DJ ALEX GUTIERREZ DISCO MIX 1
01 Jan 1970 |

Miami Disco Project

” Wikka Rap”  Evasions

” Wikka Rap” Evasions

This track sounded so damn cool and funky when I first received it in 1981, I wanted to play it at the Club so bad, but every time I did, people would stop dancing because ” That guy kept talking through the whole record” well , most of it anyway. The track was a

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April 28th, 2015

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” The Disco Scene” Lake Shore Drive

” The Disco Scene” Lake Shore Drive

I’m a sucker for those 70s female background vocals that instruct me to ” Get on Down’ or ” Up” which ever the case maybe. This was one of those 45RPM I bought at the time to use as ” Filler” during the beginning of the night. ...

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April 27th, 2015

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” Disco is the Thing Today” THE METERS

” Disco is the Thing Today” THE METERS

The Meters had a prediction back in 1976 when they released this single.At the time many ” Disco” flavored singles were making their appearance in the Top 100. Johnny Taylor, Andrea True, The Bee Gees, Walter Murphy . So they put this together and called it how ...

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April 27th, 2015

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Disco DJs Remember Disco’s Music’s Roots in Miami (Part 1)

Disco DJs Remember Disco’s Music’s Roots in Miami (Part 1)

Most Cubans started arriving in Miami in the early and mid 60s. Our parents became the janitors, the valets, the busboys at the fancy Hotels and nightclubs of Miami Beach. We listened to Elvis, the Stones, The Beatles, but that music didn’t belong to us. Disco embraced

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April 24th, 2015

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Barbra Streisand / Donna Summer – No More Tears (Enough is Enough)

Barbra Streisand / Donna Summer – No More Tears (Enough is Enough)

The pairing of these two vocal powerhouses was a great promotional vehicle for both of these artist ( probably more for Donna) Barbara was enjoying a streak of hit singles when this track was released and by this time Donna’s Queen of Disco title was well earned. ...

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April 24th, 2015

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Kano  “Can’t Hold Back Your Lovin”

Kano “Can’t Hold Back Your Lovin”

I thought ” KANO” was a guy. I imagined him in a purple suit wearing a Fedora tipped to one side, Don’t ask me why. I found out the ” Kano” was actually a music project formed in Milan, Italy in 1979 by producers/musicians Luciano Ninzatti, ...

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April 23rd, 2015

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Love Exchange ” Got To Find A Disco” An Underground Classic

Love Exchange ” Got To Find A Disco” An Underground Classic

I walked into a popular local club back in the late 70s ( The Limelight)it was about 1 AM ” Prime Time” for most clubs . The dance floor was jam packed with swirling bodies hustling aggressively to this brand new track I had never heard before. The lights , the ...

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April 23rd, 2015

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Erasure ” Chains of Love”

Erasure ” Chains of Love”

It’s one of those songs that bordered on a few genres ,”Dance” with it’s four on the floor and pulsing synth bassline , ” New Wave” with Andy Bell’s falsettos. It managed to find it’s way into many DJs playlists in 1988 when ...

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April 22nd, 2015

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Jesse Green – Come With Me (Original Extended Disco Version)

Jesse Green – Come With Me (Original Extended Disco Version)

Here is a Disco hit ,that never really happened for Green an ” Accidental Disco Artist” who played drums with Jimmy Cliff in the 1970s, before launching a solo career in 1976. He scored a disco hit withs “Nice and Slow”, and a” Flip” But ...

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April 22nd, 2015

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Who is Ralfi Pagan?

Who is Ralfi Pagan?

I don’t know why I clicked on this video on You Tube, Maybe it was the name , for some reason it struck me odd as an artistic name .Ralfi Pagán born Rafael Pagán was a Bronx, New York-based Latin soul and salsa singer of Puerto Rican and Cuban parents who sang soul ...

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April 16th, 2015

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