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Pete Tong

The don of British dance DJs, Pete Tong has maintained his status as the most influential man in British dance through his weekly Essential Selection radio show on BBC Radio One (broadcast to an estimated one million listeners) as well as his club gigs in front of thousands of people. Born in Dartford, Kent in 1960, Tong played drums in a school band during his teenage years, but later switched to DJing. After leaving school, he worked as a mobile DJ playing weddings and parties during the late '70s, and did time at small record labels as well. By 1983, Tong had hired in with London Records as an A&R representative, and several years later his position exposed him to the house music coming out of Chicago. After meeting with the owners of DJ International and Trax Records (the two most important Chicago house labels), Tong organized a 1986 compilation entitled The House Sound of Chicago, Vol. 1, the first British release to deal with the sound. He had never given up DJing during his stint with London Records, and he began hyping the style at clubs around London, leading to its breakout during the late '80s. When the BBC began giving airt ime to house music, Tong was a natural choice to lead the sessions, and his Essential Selection radio show (broadcast every Friday night) became the place for club kids -- as well as label executives -- to learn about the latest in dance music. Tong's reputation grew as big and as fast as the world-wide popularity of house music during the early '90s, and he released several collections detailing his mixing skills -- four volumes of the Dance Nation series, as well as compilations from the Essential Selection show. ~ John Bush
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Pete Tong

  1.   Song
  2.   Dawn
  3.   Play It Loud! featuring Felix da Housecat
  4.   All Gone Pete Tong & Skream Miami 2013: Pete Tong Mix
  5.   All Gone Pete Tong & Tensnake Ibiza 2014 Pete Tong Mix
  6.   Tears by Satoshi Tomiie
  7.   Good Life
  8.   Lola's (Theme) by Cookie
  9.   Your Move featuring Felix da Housecat
  10.   At Night by Shakedown
  11.   Aventuras
  12.   Just A Little More Love by David Guetta
  13.   Pete Tong Presents Wonderland 2010 Mixtape
  14.   Feel the Love by John Newman
  15.   Your Love featuring Heritage Orchestra
  16.   Right Here, Right Now
  17.   All Gone Pete Tong & Gorgon City Miami 2015
  18.   Dawn feat. S.Y.F. by SYF
  19.   Insomnia
  20.   Wonderland by Superbass
  21.   9pm (Till I Come)
  22.   Heart of the Soul
  23.   Go
  24.   Boogie Jama featuring Felix da Housecat
  25.   With Every Heartbeat featuring Kleerup
  26.   Music Sounds Better With You by Stardust
  27.   Rachel's Song
  28.   1010 featuring Boys Noize
  29.   Something Goin' On by Todd Terry
  30.   Disco Gnome featuring Felix da Housecat
  31.   American Dream by Jakatta
  32.   You Don't Know Me featuring Armand Van Helden
  33.   Your Love
  34.   Lola's Theme
  35.   I Remember featuring Deadmau5
  36.   Higher State Of Consciousness by Wink
  37.   Passion by Gat Decor
  38.   Professional Widow by Tori Amos
  39.   Rendez-vu by Basement Jaxx
  40.   Move Your Body (The House Music Anthem) by Marshall Jefferson
  41.   Can You Feel It by Mr. Fingers
  42.   Break 4 Love by Raze
  43.   Water Drops
  44.   All Gone Pete Tong & Booka Shade Ibiza 2012 Bonus Mix - Mixed By Booka Shade by Booka Shade
  45.   All Gone Pete Tong & Booka Shade Ibiza 2012 Bonus Mix - Mixed By Pete Tong
  46.   Dawn by S.Y.F.
  47.   Dawn
  48.   Wonderland Mix by Pete Tong
  49.   Tomorrow Belongs to Us
  50.   Honeyslave
  51.   This One's For the Children
  52.   Everything
  53.   Wardance
  54.   Yes featuring Felix da Housecat
  55.   We've Got the Power featuring DJ Pierre
  56.   I Am Europe featuring Felix da Housecat
  57.   Hungry for the Power featuring Azari & III
  58.   Honey featuring Felix da Housecat
  59.   Brighter Days featuring Cajmere
  60.   Cassius 99
  61.   Pjanoo
  62.   Beachball
  63.   Krautkamerad featuring Felix da Housecat
  64.   The Bomb! (These Sounds Fall Into My Mind) by The Bucketheads

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