Disco also known “dance music” emerged in the 1970’s. Its sound comes from elements of R&B and funk. This style of music influenced clothes, and represented freedom and liberation. It gave the LGBTQ community a sense of acceptance. It incorporates a four-on-the-floor beat with the bass guitar as the rhythm instrument with an upbeat tempo. 


Donna Summer

Donna Summer 

“Queen of Disco” best known for the singles, “She Works Hard For the Money”, “Last Dance”, “On the Radio”, and “Hot Stuff”

Kool & The Gang 
American band from Jersey City, New Jersey best known for “Get Down On It”, “Summer Madness”, “Celebration”, “Jimi Thing”, “Jungle Boogie” and “Ladies Night”