Category: Disco

Disco: A Clear Derivation of Funk

Disco: A Clear Derivation of Funk Amaia Calhoun Disco music is yet another example of a musical genre largely influenced by African American culture and ultimately, chosen by majority society for their entertainment. Historian Bryan

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Blame it on the Boogie!

Blame it on the Boogie! The Disco Era Disco was a genre heavily associated with freedom: it was a soundtrack of resistance, laced through other art forms such as film and fashion. Characteristics: Fast tempo

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The Last Dance

DISCO DISCO Disco became most popular and is most known for being the genre of the 70s. It is dance music meaning that it was specifically created to be played by djs in clubs. It

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Disco

Disco The Disco genre became popular in the mid-1970s. It is known as the genre of dance and brought many people to began clubbing. This is also around the time where DJ’s became a big

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Disco

Disco Many people think of the disco and automatically associate the 70s, but in actuality disco did not gain popularity amongst Black people until the mid to late 70s and disco reigned throughout the 80s.

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Let’s Groove at the Disco

Let’s Groove at the Disco How can you forget Disco! The genre of Disco music emerged in the 1970s and 80s with French roots from their genre of music called discoque. Disco music was played

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Do you have Disco Fever?

Do You Have Disco Fever? Disco emerged in the 1970s, specifically in the Black community. It served as an opportunity for Blacks to express themselves. It also added diversity to nightclubs as well as dance

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Disco

Disco: Freedom & Liberation New York City was the birth place of Disco music. During the 1970’s underground dance venues were filled the melodies of groovy, disco music. Disco music took the place of funk

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Disco Fever

Disco and the Civil Rights Movement As a predecessor to modern pop music and dance music, disco can sometimes be a forgotten genre; however it was not able to only serve as those things, but

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Disco

Previous Next Disco made an appearance in the 1970’s but was not originally recognized in mainstream media. The genre got its name from the 1960’s club dance called “discotheque”, and that’s where is was most

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