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TABLE OF BOOK CONTENT (over 130 interviews with '70 disco era pioneers / innovators / heroes):

 

* Yahu Pawul / yahudeej@y - Trampled Dreams ...

 * Yahu Pawul / yahudeej@y - Trampled Dreams ...

[...] No doubt Yahudeejay is one of a very early (first generation) disco deejays. He say as a joke (but this is really true) that he was a disco deejay at the time (1970) when there were no discotheques yet [...]

 

* YahuDeej@y - Proud Disco DJ Hall of Fame member ...

 * YahuDeej@y - Proud Disco DJ Hall of Fame member ...

[...] Yahu Pawul aka Yahudeej@y  -  "You are with some of the real heavyweights of Disco Dance Music DJ Hall of Fame and you deserve it." - Marty Angelo - creator of Disco Dance Music DJ Hall of Fame [...]

 

** Cerrone - '70 disco era hero

 ** Cerrone - '70 disco era hero

[...] I was lucky that my career launch itself in the USA through New York discos in 1976 [...]

 

** Don Cornelius / SoulTrain -  legendary music TV ...

 ** Don Cornelius / SoulTrain - legendary music ...

[…] Before there was MTV - Soultrain was best music TV ever and longest running program in television history (1971 – 2006) - changed the face of music 'n' television […]

 

** Frankie Crocker - legendary radio masta deejay ...

 ** Frankie Crocker - legendary radio masta deejay ...

[…] a top R&B disco disc jockey, radio personality and program director for New York's popular WBLS-FM radio station for three decades […]

 

** Gloria Gaynor - Queen of Disco ...

 ** Gloria Gaynor - Queen of Disco ...

[...] I became a recording artist in 1971 when Clive Davis signed me to Columbia Records. I began singing with a local band right after I finished High School [...]

 

** Karen Lynn Gorney - 'Saturday Night Fever' movie star

 ** Karen Lynn Gorney - 'Saturday Night Fever' ...

[...] I got the lead role in 'Saturday Night Fever' after a long tour, performing my original music (jazz funk-pop), and country funk music (that I was into at the time) with a band named "Wendigo." [...]

 

** Patrick Adams

 ** Patrick Adams

 [...] Patrick Peter Owen Adams, 17th March 1950, Harlem, New York City, New York State, U.S.A. Producer / arranger / songwriter Patrick Adams' career more than 40 years. [...]

 

** Tina Charles - early '70 UK disco star

 ** Tina Charles - early '70 UK disco star

[...] Technology has moved at a vast pace and has made it easier for some people to make records who are not musically experienced. This can cause problems when recording and in my opinion you need musicians who can ensure that the tracks are ...

 

** Tom Savarese Story - America's Number One DeeJay

 ** Tom Savarese Story - America's Number One ...

[...] Tom Savarese was voted as the Number One Disco DJ for two years in a row at the annual Billboard Magazine's disco forums. (1976 + 1977) [...]

 

** Vince Montana Jr. - legendary Salsoul Orchestra director

 ** Vince Montana Jr. - legendary Salsoul ...

[...] and they're still playing my music to this day, over 35 years later !!! It's an honor and a great feeling [...]

 

Al Magliano - pioneer disco deejay

 Al Magliano - pioneer disco deejay

[...] No doubt that Al Magliano is one of a pure discotheque pioneers. He was a member of David Mancuso's 99 Prince Street record pool, and was a charter member of both Judy Weinstein's, "For the record", and Jackie McCloys, "Long ...

 

Alan White - real disco deejay pioneer - USA

 Alan White - real disco deejay pioneer - USA

[...] Neil Bogart of Casablanca Records was a friend of mine from his days at Buddah as were all of the promotion people from Polydor here in Atlanta. Friends of mine also: Len Barry, Frankie Valli, Bobby Eli, Alicia Bridges, Tommy Sellers, Vince ...

 

Alex Gutierrez - USA DJ of disco era

 Alex Gutierrez - USA DJ of disco era

[...] I USED TO GO TO A CLUB IN HALLAND, FLORIDA CALLED THE ‘LIMELIGHT’ , I WOULD HANG AROUND WITH THE DJ BOB LOMBARDI WHO SHOWED ME HOW TO MIX AND TO KNOW YOUR BPM’s NEVER BE CHOPPY. [...]

 

Alphonse Mouzon - disco era musician and artist

 Alphonse Mouzon - disco era musician and artist

[…] He has played and/or recorded with: ex-girlfriend Roberta Flack, Roy Ayers, George Benson, Kenny G., Sheila E., Denise Williams, Freda Payne, Herbie Hancock, Stanley Clarke, Stanley Turrentine, Randy Brecker, Michael Brecker, Dave Grusin, ...

 

Andy Kahn - disco author and producer

 Andy Kahn - disco author and producer

[…] Andy wrote and produced the classic #1 hit “HOT SHOT” by Karen Young, earning him his first Gold Record and 5 weeks in the Top Ten on Billboard Magazine’s. […]

 

Antone 'chubby' Tavares - great disco star

 Antone 'chubby' Tavares - great disco star

[...] The album 'Future Bound' of 1978 contained the Disco Smash 'More Than A Woman', which became showcased within the musical score of the film 'Saturday Night Fever' and was written for the group by the Bee Gees [...]

