Mr. Fingers, The Rhythmic Explosions
Can you recall the memories of music video revolutions in 80’s? Those days are gone, but the memories and rhythm of the first electronic music will always remain in the heart of music lovers. Larry Heard was the man invented and popularized Chicago house music genre. His fans often call him loose fingers and Mr. Fingers. Even today, his music videos continue their strong gallop. Mid 80’s are considered as a transformational time period in every field including literature, politics, and music. Mr. Fingers was able to create a strong wave of fan support after the release of his world famous album “another side” in 1988.
His success was not at all a co-incidence or blind luck. It was the after effect of his strong mind and determination. He was able to raise the depressions and problems of African American community. He used his ultra heavy electronic guitars and musical instruments to create inspirational music for suffering people. He recorded his solo albums in various names, but Mr. Fingers was the most popular name among them.
Apart from the political aspect, he managed to acquire appreciations from musicians and critics around the globe. Musical trends of mid 80’s were totally ruled by pop emperor Michael Jackson. Larry Heard was one of the few musicians who came forward to deviate from the Jackson’s path. He created his own pop genre through numerous hit music albums. Mr. Fingers is also one among the founders of DJ music.
Songs like “Can you feel it”, “what about this love”, and “bring down the walls” helped him to shape a successful career. Even today, his music has its own market. The success of “loose fingers (2005)” is just an example for this fact. He is one of the greatest musicians in the history of United States.