DJ ALEX GUTIERREZ DISCO MIX 1
01 Jan 1970 |

Alex Gutierrez

Happy Birthday Taylor Dayne  March 7, 1962

Happy Birthday Taylor Dayne March 7, 1962

I would never call her music Freestyle, just like Expose and Will to Power her music was a new style of 80s ” Pop Dance” Her Big hair and pouty lips in her 12 inch single for ” Prove Your Love” made every DJ I knew fall in Love with Miss Dayne. ...

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March 7th, 2016

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Happy Birthday Andy Gibb  March 5 1958 –  March 10 1988

Happy Birthday Andy Gibb March 5 1958 – March 10 1988

I never considered Andy a Disco artist , although some at the time did. I did like his songs more than those of his brothers. It had a more soulful R &B feel and his voice was a more ” Normal” pitch. Of course the Bee Gee’s arrangements and feel was ...

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March 4th, 2016

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Glen Hughes ( Biker)  Village People   July 18, 1950 – March 4, 2001

Glen Hughes ( Biker) Village People July 18, 1950 – March 4, 2001

Lee Mouton was the original Leatherman ,the character that would become the Biker in the Village People, but it was Glen Hughes (who had first been spotted as a toll collector at the Brooklyn–Battery Tunnel) with his thick horseshoe mustache who would be etched in our minds ...

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March 4th, 2016

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Happy Birthday  Disco Diva Madleen Kane March 4

Happy Birthday Disco Diva Madleen Kane March 4

In 1978 Warner Brothers was not exactly known as a Disco label. So when I recieved a copy of Madleen Kane’s album ” Rough Diamond” I thought the girl on the cover was just another beautiful model used to sell the album. I was wrong, except for the beautiful

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March 4th, 2016

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Can You Guess ” The Most Played Song of the 20th Century”?

Can You Guess ” The Most Played Song of the 20th Century”?

In 1965 I had been in this country only one year and The Righteous Brothers were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’.( written by Phil Spector, Barry Mann, and Cynthia Weil,) Also a Number 1 here in the states at the ...

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March 3rd, 2016

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“The Antiques”  Pioneers of the Open House Era

“The Antiques” Pioneers of the Open House Era

The Antiques” were the very first musical pop group made up of Cuban-American youths to record a hit song in the U.S. In 1971, “Va Cayendo Una Lagrima” rose to the # 1 spot in the Latin Music Charts, and remained there for seven (7) consecutive weeks ...

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March 3rd, 2016

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“Spirits Having Flown” Bee Gees Reach #1 March 3, 1979

“Spirits Having Flown” Bee Gees Reach #1 March 3, 1979

I was not a big fan of the Bee Gees before or during Saturday Night Fever. Being a DJ I never thought their music was representative of what was going on in the nightclubs of the late 70s I even thought that they may have contributed somewhat to the backlash against Disco. ...

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March 3rd, 2016

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Why You Have To Meet Tony Succar

Why You Have To Meet Tony Succar

If Salsa music was an animal, it would be placed on the endangered species list at least here in Miami .What is most disturbing about this fact is that this city was one of the genre’s most ardent supporters up until the late nineties when other more urban Latin styles

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March 2nd, 2016

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