 

Aron 'bugsy' Siegel - pioneer disco deejay

 Aron 'bugsy' Siegel - pioneer disco deejay

[...] He mixed many 'Hot Tracks' - San Francisco DJ service: Natalie Cole, Debbie Gibson- Patti Labelle, Peter Brown, Eveyln Thomas. "DJ's received very little respect for their talents in the 70's. We were perceived as human juke ...

 

Barry Lederer - first generation disco DJ

 Barry Lederer - first generation disco DJ

[...] Speaking of Jimmy Stuard, most people do not know that I discovered him in Boston and persuaded the owners of '12 West' to have him play there [...]

 

Bill Wardlow - Billboard magazine disco editor

 Bill Wardlow - Billboard magazine disco editor

[...] Bill Wardlow was a true friend of disco, the musicians and especially the DJ's. He gave the scene the credibility of Billboard magazine behind it [...]

 

Billy Allman

 Billy Allman

 [...]  I always say no one can mix vinyl the way we did it in the 70’s - NO ONE! I started spinning in Hawaii in '75 and made my way to Portland, OR in '76. Won Billboard DJ of the year for Portland at the Disco Forum-NY-'79 and ...

 

Billy Terrell - '70 disco producer

 Billy Terrell - '70 disco producer

[...] The world changes, life changes, attitudes change but I truly believe that the music between 1969 and 1979 was the greatest of all time and I'm grateful that I was born in time to be a small part of it [...]

 

Bob Casey - First USA DJ's Association ...

 Bob Casey - First USA DJ's Association ...

[...] In 1955, Bob Casey, a well-known sock-hop DJ, introduced the first two-turntable system in order to have continuous music. He was first USA DJ Association (NADD) president and legendary 'Melting Pot' magazine editor [...]

 

BOB DAY & TOM SISON

 BOB DAY & TOM SISON

[...] American deejays, disco pioneers whose lived and worked in Italy when early disco era. They showed Italians how to do discotheque [...]

 

Bobby Caldwell - great disco era artist

 Bobby Caldwell - great disco era artist

[...] I think there were a number of factors that established disco music. No doubt soul and R&B were a driving force, but so was the love of dancing, and socializing. I also believe big band and swing was an influence [...]

 

Bobby Farrell - Boney M artist

 Bobby Farrell - Boney M artist

[...] The greatest show of Boney M - I think was in Poland and in Russia [...]

 

Bobby Viteritti - legendary USA pioneer disco DJ

 Bobby Viteritti - legendary USA pioneer disco DJ

[...] Roy Thode was my musical mentor. We have the same styles and I use to listen to him on Fire Island at Cherry Grove. We also shared the Billboard DJ Awards in 1979 [...]

 

Brian Davies - UK disco pioneer DJ

 Brian Davies - UK disco pioneer DJ

  [...] I always had great respect from my clients - today I think that most DJs are considered knob pushers which is probably a little unfair [...]

 

Calhoon - Billy Stewart - disco era great artist

 Calhoon - Billy Stewart - disco era great artist

[...] They toured opening for: Patti LaBelle, K.C. & Sunshine Band, Gloria Gaynor, Four Tops, Tavares, Al Green, Temptations, Harold Melvin & Blue Notes, Teddy Pendergrass, Vicki Sue Robinson, Trammps, Stylistics, B. B. King, Sister ...

 

Carl Kingston

 Carl Kingston

 [...] Famous '70 - IDEA Agency deejay - "I wanted to be a DJ from the age of 12 and started my own mobile disco at 16 years old. I became a Fulltime Professional DJ at the age of 19. I have been a Professional DJ for 38 years" ...

 

Carol Douglas - disco lady

 Carol Douglas - disco lady

[...] "You can still find people who come to our shows with albums and pictures of all the artist back in the days." She is, no doubt, one of a very first and greatest disco artists. [...]

 

Carol Williams - great Salsoul Records star

 Carol Williams - great Salsoul Records star

[...] Carol Williams first achieved success in 1976 was her dance version of Kai Winding's 1963 hit "More" from the movie Mondo Cane. At a time when disco was still breaking into the mainstream she cooperated with producer Vince ...

 

Charlie 'captaindisco' Anzalone - pioneer disco DJ

 Charlie 'captaindisco' Anzalone - pioneer disco DJ

[...] DJ's today are big stars although they are musically not as tallented as we were. We knew when a song was a HIT not just the BEAT [...]

 

Charlie 'CC' Cimino - real disco pioneer DJ

 Charlie 'CC' Cimino - real disco pioneer DJ

[...] "The dj was king in very early '70!!! We would go anywhere in town, people knew who we were and treated us with respect." [...]

 

Cosmo Wyatt - disco DJ and journalist

 Cosmo Wyatt - disco DJ and journalist

[...] It started for me in 1970 in Brooklyn, New York. During my 20-plus years of Djing, I’ve met so many artists: Donna Summer, Vickie Sue Robinson, Evelyn ‘Champagne’ King, The System, John Benitz, Larry Levan, Phyllis Hyman, and ...

 

Dan Rosanova - USA pioneer disco deejay ...

 Dan Rosanova - USA pioneer disco deejay ...

 […] One night I was out with some of my friends and the DJ got sick. The manager of the disco asked me to fill in for him, I had no idea what the hell I was doing, but I got hooked right then and there. The next day I bought 2 ...

 

David DePino - Paradise Garage legendary DJ

 David DePino - Paradise Garage legendary DJ

[...] I was a hair cutter and by accident became a DJ. I was helping Judy Weinstein for a short time at the record pool and ended up staying there for over five years. [...]

