Model-turned-Salvador-Dali-muse-and-singer Amanda Lear brightened the '70s with her disco vamping, which was giddy, chic, and alluringly mysterious. Above is a video of the French star singing about the "Fashion Pack" and their attempts to sashay into the era's top hotspot, Studio 54.
courtesy Pete Hammond If the '80s are defined by excess, perhaps no body of work is more endemic of that age than that of Mike Stock, Matt Aitken and Pete Waterman (collectively known as Stock Aitken Waterman), the production trio who ruled British radio at the end of that decade and into the ... More >>
Vince Aletti, recently a long-serving editor at this paper, was an early and avid chronicler of the rise of disco in New York City in the early, mid, and late 1970s. In articles like the one above, "SoHo vs. Disco," from the June 16, 1975 Village Voice, Aletti was one of the first to write about cha ... More >>
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