Saturday night forever: the story of disco

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A Cappella Books, Sep 1, 2000 - History - 276 pages
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During the 1970s disco was the sound track to the lives of millions. Its hedonism, drive, and sweet, catchy melodies made dancers worldwide experience the bliss of complete abandon. This book traces its entire history, from the underground dives of New York to the glittering clubs of Rome. Along the way, the book provides instruction on how to do the hustle and the bus stop; explains the gay subculture central to disco; explores disco fashions, movies, clubs, and drugs; and tells the fascinating stories behind not only the American hits but the Eurodisco masterpieces, the soft-porn divas, and the mysterious producers behind the shimmering sound.

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Contents

Let the Music Play
4
Spaced Out
36
ParlezVous Francois?
53
Copyright

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\Alan Jones is a film-fueled freelance journalist. He has written for Vogue and The Arena. Jussi Kantonen is an architect, disco deejay, and former Latin Hustle Dance Champion of Finland.

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