 

David Mancuso - very early disco pioneer

 David Mancuso - very early disco pioneer

[...] I am of the belief that "the music plays us" and that I am a servant to the music. Most DJ's think the opposite. [...]

 

Denise 'sunshine' Chatman - Salsoul Records promo director

 Denise 'sunshine' Chatman - Salsoul Records promo ...

[…] I was Director of Club Promotion for Salsoul Records. Mid ’70 DJ's were all wonderful - free spirited: Tom Savarese, Richie Kaczor, Bobby Gutadaro, David Rodriguez, Nicky Siano, Jimmy Stuard, Tony Gioe. […]

 

Denise Montana / Goody Goody - real disco era artist

 Denise Montana / Goody Goody - real disco era ...

[...] My Dad Vince Montana (Salsoul Orchestra leader) started the Goody Goody project after he and Bud Ross wrote #1 Dee Jay.. I am the Goody Goody girl [...]

 

Dennis Coffey - excellent early '70 disco artist

 Dennis Coffey - excellent early '70 disco artist

[...] The first exciting moment of my career was working as a musician at Motown. My second exciting moment was playing ‘Scorpio’ at a hotel in New York and seeing two thousand people dancing in a conga line to my music [...]

 

Diane Kirkland - Billboard magazine and Bill Wardlow assistant

 Diane Kirkland - Billboard magazine and Bill ...

[...] She was assistant to Billboard Disco Forums and disco editor Bill Wardlow. "I started with Billboard in 1969 in NYC. The Disco Forums were all exciting! We had several in New York and one in Los Angeles." [...]

 

Don Blackman - disco era artist

 Don Blackman - disco era artist

[…] I've played with people like Earth Wind and Fire, Parliament, Funkadelic, Lenny White and Twennynine, etc.  During the 70's he was influenced by Herbie Hancock and George Duke. […]

 

Ellen Michaels - legendary Salsoul Orchestra album cover lady

 Ellen Michaels - legendary Salsoul Orchestra ...

[...] My work for Salsoul consisted of one photo session which was to be used only for the cover of "Nice 'n' Naasty". [...]

 

Emperor Rosko - Radio and Disco pioneer deejay

 Emperor Rosko - Radio and Disco pioneer deejay

[...] "we had so much bass rumble, we hung the decks off the ceiling with bunjie cords to keep the harmonic bass frequency from vibrating the decks!" [...]

 

Frank V. Colangelo - first generation of disco DJ's

 Frank V. Colangelo - first generation of disco ...

[…] I first started out in 1970 and I was introduced to Francis Grasso by his girlfriend when I worked at the 2nd Floor and I met him again when DJ Tony Amato brought Francis to Side Street Disco when I was working. […]

 

Frankie 'who' Sestito - disco deejay USA

 Frankie 'who' Sestito - disco deejay USA

[...] I started spinning  music in 1970 “The Library” in Philadelphia. I have been very fortunate to have known or worked with, Paul Casella, Richie Kaczor, John Loungo, Walter Gibbons, Larry Levan, David Todd, Kurt Borusiewicz. ...

 

Geraldine Hunt - great disco artist

 Geraldine Hunt - great disco artist

[…] I went to New York to sing at the "garage" with Larry. Frankie Crocker was the MC.           I had no idea that my record had become so popular. […]

 

Giant Gene Arnold - first generation pioneer DJ

 Giant Gene Arnold - first generation pioneer DJ

[...] Born and raised in Philadelphia starting in the entertainment in 1956 as "teen sensation Rick Roman," In the Philadelphia area, there were many DJ "Kings" at the time: Hy Lit, Joe Niagra, Jerry Blavat, Bob Pantano, who has ...           

Glenn Rivera - disco deejay of '70

 Glenn Rivera - disco deejay of '70

[...] My deejay career started shortly after the mid-seventies when I first caught the sound of Andrea True Connection's "More, More, More".  [...]

 

Golly Gallagher

 Golly Gallagher

 […] I was a personality DJ, singing with the music, dancing around and being generally zany. None of this standing behind decks mixing tracks like they do today […]

 

Greg Wilson - UK disco pioneer DJ

 Greg Wilson - UK disco pioneer DJ

[...] The film, Saturday Night Fever, particularly changed peoples perception of what Disco was - all of a sudden it was a white band (the Bee Gees) and a white dancer (John Travolta) in a white suit that came to symbolize Disco [...]

 

Henry Stone - legendary disco TK Records owner

 Henry Stone - legendary disco TK Records owner

[...] "DISCO is a victim of the Media in the USA and maniacs Anti-Disco Movement. Everybody know today it was so stupid to destroy such a great music and business." [...]

 

Hippie Torrales - USA disco deejay

 Hippie Torrales - USA disco deejay

[…] I first got turned on to djing in the summer of 1972. The DJ's that I met are: Kaczor, Joey Palmenteri, Frankie Beauchamp, Tom Savarese, Larry Patterson, Francois K, Larry Levan, Tee Scott, Eddie Rivera, David Mancuso, Ray Pinky ...

 

Hiram Bullock - disco era musician

 Hiram Bullock - disco era musician

[...] He has worked with: The Brecker Brothers, David Sanborn, Paul Simon, Chaka Khan, Pete Townsend, Bob James, Sting, James Brown, Miles Davis, Kenny Loggins, Billy Joel, Barbra Streisand, Burt Bacharach, Roberta Flack, Spyro Gyra, Eric ...

