DJ ALEX GUTIERREZ DISCO MIX 1
01 Jan 1970 |

Alex Gutierrez

THE CROWN – GARY BYRD AND THE GB EXPERIENCE

THE CROWN – GARY BYRD AND THE GB EXPERIENCE

Back in 1983 when “rap music” ( as it was known then ) was still fun .Stevie Wonder released this gem on his short lived record label and then on Motown Records. All though it had a serious message the arrangements and vocals gave it a post funky Disco feel ...

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March 8th, 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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Carlos Oliva’s ” Dos Navidades ” An Early Christmas Present

Carlos Oliva’s ” Dos Navidades ” An Early Christmas Present

I’ve been a DJ here in Miami for many years , I can tell you there has always been a shortage of seasonally fresh Tropical Latin Holiday music. We’ve had to pretty much play the same songs at our events for many years. Classics such as ” Aires de ...

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December 3rd, 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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Are You An Earth Wind & Fire Super Fan?

Are You An Earth Wind & Fire Super Fan?

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April 2nd, 2015

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Crate Diggin” ” Love’s Gonna Get You” -Jocelyn Brown

Crate Diggin” ” Love’s Gonna Get You” -Jocelyn Brown

DJs all had that one particular crate where all the goodies were neatly arranged in BPM order. It’s pink cover just called out to me for a listen. I remembered the name ,but couldn’t quite hear the track in my head. As soon as I put the needle on the record , it ...

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April 1st, 2015

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” Coke” Miami Bands of the 70s

” Coke” Miami Bands of the 70s

If you were Cuban and living in Miami during the 70s it was almost required that you had this album, as a matter of fact if you went into your closet or garage right now you would probably find a faded ,dusty copy of this record.The sound was SANTANA,Mandrill, Barrabas meets

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March 18th, 2015

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Manu Dibango ” Soul Makossa”

Manu Dibango ” Soul Makossa”

I was 12 years old when I heard Soul Makossa for the first time. I wasn’t quite sure what i was listening to. Growing up in a Spanish speaking household I was trying to translate the lyrics into my native tongue. Good for a few laughs at least .I thought he was ...

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March 10th, 2015

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“Disco Today” Online Disco Magazine …You can be a part of it!!

“Disco Today” Online Disco Magazine …You can be a part of it!!

Back in my day they had ” Vinyl Tracks” ” Dance Music Report” and a few others. As I Look online I see Hundreds of thousands of Disco Fans , so why not keep them up to date on Music that may appeal to Disco Lovers all over the world. I’m looking

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March 10th, 2015

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Happy Birthday…Emilio Estefan (March 4, 1953)

Happy Birthday…Emilio Estefan (March 4, 1953)

Born in Santiago,Cuba Emilio Estefan formed a band called the Miami Latin Boys in the 1970s, he later changed their name to the Miami Sound Machine whose 1985 hit ” Conga” was a huge international hit not to mention a staple of most wedding reception’s Hit ...

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March 4th, 2015

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