Terrence Parker

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Terrence Parker
Terrence Parker DJing at K4 club in Slovenia.
Terrence Parker DJing at K4 club in Slovenia.
Background information
Also known asTelephone man
OriginDetroit, Michigan, United States
GenresDetroit house
Occupation(s)Producer, DJ
Years active1980-present
Labels430 West
Sony Music Entertainment
Studio !K7

Terrence Parker is a house deejay and music producer from Detroit, Michigan, United States.


Parker has a long career in DJing.[1] In 2010 he celebrated his 30th music anniversary. He has been actively DJing in hundreds of cities around the world.[2] These events range from night clubs (large and small) to music festivals with more than 100,000 people. Since 1988, Parker has released more than 100 recordings on various labels, and has had top 20 hits with his songs "Love's Got Me High", "The Question" and albums like "Detroit After Dark" in the U.K., The Netherlands, Germany, and France. He is nicknamed "The Telephone man" because he uses a telephone handset as headphones.[3]

Partial discography[edit]

  • Tragedies of a Plastic Soul Junkie (1996)[4]
  • Detroit After Dark (1997)[5]
  • No Weapons Formed Against Me Shall Prosper (1997) (as Seven Grand Housing Authority)[6]
  • GOD Loves Detroit (2014)[7]
  • Life On The Back 9 (2017)[8]


  1. ^ Bush, John. "Terrence Parker Biography". AllMusic. Retrieved 22 July 2019.
  2. ^ Contakt (14 Feb 2014). "Hey Mr. Telephone Man: An In-Depth Interview with Detroit's Terrence Parker". Vice. Retrieved 22 July 2019.
  3. ^ "Biography of Terrence Parker". Resident Advisor. Retrieved 2010-10-28.
  4. ^ Bush, John. "Tragedies of a Plastic Soul Junkie". AllMusic. Retrieved 22 July 2019.
  5. ^ Bush, John. "Detroit After Dark". AllMusic. Retrieved 22 July 2019.
  6. ^ Glazer, Joshua. "Seven Grand Housing Authority". Allmusic. Retrieved 22 July 2019.
  7. ^ Oliver, Matt (28 Jun 2017). "Terrence Parker - God Loves Detroit". Clash. Retrieved 22 July 2019.
  8. ^ Frzier, kelly (6 Dec 2017). "Detroit House Music Legend Terrence Parker Returns With New Album Life On The Back 9 on Planet E Communications". HuffPost. Retrieved 22 July 2019.

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