The 10 best proto-house tracks, according to Marshall Jefferson
The earliest hints of the genre as outlined by a legend of Chicago house.
Chicago house pioneer Marshall Jefferson is currently being featured on two massive compilations focussing on the origins of house (Terry Farley's 'Acid Rain', which chronicles the evolution of acid house, and the massive 16 CD 'Traxbox' , compiling the best of Chicago's Trax Records) - so what better time to pick his brain for the earliest gems of the genre? Scroll down to find out his 10 favourite pre-house records, and don't expect to be able to sit still through them.
Kano - It's a War Jefferson: "Frankie Goes To Hollywood before Frankie Goes To Hollywood. Driving, nasty, loads of attitude."