DOB Unknown – June 10, 2010
Darryl Pandy was a Chicago, IL area singer who has been credited for helping bring house music to a much wider audience. Known for his six-octave voice, Pandy sang lead on Farley Jackmaster Funk’s 1986 cover of Isaac Hayes’, “Love Can’t Turn Around,” the first house record to chart on the UK singles chart. When it was re-released in 1996, it again charted in the UK, making it one of the few singles to hit the Top 40 there twice. Farley and Pandy released other singles together as well, including “Free Man” and “He’s My Best Friend.” Pandy recorded numerous other records away from Pandy as well. Darryl Pandy passed away following a long illness on June 10, 2011. Cause of death was not immediately released.
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