 

Issy Sanchez - disco DJ & labels promotion

 Issy Sanchez - disco DJ & labels promotion

[...] He has been involved in some of the biggest dance records of all time over a span of 30+ years... As a promotion, producer and remixer he has worked with such artist as Chic, The Trammps, Cerrone, Sister Sledge, Sylvester, Hall and Oates, ...

 

Jens Lissat - deejay for 'Trinity' Disco - Hamburg - Germany

 Jens Lissat - deejay for 'Trinity' Disco - ...

 [...] I visited a disco in Hamburg called “Trinity” in '79 (disco like the Studio54), where they had US deejays mixing. After 6 months of training myself (I was 15!!) I got my first DJ Job in 1980 at Hamburgs 2nd ...

 

Jerry Bonham - disco pioneer DJ

 Jerry Bonham - disco pioneer DJ

[...] I have met many artists when they would come to do shows at the clubs: Gloria Gaynor, Loleatta Holloway, Viola Wills, Wardell Piper, Two Tons of Fun. [...]

 

Jerry Gilbert - UK 'Disco International' magazine editor

 Jerry Gilbert - UK 'Disco International' magazine ...

[...] When the nightclub explosion took place around '78, and encouraged by the NYC trend of "silent" dj's, organisations such as The DMC took it on, talking between records became untrendy [...]

 

Jesse Saunders - pioneer disco DJ

 Jesse Saunders - pioneer disco DJ

[...] I played an incredible set and ended it with "Ironic" by Alanis Morisette. Everyone was singing "It's like rai-ain." Unbelieveable. [...]

 

Joe D'Angelo - - - - - USA disco pioneer deejay

 Joe D'Angelo - - - - - USA disco pioneer deejay

[…]  The Paradise Garage was for the music lover. Best place to be for me. Studio 54 was the place to be seen. Hangin’ out at the bar in the ladies room was off the wall. Limelight was cool. The FunHouse was my competetor. Too many ...

 

Joe Lenders - USA '70 disco pioneer

 Joe Lenders - USA '70 disco pioneer

[...] In the beginning I don't think the club owners respected the DJs. They just thought we were a bunch of bums playing records. I think it was the audience, the club goers that made us important [...]

 

Joey Carvello - disco era DJ & labels promotion

 Joey Carvello - disco era DJ & labels promotion

[...] disco deejay of the year {Boston} - Billboard magazine 1978 + director disco music WARNER/RFC 1979-1980 + "I partied with EDDIE KENDRICKS, KAREN YOUNG, VICKI SUE, SAVANAH BAND, EVELYN KING, LABELLE the list is endless and so was the ...

  

Joey Marini – USA disco pioneer deejay …

 Joey Marini – USA disco pioneer deejay …

[...] I started in High School then I actually got to play in a real club in 1975 called Out-a-Site Disco in Cherry hill New Jersey and worked off and on till now over - 37 years […] 


John 'dr. john' Bisci  - '70 disco DJ

 John 'dr. john' Bisci - '70 disco DJ

[...] A small disco called Frisco's had just opened up near my house - DJ was Tony Dragotta a.k.a. Tony Dee - who gave me my first break as a disco DJ in 1976. [...]

 

John Ceglia - very early discotheque DJ

 John Ceglia - very early discotheque DJ

[...] I had the pleasure of working with and/or getting to meet artists like Phyllis Hymann, Boris Midney, Grace Jones, Gino Soccio and many others. [...]

 

John Clancy - pioneer deejay

 John Clancy - pioneer deejay

[...] Proper DJs talk to their audience. Anyone can mix and this doesn't make them a DJ [...]

 

John Hedges - San Francisco DJ pioneer

 John Hedges - San Francisco DJ pioneer

[...] I built a FM pirate radio station in Ohio and played my own dance songs in my garage and later I got busted by the FCC [...]

 

John Luongo - pioneer disco DJ

 John Luongo - pioneer disco DJ

[...] The day Disco dies is the day people stop dancing. And people aren't about to do that. There will always be Disco in one form or another [...]

 

Johnny George - disco pioneer deejay

 Johnny George - disco pioneer deejay

[...] Y@HU - Do you prefer very early style, deejays use microphone, speak to the people or those came later - just mixing records ? JOHNNY GEORGE: I did both [...]

 

Johnny Usry - Philadelphia International Records Producer ...

 Johnny Usry - Philadelphia International Records ...

[…] Vietnam Veteran who served his country proudly. In his long career cooperated or met: Glays Knight and the Pips, The Drifters, Jerry Butler, The Three Degrees, Stevie Wonder, The Commodores, Jimmy Castor, Kool and The Gang, Donny Hathaway ...

 

Johnny V. Vicino - disco pioneer DJ USA

 Johnny V. Vicino - disco pioneer DJ USA

[...] back then the dj was king - then it kinda of got a little different in the late 80s early 90s - but from what I could see now it's back to dj is king [...]

 

Jonata Garavaglia - '70 disco deejay

 Jonata Garavaglia - '70 disco deejay

[…] The 10 of may of 1976 I began djing in New York “Regine”. I produced some remix version for dj as:  “I will survive” - Gloria Gaynor, “Let’s all chant” - Michael Zager Band. […]

 

Jorge Wheeler [BoomBamakaoo] - real disco pioneer deejay from 1971-1979

 Jorge Wheeler [BoomBamakaoo] - real disco pioneer ...

