If you survived the 1970s, chances are you might consider yourself a child of the disco era.
Disco music was born in the late ’60s, blossomed in the ’70s, and kept thriving well into the ’80s. Disco music created a trend that was not going to go anywhere for years to come. Here are some of the top disco party songs…
You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real) – Sylvestor 1978
Shake Your Groove Thing – Peaches & Herb 1979
Born to be Alive – Patrick Hernandez 1979
Boogie Wonderland – Earth, Wind & Fire 1979
Don’t Leave Me This Way – Thelma Houston 1975
Superfreak – Rick James 1981
Boogie Fever – The Sylvers 1975
Disco Inferno (Burn Baby Burn) – The Trammps 1976
You’re First Last Everything – Barry White 1974
PYT (Pretty Young Thing) – Michael Jackson 1982
YMCA – Village People 1978
September – Earth, Wind and Fire 1978
In the Navy – Village People 1979
Last Dance – Donna Summer 1978
Let’s Groove – Earth Wind & Fire 1981
Ring My Bell – Anita Ward 1979
Can You Feel It – The Jacksons 1980
I Love the Nightlife – Alicia Bridges 1978
Boogie Oogie Oogie – A Taste of Honey 1978
Disco Nights – GQ 1979
Funkytown – Lipps Inc 1979
You Should be Dancing – Bee Gees 1976
Celebration – Kool and the Gang 1980
Got to Give it Up – Marvin Gaye 1977
Hot Stuff – Donna Summer 1979
Best Disco in Town – Ritchie Family 1976
Le Freak – Chic 1978
Boogie Nights – Heatwave 1977
The effects that disco music has had on the styles of music and artists are still present in the sounds of today. Disco music influenced a new kind of dance and style. Life was about the weekends and cutting loose just to have good time. The club scene was officially born and the essence of the disco ball could be found at every party and social gathering known to man during the disco era.
Disco music brought an exciting new sound to the radio, much different from the sounds of the ’50s.
The time during the popularity of disco music signified a time of peace, party, love, happiness – and dance.
The influence made people want to get down and dance, go to clubs, find love, and show-off with hip new dance moves that were created during the time of the disco.
Some of the more popular songs that you may have heard in the disco age might have included sounds from the Bee Gees and Marvin Gaye.
More sounds included but were definitely not limited to the upbeat sounds of the Village People and Donna Summer. Although, these were only some of the most popular disco artists.
Just like the music of today, there were different varieties of disco music. Some songs were filled with funk and rhythm, while others were overcome by pure soul and blues. No matter the kind of disco song that appealed to you, it definitely had a different kind of unique and unforgettable sound that made you feel good and want to dance!
You can find out even more about disco on wikipedia here.
Top Disco Party Songs
Some other popular top disco party songs were…
1. “It’s Raining Men” – by The Weather Girls.
2. “Last Dance” – by Donna Summer
3. “Got To Give It Up” – by Marvin Gaye
4. “Brick House” – by the Commodores
5. “Don’t Stop Till You Get Enough” – by Micheal Jackson
6. “I Will Survive” – by Gloria Gayner
7. “Play That Funky Music” – by Wild Cherry
8. “Stayin’ Alive” -by the Bee Gees
9. “Reunited” – by Peaches and Herb
10. “Do Ya Think I’m Sexy” – by Rod Stewart
11. “Lady Marmalade” – by Labelle
12. “Funky Town” – by Lipps Inc.
When it comes to music from the disco age, everyone has a favorite. It is no doubt that disco music was the most popular form of music during the disco age. The sounds are unique, and no matter what anyone thinks, nothing can compare to the feeling that a disco song can bring.
There is nothing more “groovy” than combining the sounds of funk, soul, rock, and blues.
This wonderful and one of a kind style of music may have been created long ago, but it will never, ever be forgotten.
Its’ sounds are going to be around influencing the music industry and bringing creativity and style to our ears for decades to come.
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