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Various - Disco Fire - K-Tel - Disco

Various - Disco Fire - K-Tel - Disco
Price £4.50

Track Listing

A1 Chic Dance, Dance, Dance (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah)
A2 Barry White It's Ecstacy When You Lay Down Next To Me
A3 Stargard Which Way Is Up
A4 C.J. & Co Devil's Gun
A5 THP Orchestra Two Hot For Love
A6 Meco Monardo Star Wars Title Theme
B1 Donna Summer I Feel Love
B2 Parliament Flash Light
B3 KC & The Sunshine Band Boogie Shoes
B4 Rhythm Heritage Gonna Fly Now (Theme From "Rocky")
B5 Samantha Sang You Keep Me Dancing
B6 Eruption (4) I Can't Stand The Rain
C1 The Trammps Disco Inferno
C2 KC & The Sunshine Band Keep It Comin' Love
C3 Brick Dazz
C4 Bionic Boogie Risky Changes
C5 Jimmy "Bo" Horne Dance Across The Floor
C6 Santa Esmeralda Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood
D1 The Emotions Best Of My Love
D2 Roy Ayers Running Away
D3 Boney M. Ma Baker
D4 Tuxedo Junction Chattanooga Choo Choo
D5 The Michael Zager Band Let's All Chant
D6 Peter Brown (2) Dance With Me


Media Condition » Near Mint (NM or M-)
Sleeve Condition » Very Good (VG)
Artist Various
Title Disco Fire
Label K-Tel
Catalogue TU 2590
Format Vinyl Double Album
Released 1978
Genre Disco

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Some Other Artists in the Disco Genre

Donna SummerDiana RossPointer SistersVillage PeopleRose RoyceHazell DeanDan HartmanGloria GaynorKelly MarieImaginationEvelyn ThomasSister SledgeEdwin StarrAmii StewartHeatwaveUnknown ArtistCameoKool & The GangLinxD-TrainShakatakThree Degrees, TheBoney M.ShalamarEarth, Wind & FireThe Salsoul OrchestraHot ChocolateBee GeesPhil Fearon & GalaxyCarol JianiOttawanOdysseyPrincessGibson BrothersMiquel BrownCommodoresTavaresAnita WardStephanie MillsJaki Graham

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Some Other Artists on the K-Tel Label

CommodoresUnknown ArtistDon Williams Barry WhiteLouis Clark & The Royal Philharmonic OrchestraDionne WarwickBarbara DicksonEddy GrantLouis Clark & Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, TheSmalltown Boys, ThePlatters, TheJeff Jarratt And Don ReedmanDartsThe London Symphony Orchestra & The Royal Choral SocietyLondon Symphony Orchestra, TheDiana RossSpinnersCarl Perkins & Bill Haley & The Crew Cuts & Little RichardElvis PresleyJames BrownGeorge BensonGilbert O'SullivanMarc Bolan & T. RexRandy CrawfordPaul HardcastleGladys Knight And The PipsFrankie Valli & The Four SeasonsAl GreenThe England World Cup Squad 1982Earth, Wind & FireDavid BowieDusty SpringfieldVarious & Alex And The City CrewRolling Stones, The

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Information on the Disco Genre

The disco sound, style and ethos has its roots in the late 1960s. New York City blacks, gays, heterosexuals, women and Hispanics adopted several traits from the hippies and psychedelia. They included overwhelming sound, free form dancing, "trippy" lighting, colorful costumes, and hallucinogens. Psychedelic soul groups like the Chambers Brothers and especially Sly and The Family Stone influenced proto-disco acts such as Isaac Hayes, Willie Hutch and the Philadelphia Sound discussed in the next paragraph. In addition the positivity, lack of irony and earnestness of the hippies informed proto-disco music like M.F.S.B.'s "Love Is the Message.

Philly and New York soul were evolutions of the Motown sound. The Philly Sound is typified by lavish percussion, which became a prominent part of mid-1970s disco songs. Early songs with disco elements include "Only the Strong Survive" (Jerry Butler, 1968), "Message to Love" (The Jimi Hendrix Experience, 1969), "Soul Makossa" (Manu Dibango, 1972) and "The Love I Lost" (Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes, 1973).

The early disco sound was largely an urban American phenomenon with producers and labels such as SalSoul Records (Ken, Joe and Stanley Cayre), Westend Records (Mel Cheren), Casablanca (Neil Bogart), and Prelude (Marvin Schlachter) to name a few. They inspired and influenced such prolific European dance-track producers as Giorgio Moroder and Jean-Marc Cerrone. Moroder was the Italian producer, keyboardist, and composer who produced many songs of the singer Donna Summer. These included the 1975 hit "Love to Love You Baby", a 17-minute-long song with "shimmering sound and sensual attitude". Allmusic.com calls Moroder "one of the principal architects of the disco sound".

The disco sound was also shaped by Tom Moulton who wanted to extend the enjoyment of the music — thus single-handedly creating the "Remix" which has influenced many other latter genres such as techno, and pop. DJs and remixers would often remix (i.e., re-edit) existing songs using reel-to-reel tape machines. Their remixed versions would add in percussion breaks, new sections, and new sounds. Influential DJs and remixers who helped to establish what became known as the "disco sound" included David Mancuso, Tom Moulton, Nicky Siano, Shep Pettibone, the legendary and much-sought-after Larry Levan, Walter Gibbons, and later, New York–born Chicago "Godfather of House" Frankie Knuckles.

Disco was also shaped by nightclub DJs such as Francis Grasso, who used multiple record players to seamlessly mix tracks from genres such as soul, funk and pop music at discothèques, and was the forerunner to later styles such as house. Women also played important roles at the turntable. Karen Cook, the first female disco DJ in the United States, spun the vinyl hits from 1974 – 1977 at 'Elan, Houston, TX, and also programmed music for clubs throughout the US that were owned by McFaddin Ventures.

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