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 thing. This genre in a mix of funk, soul, and pop. When people listened to disco they were generally surrounded by colorful flashing lights, a bunch of dancing people, and really loud sounds.

Dances like the Bump, the YMCA, and the Funky Chicken were the hottest thing during this era. This era was so influential in the United States. Drug abuse reached a peak and people began to dress in bright colors, vest, high shoes, and big pants.

This era was important for minorities because they really began to get big in the music industry. Some of the most popular songs by black artists during this time were I Feel Love by Donna Summer, Don’t Stop ‘Till You Get Enough by Michael Jackson, and I Will Survive by Gloria Gaynor. 

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Disco

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