DJ ALEX GUTIERREZ DISCO MIX 1
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Alex Gutierrez

Happy Birthday Robin &  Maurice Gibb December 22, 1949

Happy Birthday Robin & Maurice Gibb December 22, 1949

Maurice Ernest Gibb,December 29,1949 – January 12 , 2003 ( 53 years old ) he was a musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer best known as one of the Bee Gees. Twin brother of Robin Gibb. He was married breifly to British pop star LULU ( To Sir with Love) . In 1971 ...

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December 22nd, 2014

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Disco Yes or No ? Grateful Dead  Shakedown Street

Disco Yes or No ? Grateful Dead Shakedown Street

Did Jerry Garcia give in? Personally I don’t remember ever hearing this at a club or on FM radio. It was shown to me by a fellow DJ who was a fan of the Dead. Sure it has it’s ” Funky ” moments, but Disco? It was released on November 15, 1978 by Arista

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December 20th, 2014

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Margaret Reynolds Home Grown Disco Diva Returns

Margaret Reynolds Home Grown Disco Diva Returns

Margaret Reynolds was a voice everyone used back in the heyday of Henry Stone’s TK Records She got her start as background singer for K.C. and The Sunshine Band in the mid-1970s. Her first club hits came via the double-sided 1979 12″ single of “Keep On ...

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December 19th, 2014

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Happy Birthday Betty Wright  December 21, 1953

Happy Birthday Betty Wright December 21, 1953

Bessie Regina Norris born right here in Miami, Florida. Upon reaching the number 2 position for ” Clean Up Woman”, certified Gold Betty was presented with a GOLD RECORD on her 18th birthday.Clean Up Woman” is a song by Wright herself from her second studio ...

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December 19th, 2014

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Maurice White Happy Birthday December 19, 1941

Maurice White Happy Birthday December 19, 1941

The founder of the band Earth, Wind & Fire. He is also the older brother of member Verdine White, and former member Fred White.The backbone of the world’s greatest band. He inspired young kids like myself recently arriving in this country to love and appreciate ...

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December 19th, 2014

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The Moments and Whatnauts ” Girls” The Dawn of Disco

The Moments and Whatnauts ” Girls” The Dawn of Disco

The Moments would become Ray, Goodman and Brown who would have a major hit in 1979 with ” Special Lady” The Whatnauts from Baltimore Maryland would record 3 Lps with Stang records and gain recognition with the 1974 collaboration with the Moments. ” ...

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December 19th, 2014

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Disco : Yes or No?  Pink Floyd ” Another Brick in the Wall”

Disco : Yes or No? Pink Floyd ” Another Brick in the Wall”

Pink Floyd and Disco in the same sentence? Yeah , I know, but imagine my surprise when talking to an old DJ friend of mine he suddenly said ” Then I played Pink Floyd and they just kept on Dancing” referring to a full dance floor at a popular local night club in 1979. It had

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December 19th, 2014

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” We’re Gonna Slow Things Down For Ya'” ….Disco Era Slow Jams

” We’re Gonna Slow Things Down For Ya'” ….Disco Era Slow Jams

Back in the day the last song of the night was usually a ballad to wind things down and start giving people the hint that ” You don’t have to leave, but you can’t stay here” these were not your regular run of the mill FM love songs. Most DJs would ...

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December 19th, 2014

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Kool & The Gang ” Summer Madness”

Kool & The Gang ” Summer Madness”

You are sitting in front of your computer when Kool and the Gang’s ” Summer Madness” comes on. The trans-formative power of music is evident in productions such as this. You are compelled to share these sounds with everyone in hopes to expose someone new to

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December 18th, 2014

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The Disco/Salsa Connection

The Disco/Salsa Connection

The Disco/Salsa connection goes way back occurring simultaneously with the Disco phenomenon in the 70s as Latin artists quickly jumped on the bandwagon and gave their tropical style a little Disco flavor. Unfortunately many were unsuccessful, ending up with a product that ...

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December 18th, 2014

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