[...] I can fully understand now why I was overshadow in those day. I wasn't promoted as well as these fine men (disco deejay) were. I knew I was in there class yet I was never observed or given the credit of existence [...]

 

Joseph D. Tarsia - legendary Sigma Sound Studios - owner

 Joseph D. Tarsia - legendary Sigma Sound Studios ...

[…] Ojay’s, Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes, Archie Bell and the Drells, First Choice, MFSB, Vince Montanna - Salsoul Orchestra, People’s Choice, The Trammps, The Jacksons, The Ritchie Family, Instant Funk, John Davis & the ...

 

Kenny Carpenter - disco pioneer deejay

 Kenny Carpenter - disco pioneer deejay

[...] I play many years - many vinyl disco songs and I have no problem with any soundcarrier but I prefer CD's because I don't wanna carry so heavy vinyls anymore :-) [...]

 

L. Russell Brown - early disco era song writer

 L. Russell Brown - early disco era song writer

[… A few songs he wrote: 1971 - "Knock Three Times" – Tony Orlando and Dawn  1973 - "Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Ole Oak Tree" – Tony Orlando and Dawn 1979 - "Gone Gone Gone" - Johnny ...

 

Larry Washington - disco era musician

 Larry Washington - disco era musician

[...] I had the opprutunity to play with and behind some of the up and coming Motown acts Eric and the Vikeings, the late Caroline Franklin whom was Aretha Franklin's sister - along with a host of acts [...]

 

Lary Sanders - first generation disco DJ

 Lary Sanders - first generation disco DJ

[...] Receiving a gold-record for helping Chic's "Dance, Dance, Dance" surpass 500,000 sale units without airplay was very coool! [...]

 

Leroy Burgess - disco pioneer

 Leroy Burgess - disco pioneer

[…] My first disco era record was "Weekend" by Phreek in 1978. That was the start of my disco years with cooperation to: Stevie Wonder, Jacksons, Gladys Knight, O'Jays, Earth Wind & Fire, Whispers, Manhattans, Sylvers, ...

 

Lester Temple - San Francisco disco pioneer DJ

 Lester Temple - San Francisco disco pioneer DJ

[...] kind of not deserved idolization that came in later years, i.e. Paul Oakenfold, Tiesto, Paul Van Dyke, etc. where people become rabid. Maybe it's result of the drugs or something [...]

 

Luis Mario Orellana - great USA disco pioneer DJ

 Luis Mario Orellana - great USA disco pioneer DJ

[...] It was after High School in the late 60’s my whole world was dancing and going to the Discotheques. In those days the magnificent mix of music & sounds I heard (Motown, Gospel, Rock & Roll) being played was enough to make me fall ...

 

Luis Ortega - legendary Mexican deejay who belong to first generation of deejays

 Luis Ortega - legendary Mexican deejay who belong ...

[…]  he starts his career as a DJ in the 1973. He was hired as an international DJ for discotheques like Regines (New York), Studio 1 (Los Angeles). He met Artists like Rod Stewart, Grace Jones, Lou Rawls, Gloria Gaynor, Donna Summer, ...

 

Marilyn Green Fisher - first disco DJ manager

 Marilyn Green Fisher - first disco DJ manager

[...] Tom Savarese was the first dj in the history of the industry to have a contractual agreement with a club, a record company, a hotel. He was the first dj to get credit on a record label. He was the first dj to get credit and billing displayed ...

 

Marilyn Rogers - one of the very few and first female DJs on planet Earth ...

 Marilyn Rogers - one of the very few and first ...

[...] she was deejay even before there were variable speed turntables and we slip-qued the mixes. Her first disco gig was 1975. She still keep in touch with: Gloria Gaynor, Evelyn Thomas, Evelyn “Champagne” King, DJs: Charlie ...

 

Mark Kamins - DJ who discovered Madonna

 Mark Kamins - DJ who discovered Madonna

[...] He discovered Madonna and produced her first hit song. "In the beginning DJ's had no respect, we were the same as the bartenders, busboys and bathroom cleaners. Now DJ's are pop stars." [...]

 

Marty Angelo

 Marty Angelo

[...] "The first time I ever got paid for playing records in a nightclub was in 1969. I was the first club DJ in Buffalo, New York." Marty is creator, producer and writer for Disco Step-by-Step - great TV disco show. [...]

 

Mel Cheren - disco grandfather ...

 Mel Cheren - disco grandfather ...

[...] legendary owner of West End Records co-owner of Paradise Garage and "My Life and the Paradise Garage - Keep On Dancin'" book author.  [...]

 

Michael O'Harro - famous disco owner

 Michael O'Harro - famous disco owner

[...] I dated Vicki Sue Robinson and Andrea True. I enjoy it when Andrea sang to me "More, More, More of Your Love" in a packed DISCO [...]

 

Mike Arato - disco DJ

 Mike Arato - disco DJ

[...] Dj's were respected and revered. At the same time, this respect only came to those of us who worked hard and continued to provide the entertainment that the club clientele expected [...]

 

Mike Freedberg - disco promotion and journalist

 Mike Freedberg - disco promotion and journalist

[...] 'Nightfall' magazine columnist MikeFreedberg interviewed Grace Jones, Donna Summer, Loleatta Holloway, the Trammps, and many others, as well as DJs such as Danae Jacovidis. [...]

 

Mike Rella - first deejay for 2001 Odyssey - legendary discotheque

 Mike Rella - first deejay for 2001 Odyssey - ...

