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 originated from the 50s and was derived from the genre “discotheque”.
Disco is distinguished by four "on-the-floor beats. The "chicken scratch" on the guitar is a very popular style to the composition of Disco Music. The lyrics radiate peace and love.
THE DISCO LOOK
Disco was equally about the look and fashion as it was about the music.Disco filled clubs with colorful lights and the staple disco ball. Flared jeans and “afro puffs” were also a stale during this disco era.
- Donna Summers
- Thelma Houston
- Sister Sledge
- Village People
- KC and the Sunshine Band