DJ ALEX GUTIERREZ DISCO MIX 1
01 Jan 1970 |

Miami Disco Project

Carol Douglas ” Burnin'”

Carol Douglas ” Burnin'”

I had the pleasure of performing with one of my Disco idols about a year ago here in Miami. I saw her Live once in 1979 at sold out performance at one of the most popular clubs in South Florida at the time. Her stage presence and voice was the raw soulful  talent so hard to ...

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January 30th, 2015

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Happy Birthday !! Harry Wayne Casey (KC and the Sunshine Band)

Happy Birthday !! Harry Wayne Casey (KC and the Sunshine Band)

Harry Wayne “K.C.” Casey was born January 31, 1951, as a teenager he worked at the famed Record Label TK RECORDS (an independent record label started by record distributor, Henry Stone ) His band was originally called “The Sunshine Junkanoo Band” K.C.

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January 29th, 2015

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” La Malanga Resbala” Palo serves up some Home Cooking to the World

” La Malanga Resbala” Palo serves up some Home Cooking to the World

Fans of Tropical music are used to a variety of flavors mixed into their music. Caribbean influences as well as some African rhythms. Die hard Salsa dancers are concerned with their ” On 1″ or ” On 2″ for dancing, but primordially it is the rhythm ...

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January 28th, 2015

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“Love Is Life” Earth ,Wind & Fire

“Love Is Life” Earth ,Wind & Fire

In 1971 I had only been in this country for 7 years when by chance at a friend’s house his father introduced me to a ” new” group that would influence me both in my musical path as well as my life. That group was Earth , Wind and Fire . The first song I ...

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January 28th, 2015

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Vicki Sue Robinson …..The Smooth Side

Vicki Sue Robinson …..The Smooth Side

It’s not fair to remember Vicki Sue Robinson (May 31, 1954 – April 27, 2000) for just one song ” Turn The Beat Around” of course she had several other Disco hits , but there was another side to this beautiful lady many of us never really got to know. Born ...

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January 27th, 2015

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Jackson Sisters   I Believe in Miracles  1973

Jackson Sisters I Believe in Miracles 1973

Released in 1973 this ” Rare Groove” gem was one of those tracks that walked the fine line between Soul and Disco members Lyn Jackson ,Pat Jackson .Rae Jackson ,Gennie Jackson ,Jacqueline Jackson-Rencher originally from Compton, California were to enjoy the ...

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January 23rd, 2015

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The ” Piano House” Resurgence

The ” Piano House” Resurgence

It’s rhythmic, melodic ,smooth and sensual the groove is definitely ” House” but it has a Disco quality about it. The Piano has made a comeback in many recent dance tracks. The Piano of course kept alive in dance music by Chicago House in the 80s and ...

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January 22nd, 2015

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Italo Disco….How Gary Low Changed My Life

Italo Disco….How Gary Low Changed My Life

Italo can be considered the first incarnation of EDM ( Electronic Dance Music ) There were slight similarities to Disco, the uplifting messages ( ” Dolce Vita” Kristen Conde ) ,the sexual overtones ( ” Meet My Friend ” Eddie Huntington) but in my ...

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January 22nd, 2015

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Ted Taylor ” Ghetto Disco”  (1977)

Ted Taylor ” Ghetto Disco” (1977)

Wake up early in the morning, walk in your garage and pull out the first record you grab and see if you can surprise yourself with your find. I did!! Ted Taylor was born in 1934 he was a Soul-blues singer, born February 16. He was killed in 1987 in a car accident. His 1977 ...

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January 22nd, 2015

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The Intruders “I’ll Always Love My Mama” (1973)

The Intruders “I’ll Always Love My Mama” (1973)

Can a Song about professing our love and adoration to dear Old Mom become a hit in today’s world ( well maybe in Country music ), Well in 1973 The Philly soul group The Intruders did just that, and in two parts no less ( for the 45RPM ) and the Full Long version ...

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January 21st, 2015

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