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Why disco won

Posted in culture, music by thenextwavefutures on 27 May, 2013

1280px-Disco_Ball3I was watchng a documentary about the guitarist and producer Nile Rodgers, who together with his musical collaborator Bernard Edwards had, with Chic and (as producer) Sister Sledge, a golden run of hits in the late 1970s, at the height of the disco boom. And then – after the so-called ‘Disco Demolition Night‘¬†in 1979’ – neither band had another hit. Without trying to overthink it this was a cultural moment that deserves a little more reflection.

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