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Steve "Silk" Hurley

voc, *1962 US
Singer / Songwriter / Producer of Dance
A.k.a. Steven W. Hurley

Steve W. "Silk" Hurley (born November 9, 1962) is an American club DJ, pioneering house-music producer, songwriter, and four time Grammy Award-nominee. Two times as Remixer of the Year, Non-Classical (in 1999 and 2000),[1][2] respectively twice for Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical (in 2002 and 2003).[3][4] From 1985 to 1988, he scored four Top 10 singles on the US Dance chart, including the number one hit "I Can't Turn Around", all released in collaboration with Keith Nunnally as J.M. Silk. With "Jack Your Body" (number No. 25 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Music/Club Play),[5] he topped the UK Singles Chart in January 1987 as a solo artist,[6] while one of his later compositions, "Work it Out" from 1989, brought him his fifth Top 10 record on US Dance (at number No. 3). To date, Hurley's last charting single "The Word Is Love (Say The Word)", also known as "Silk's Anthem of Life" by The Voices of Life, peaked in 1997 at No. 26 in the UK.

  • Dance
  • Hip-Hop/Rap
  • Electronic

Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
A Little Bit More (Michel De Hey Version)Michel De Hey, Steve "Silk" Hurley, Kym Sims2019Single
Just A Feelin' (That I Get)Steve "Silk" Hurley & Marshall Jefferson Feat. B. Laurén2016Album
I Like The Way U PlaySteve "Silk" Hurley2014Album
The Glow Of Love Volume #1Steve "Silk" Hurley Feat. Greg Gibbs2014Album
Jack Your Body (Doorly Club Rub)Steve "Silk" Hurley2013Single
Jack Your Body (S&S Remixes)Steve "Silk" Hurley2012Album
Chicago's Finest: The Chicago LP / CDSteve "Silk" Hurley And DJ Skip2007Compil.
Stop Playin'Steve "Silk" Hurley vs. The 2 Live Crew2003Album
Dubs From The Dungeon Vol.1Steve "Silk" Hurley2000Album
Jack Your Body 2000 / HigherSteve "Silk" Hurley & Vernessa Mitchell2000Album
Jack Your Body 2000Steve "Silk" Hurley2000Album
The Word Is LoveSteve "Silk" Hurley & The Voices Of Life Feat. Sharon Pass1997Album
Like Em Like That (Guess I'm Just A Freak) / This World Is CrazyM. Doc Wit Steve "Silk" Hurley1995Album
C'Mon Getcha Groove OnM. Doc Wit Steve "Silk" Hurley1995Album
(Back To) Jack Your Body '92Steve "Silk" Hurley1992Single
MelodySteve "Silk" Hurley1992Single
Jack Your Body (Club Your Body) / Love Can't Turn Around (Club Mix)Steve "Silk" Hurley / Farley "Jackmaster" Funk & Jesse Saunders1990Album
Cold WorldSteve "Silk" Hurley1989Album
Work It Out CompilationSteve "Silk" Hurley1989Compil.
Work It OutSteve "Silk" Hurley1989Album
Jack Your Body / Shadows Of Your LoveSteve "Silk" Hurley / J.M. Silk1986Album
Jack Your BodySteve "Silk" Hurley1986Album
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