[…] They filmed “Saturday Night Fever” movie @ 2001 Odyssey. On a sad note 2001 Odyssey Disco at 802-64th St. in Brooklyn NY is no longer standing […]

 

Mike Theodore - disco era artist

 Mike Theodore - disco era artist

[…] I started the disco music life at the beginning of disco with ‘Devils Gun’. I plan to do a book on the detroit scene and the disco period. […]

 

Patrick Labbate - '70 disco deejay

 Patrick Labbate - '70 disco deejay

[...] It Started right out of high school in 1975. First club I worked was in The Bronx called “The Edge”. I would play between sets of a group “Chazamataz”, Chazz Palminteri who wrote and starred in “A Bronx ...

 

Pete Denis - disco pioneer deejay

 Pete Denis - disco pioneer deejay

[...] In June 1971, I went to The Sanctuary and saw how Francis Grasso control the crowd and made everyone dance. I wanted that power. Then I saw how much women loved deejays. I loved women, so I knew what I had to do. They in turn, took me to ...

 

Peter Sis - Czech disco pioneer deejay

 Peter Sis - Czech disco pioneer deejay

[...] I became deejay 1968. I was questioned (kind of pesecution) by secret Police number of times, because of what I have said or the records / music I have played [...]

 

Peter Struve - disco pioneer DJ

 Peter Struve - disco pioneer DJ

[...] 1973 in SF was the disco ‘Rendovous’. Steve N and Chico Starr were the DJs. Steve gave me the two vinyl coies of Viola Will's, "If You Could Read My Mind" that were used to create the Disconet version. [...]

 

Phil Waterman - California disco pioneer DJ

 Phil Waterman - California disco pioneer DJ

[...] I met Bobby Viteritti in the late '70s in San Francisco at a privet club, the Trocadero Transfer, (Troc). Bobby had a unique mixing style and energy, kind of a smoothing "vibe" if you will, which became one of the main things ...

 

Philip Eskow - USA disco era pioneer

 Philip Eskow - USA disco era pioneer

[…] Philip was manager of the 2001 Odyssey Disco, home of “Saturday Night Fever” in Brooklyn, New York from 1975 to 1979 […]

 

Philip LeBash - disco deejay

 Philip LeBash - disco deejay

[...] The Philadelphia scene in 1973 - 1974 was so cool, center city had a little discotheque in the old city quarter called Harlows, were Kurt Borusiewicz was playing records [...]

 

Pierre Perpall - disco era artist

 Pierre Perpall - disco era artist

[...] it is evident that today, with the technology they have they are doing creativity with the talent of our peers, which is very sad, because it is not creative [...]

 

Raes - disco era artist

 Raes - disco era artist

[...] CHERRILL CUCANATO - I always felt that my R&B roots and ROBBIE BEVAN rock/pop roots were the combination sounds that defined the Raes. [...]

 

Ralph D'Agostino - pioneer disco deejay

 Ralph D'Agostino - pioneer disco deejay

[...] He was deejay at 2001 Odyssey - disco / location where famous and legendary movie 'Saturday Night Fever' was filmed. [...]

 

Ray 'pinky' Velazquez - disco pioneer deejay

 Ray 'pinky' Velazquez - disco pioneer deejay

[...] I preferred to take my crowds into a euphoria emotionally with my mixing talent and let my show do all of the talking [...]

 

Ray Martinez - disco musician and producer

 Ray Martinez - disco musician and producer

[...] I still recall that first time that I knocked on TK's door. 1975-76 I walked into TK Records, (Henry Stone my mentor), and started as a session player (keyboards). [...]

 

RC McWilliams - disco pioneer of USA

 RC McWilliams - disco pioneer of USA

[...] Without the early Soul & R&B artists there would never have been disco.  It took the progressive thinking artists to look toward the future to bring about the massive changes and sophisticated levels of dance music [...]

 

Rene Hewitt - disco deejay

 Rene Hewitt - disco deejay

[...] For this reason you don't find too many dj's today spinning the classics because it takes an art to mix them. [...]

 

Rob Harknett - early '70 UK disco pioneer DJ

 Rob Harknett - early '70 UK disco pioneer DJ

[...] Other time was when Motown recording artist, Jimmy Ruffin presented me with the TVDJA golden carrot award [...]

 

Robbie Leslie - disco DJ

 Robbie Leslie - disco DJ

[...] Robbie is one of those DJ's (a few) whose mixed records at legendary disco - Studio 54. "I'm not to wild about techno any more, but a good deal of house music and its derivatives still have a certain resonance for me." [...]

 

Roger St. Pierre - disco era journalist

 Roger St. Pierre - disco era journalist

[...] Had own columns in: New  Musical Express, Record Mirror, Melody Maker, Sounds, Beat Instrumental, Blues & Soul, Disco Mirror, Disco International & Club News. [...]

 

Ronnie Jones - excellent disco era DJ 'n' artist

 Ronnie Jones - excellent disco era DJ 'n' artist

[...] Since the beginning of 1971 I started deejaying, but quit in 1995. I didn't feel that I was capable of appreciating the new music of today [...]

 

SALVATORE CUSATO - italian disco deejay, pioneer

 SALVATORE CUSATO - italian disco deejay, pioneer

[...] it is a pleasure to travel and enjoy the company of discotheque veterans but techno and house dj of today are soo snobbish and feel soo "big"(?) stars [...] 

