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December 14, 1977 Saturday Night Fever ( The Movie) Released

December 14, 1977 Saturday Night Fever ( The Movie) Released

Although it only represented a ” localized” Disco experience, specifically that of Italian Americans living in the Bay Ridge neighborhood of Brooklyn in New York City. The film helped propel Disco into the mainstream. Although the music and dancing were secondary

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December 14th, 2014

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Happy Birthday Morris Day

Happy Birthday Morris Day

Morris E. Day (born December 13, 1957)He became the lead singer of ” The Time” releasing four albums with them. The band’s first Warner Bros. album, 1981’s The Time, was created almost entirely by Prince (who wrote and played on tracks he produced ...

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December 13th, 2014

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Disco: Yes Or No? ELO ” Shine a Little Love  “

Disco: Yes Or No? ELO ” Shine a Little Love “

This is one Happy song released in 1979 by Electric Light Orchestra . It wants to be Disco , but it sits on the fence alternating between Disco and their signature ” Beatles” influenced elements. Founded in the early 60s the concept was to create a new sound ...

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December 13th, 2014

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Disco Undercover

Disco Undercover

So Disco became a “bad word’¬†Radio stations ¬†went back to playing Top 40 and Rock and before you knew it Hip Hop took over.But did it go ” Undercover” ? Did artists influenced by this music continue to produce ” Disco infused” tracks? Do ...

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December 13th, 2014

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Disco: Yes or No? Paul McCartney & Wings ” Goodnight Tonight”

Disco: Yes or No? Paul McCartney & Wings ” Goodnight Tonight”

Even one of the Beatles had to give it a try. Paul McCartney’s attempt at this genre wasn’t half bad. ” Goodnight Tonight” released in 1979 is a catchy track driven by it’s bass line that balances very well between the dance world and pop radio.

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December 12th, 2014

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DISCO: YES or NO? Rolling Stones ” Miss You”

DISCO: YES or NO? Rolling Stones ” Miss You”

The Wikipedia entry for the Track” Miss You” by The Rolling Stones ( 1978) lists it’s genre as ” Disco” . Yet other than it’s 4 on the floor beat I must be missing something. An 8:36 version, called the “Special Disco Version”,

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December 12th, 2014

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Top 40 Disco Tracks

Top 40 Disco Tracks

Top 40 Lists of Disco music are so very different in every city where they are compiled. Miami is unique because we embraced alot of the more energetic tracks like my #1 Romeo and Juliette which to my surprise doesn’t even scratch the Top 10 of other lists I’ve ...

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December 11th, 2014

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Put a Little Disco in your Holidays

Put a Little Disco in your Holidays

It’s the holidays, everyone’s over the house when suddenly somebody yells ” Put on some Christmas music !!” Instead of the usual Elvis ” Blue Christmas ” or the Bing Crosby standards we usually hear around this time why don’t you ...

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December 11th, 2014

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Happy Birthday Jermaine Jackson

Happy Birthday Jermaine Jackson

Jermaine Jackson had some pretty big shoes to fill when he ventured off by himself . Bassist for one of the most famous musical families in the world (he was the fourth of ten children) He also produced and recorded duets with American singer Whitney Houston in her early ...

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December 11th, 2014

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DISCO: YES or NO? Queen ” Another One Bites the Dust”

DISCO: YES or NO? Queen ” Another One Bites the Dust”

The Bass line on Queen’s 1980 single ” Another One Bites The Dust” ( written by Queen’s Bass player John Deacon) is clearly a variation of the one used in Chic’s ” Good Times” which was released a full year before.The percussion ...

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December 10th, 2014

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