DJ ALEX GUTIERREZ DISCO MIX 1
01 Jan 1970 |

Miami Disco Project

Snoop Dogg – So Many Pros

Snoop Dogg – So Many Pros

The last person I thought I would be writing about on this site was Snoop Dogg, but taking cues from the likes of Nile Rodgers, Bruno Mars and Pharrell ,Snoop probably said ” What The F*$% K” lets give this Old School Funk Vibe a try ” Take some Roger ...

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April 16th, 2015

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Won’t you take me to Funkytown?

Won’t you take me to Funkytown?

It’s one of those songs you either hated ( and refused to play) or Loved it ( and played it more than you should have) but there is no denying the fact that ” Funkytown” was a huge world wide hit that held the record for reaching number one in 28 countries,

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April 15th, 2015

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” Quiet Village” The Ritchie Family

” Quiet Village” The Ritchie Family

Exotica is a musical genre created in the 1950s, it is a combination of the perceived sounds of the South Pacific and the Orient… basically what a lot of people imagined the music of the islands would sound like.Les Baxter’s album Ritual of the Savage (Le Sacre ...

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April 15th, 2015

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DJ Service with a Smile

DJ Service with a Smile

Today’s superstar DJs stands atop an elaborate booth high above the screaming crowd. He has absolutely no need for personal interaction with the people they are playing the music for ,other than an occasional fist pump. Meanwhile back in the real world Club and Mobile ...

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April 14th, 2015

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KIKROKOS-NOTHING ON THE LINE

KIKROKOS-NOTHING ON THE LINE

Former members of Cerrone’s group Kongas ,AndrĂ© Allet, Michel Elmosnino, Patrick Sesti got together and formed KIKROKOS best known for their hit ” Jungle DJ” ( 1978) NOTHING ON THE LINE from their 2nd album “Shylock Gums And Dr. Weitson – The ...

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April 14th, 2015

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Afro Cuban Band- Rhythm Of Life

Afro Cuban Band- Rhythm Of Life

Originally Love Childs Afro Cuban Blues Band for this production he shortened the name to the ” Afro Cuban Band” they were a Disco studio group based in New York, produced by Michael Zager who also produced such artists as Grammy Award winning artists: Whitney ...

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April 14th, 2015

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Renaissance -Village People    Sounds Better 30 years later?

Renaissance -Village People Sounds Better 30 years later?

Renaissance is the title of the Village People’s album released in 1981 which was supposed to signify a rebirth for the group who was best known for their radio mainstream ” Disco” hits. With the Disco backlash in full effect for over a year producers ...

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April 8th, 2015

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April 7, 1948   Happy Birthday Carol Douglas

April 7, 1948 Happy Birthday Carol Douglas

Carol Douglas started her singing career by answering a magazine ad. Midland International records was looking for a female vocalist to record the UK hit single “Doctor’s Orders” by Sunny for the US. Carol’s version reached #2 On Billboard’s ...

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April 6th, 2015

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The Knocks – Collect My Love ft Alex Newell

The Knocks – Collect My Love ft Alex Newell

Groups like these give us old timers hope , that Real Music is back . Sure they use a couple of filters here and there,but it’s all there, The silky vocals, those rhythm guitars, the bassline. Call it Dance Music, but we know “What’s up” A production ...

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April 6th, 2015

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” DISCO TEMBA ” Disco In Cuba

” DISCO TEMBA ” Disco In Cuba

Cuba is very much in the news right now with the US easing sanctions after 50 years. So I decided to investigate and see if there is or ever was a “Disco Scene ” on the island I left over 45 years ago. I am sure there are people in their late 40s and 50s that ...

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April 3rd, 2015

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