 

Starr Arning - Billboard Disco Hot 100 coordinator

 Starr Arning - Billboard Disco Hot 100 coordinator

[...] I'll be happy to give you info on what it was like to start Billboard Magazine's Disco Hot 100 chart and then go into national record promotion [...]

 

Steve Fabus - NYC disco pioneer DJ

 Steve Fabus - NYC disco pioneer DJ

[...] Steve Fabus is one of the first nationally recognized DJ's that originated during the disco era in San Francisco. In his long career he has also had DJ residencies in New York City and Los Angeles. [...]

 

Steve Mack - pioneer DJ

 Steve Mack - pioneer DJ

[...] USA '70 disco pioneer deejay. "The bigger the club, the bigger the responsibility. If you don't do your job, all the other workers in the club make less money, less tips, etc." [...]

 

Stories - early '70 disco star

 Stories - early '70 disco star

[…] Your two 1973 hit tracks/songs 'brother louie' (what a supa great hit!!) and 'mammy blue' were extremely popular in Europe and sounds much better – than other versions, because of your unique voice sound. […]

 

Tee Scott - disco deejay and producer

 Tee Scott - disco deejay and producer

[...] I don't know that Tee ever "decided" to become a DJ. He just was one. That was long before anyone was mixing music. [...]

 

Theo Loyla - UK disco DJ and journalist

 Theo Loyla - UK disco DJ and journalist

[...] He started djing 1966 and won the Radio Luxembourg Scotch Cassette DJ of the Year contest in 1974. "To me a dj who doesn't speak is wasting a vital way of communicating with his audience. The best is a dj who can mix and talk over" ...

 

Thorir Baldursson - disco era musician and pioneer

 Thorir Baldursson - disco era musician and pioneer

[…] Started in Munich 1972 and it was very exciting to me working with artists like: Donna Summer, Grace Jones and Elton John. […]

 

Tony Hadland - one of the first disco DJ's in UK

 Tony Hadland - one of the first disco DJ's in UK

[...] DJs are like waiters: it's the chef who is the artist, the waiter simply presents the creation as beautifully as possible to the client [...]

 

TONY JUSTICE - disco pioneer ...

 TONY JUSTICE - disco pioneer ...

[...] As an early pioneer, Tony used microphone to introduce the songs and didn't have luxury of pitch control with BPM as we have now. He didn't need it for his blends were always on beat [...]

 

Tony Prince - Radio Luxembourg & DMC legend

 Tony Prince - Radio Luxembourg & DMC legend

[...] He is DMC founder and DJ of the legendary Radio Luxembourg 208. "It was the time of Saturday Night Fever. The UK was 'disco crazy'." [...]

 

Tony Valor - disco era artist / producer

 Tony Valor - disco era artist / producer

[...] He scored significant club hits under his own name and also with several different artists late '70s and early '80s: Maryann Farra (1976's "Do Those Little Things," the first 12" single on Brunswick Records) and Touch ...

 

Tyrone G. Kersey (RIP)

 Tyrone G. Kersey (RIP)

[...] as one of the members of MFSB, Salsoul Orchestra and the Trammps he worked with the best: Vincent Montana, Jr, Kenny Gamble, Lon Huff and Tom Bell [...]

 

Walter Mengoni – Italian disco pioneer deejay

 Walter Mengoni – Italian disco pioneer deejay

 [...] I did start in 1975 in RADIO URBINO MONTEFELTRO, and then I started as disco deejay, in 1977 - club name SKORPIO [...]

 

Wardell Piper - Disco Era Artist

 Wardell Piper - Disco Era Artist

 [...] I knew when I saw Supremes at the age of seven that I wanted to be a singer. In '68 I had the pleasure of meeting Rochelle Fleming in junior high and she asked me to join the group The Debonettes later known as the First Choice [...]

 

Wendel Edmonds - disco era pioneer deejay

 Wendel Edmonds - disco era pioneer deejay

[...] I officially started Djing at the Brothers 4 on the Cape in 1975. I really didn’t start mixing until a year later after hearing dj’s like Jimmy Stuart, John Luongo, Cosmo Wyatt. I was once introduced to Larry Levan by Richard Long ...

 

Yarborough & Peoples - excellent disco star

 Yarborough & Peoples - excellent disco star

[...] We made many friends while in Los Angeles. People like Evelyn “Champagne” King, Stevie Wonder, Donna Summer, Donny & Marie Osmond, Ashford & Simpson, of course, 

 


ARTICLES ABOUT DISCO HISTORY (over 30 texts):


* DISCO BOOKS - information and knowledge ...

 * DISCO BOOKS - information and knowledge ...

[...] During the '70 and '80, there were many disco books and publications written - today, we can find only just a few of them but this is the best source of information and

 

* DISCO ARTISTS and ALBUMS - very rare material

 * DISCO ARTISTS and ALBUMS - very rare material

[...] great and unique scans of rare disco era book - artist names, pictures, discography with catalogue numbers, etc. [...]

 

* DISCO EQUIPMENT - story in pictures

 * DISCO EQUIPMENT - story in pictures

[...] very rare and unique pictures of disco era equipment - not possible to see any other internet space ( over 300 pictures) / ALSO EXTREMELY RARE AND UNIQUE PICTURES - CONSOLES BEFORE DISCO  - - - OF THE YEAR 1926(!!) [...]

