Chicago House Music Oral History Project
 
Interview with George 'Georgie Porgie' Andros

Authors

Micah Salkind

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Georgie Porgie is a multi-talented international recording star who owns the longest-running dance label in America. Billboard Magazine in 2010 named him as one of the Top 10 Dance artists of the decade. He has had over 25 #1 records in over 18 countries and has sold millions of records throughout his career, producing and remixing for some of music’s most prolific names including Michael Jackson, Spice Girls, Janet Jackson, Crystal Waters, Spice Girls, Mary J. Blige, R. Kelly, Linda Clifford, The Chi-lites feat. Marshal Thompson and Suzanne Palmer. His own productions like “Life Goes On”, “Love Is Gonna Save The Day”, “Sunshine”, and “Can You Feel The Sound.”

Publication Date

2014

Publisher

Columbia College Chicago

City

Chicago

Keywords

House Music, Chicago, Illinois, The Ambassador of Dance Music, disc jockey, artist, producer, mixer

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Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License.

Disciplines

African American Studies | Gender and Sexuality | History | Latina/o Studies | Music | Regional Sociology

Comments

This interview is part of the Chicago House Music Oral History Project held at Columbia College Chicago and was captured for Do You Remember House? Chicago's Queer of Color Undergrounds authored by Micah Salkind and published in 2019. The work integrates histories of music, production, DJing, dance, fashion, and slang and addresses movements that led to the development of Chicago's house music.

Interview with George 'Georgie Porgie' Andros

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