House Music Pioneer Frankie Knuckles Dead At 59

House Music Pioneer Frankie Knuckles Dead At 59
(Chicago, IL) -- The "Godfather of House Music" is dead. Frankie Knuckles passed away yesterday at the age of 59. He helped start the electronic music dance craze of the 70s and 80s. Knuckles' hits include 1986's "Your Love," 1987's "Baby Wants To Ride" and 1991's "The Whistle Song."