 

* DISCONET STORY

 * DISCONET STORY

[...] DISCONET provided mixed/segued DJ dance sets, not only to make the DJs job a bit easier, but to expose club goers to new music [...]

* Radio Luxembourg 208 - Legend of the '70

 * Radio Luxembourg 208 - Legend of the '70

[...] Radio Luxembourg 208 - the station which was known as 'planet earth's biggest commercial radio-station' influenced my whole life since I started listening back in 1969 aged 17 [...]

 

* Richard Long (1933-1986)

 * Richard Long (1933-1986)

[...] Founder of RLA (Richard Long and Associates), dance club sound designers during the disco heydays of the '70s and '80s. Unique story - no other like this entire internet [...]  

 

* ROGER SQUIRE - invented phrase "Mobile Disco" 1966

 * ROGER SQUIRE - invented phrase "Mobile Disco" ...

[...] Roger Squire started out doing some disco events in the late 60's. Into the 70's this led to selling gear to other jocks. He was very first person on planet Earth invented (june 1966) phrase "Mobile Discotheque" [...]

 

100 BEST ALBUMS of DISCO ERA

 100 BEST ALBUMS of DISCO ERA

[...] List and cover pictures. In 1974 disco emerged from its underground existence - the new music style made more adepts across the dance floors all over the world [...]

 

100 BEST ARTISTS of DISCO ERA

 100 BEST ARTISTS of DISCO ERA

[...] List of names and pictures - The disco era really made people/groups who usually didn't made dance/disco tracks try their luck in the disco heaven [...]

 

100 BEST DEEJAYS of DISCO ERA

 100 BEST DEEJAYS of DISCO ERA

[...] List and pictures. Jimmy Savile launched the world's first DJ dance party in 1943 by playing jazz in the Loyal Order of Ancient Shepherd's in Otley, England [...]

 

12" DISCO SINGLE - story in pix

 12" DISCO SINGLE - story in pix

[...] Inventor of 12" maxi disco single was DJ and producer Tom Moulton who first had begun to mix two 7" - 45rpm singles of the same song [...]  

 

Dance Talk - great knowledge about disco era

 Dance Talk - great knowledge about disco era

[...] I BELIEVE THAT MANY OF THE DISCO ICONS THAT PAST AWAY DURING THE 70's AND 80's WERE NOT THE REASON THE DISCO INDUSTRY SUPPOSEDLY "DIED". [...]

 

DISCO HISTORY - over 30 pages text

 DISCO HISTORY - over 30 pages text

[...] The history of disco music and dance culture, indeed all history, is really a remix of opinions, experiences and facts [...]

 

Disco: It Never Really Died, Did It?

 Disco: It Never Really Died, Did It?

[...] Discotheques did not begin with disco music. Discotheques, literally, were bars where a disc jockey played records, as opposed to live entertainment [...]

 

DiscoMix - 2006 articles of Barry Lederer - legendary disco pioneer DJ

 DiscoMix - 2006 articles of Barry Lederer - ...

[…] “I wrote this primarily to dispute Tim Lawrence's book "Love Saves the Day". As someone who was there both at David's and the Island, I know the story. I loved the Loft, but disco started at the Island when Billboard disco ...

 

DISCOTHEQUES USA - rare and unique scans

 DISCOTHEQUES USA - rare and unique scans

[...] LIST OF LATE '70 DISCOTHEQUES - USA - PHOTO REVIEW - excellent scans to check USA disco history [...]   

 

THE SALSOUL RECORDS - story in pictures

 THE SALSOUL RECORDS - story in pictures

[...] The Salsoul Orchestra sound was a big and unique sound, with lush, cascading melodies and enormous, entrancing breaks. [...]

 

Time Capsule - a lot of disco facts

 Time Capsule - a lot of disco facts

[...] The year was 1975, the world was treated to many new motion pictures. 'Jaws' was scaring people out of the water, 'Tommy' a rock opera, came to the silver screen, The Grammy awards recognized new gifted artists [...]

 

WORLD WORST - "artists" - ever! - by Yahu Pawul

 WORLD WORST - "artists" - ever! - by Yahu Pawul

[… ] 73 names. There are many lists going around the world today: best movie, best deejays, etc. Well, djsportal is now going flip flop this and propose THE WORST “ARTISTS” IN THE MUSIC HISTORY LIST. […]

 

WORLD WORST DEEJAYS - ever! - by Yahu Pawul

 WORLD WORST DEEJAYS - ever! - by Yahu Pawul

[…] 50 names + pix. There are many lists going around the world today: best movie, best deejays, etc. Well, djsportal is now going flip flop this and propose THE WORST DJ’s LIST […]  

 

DISCO CALENDAR - birthday dates

 DISCO CALENDAR - birthday dates

[…] Close to 200 very hard to find birthday dates of disco era stars […]


+ thousands of rare and unique pictures and scans ...


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Info o autorze:

 

Autor jest jednym z najznamienitszych deejayów pionierów pracujący w tym zawodzie od samego początku czyli wczesnych lat ’70. 

Równolegle zajmował się i nadal zajmuje światową historią dyskotek i deejayów.

 Tu są o nim informacje: http://1952yahudeejay1970.blogspot.com 

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Info about the author:

The author is one of the finest pionier deejays working in this profession from the beginning of very early ‘70. 

In parallel, he was and still is a world discotheques and deejays historian who search and save history for now and future generations.

 Here is information about him: http://1952yahudeejay1970.blogspot.com/


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