Monday, February 23, 2015

Flashback- 1970s

Disco- This is a type of music and dance that has traces of salsa, pop, soul, and many other genres that was born and most popular in the 70s. It came to be when David Manusco opened The Loft, a private dance club in NYC, on Valentine’s Day in 1970. Disco quickly spread and became one of the most popular types of dance in the 70s. When the movie Saturday Night Fever starring John Travolta was released in 1977 a rush to disco clubs was result causing the peak of disco from 1978-1979. However, when 1980 came around the dance quickly burned out making way for the next crazy fad.

   -Haley Robinson

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