Tonight(12") Cutting Records CR-227 US 1989 Sell This Version
Todd Terry - It Must Be You album art The Latin Rascals It Must Be You (Todd Terry Version) The Latin Rascals - It Must Be You Mercury, Tin Pan Apple US 1989 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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