Disco's decline in popularity after Disco Demolition Night was rapid. On July 21, 1979, the top six records on the U.S. music charts were disco songs. By September 22, there were no disco songs in the US Top 10 chart, with the exception of Herb Alpert's instrumental "Rise," a smooth jazz composition with some disco overtones.
Subcategories. This category has the following 10 subcategories, out of 10 total. American disco songs (51 C, 24 P)
The following lists groups or individuals primarily associated with the disco era of the 1970s and some of their most noteworthy disco hits. Numerous artists, not usually considered disco artists, implemented some of the styles and sounds of disco music, and are also included.
A genre of music that grew out of 1960s and 1970s Funk and Soul. disco was a popular form of dance music, known especially for its thudding 4/4 beat, and typically lush arrangements. Good for roller skating. Many lyrics were about thinking about sex, dancing or just having a good time, though there were a few socially conscious disco songs.
It was launched as the Disco Action Top 30 chart on August 28, 1976, and became the first chart by Billboard to document the popularity of dance music. The first number-one song on the chart for the issue dated August 28, 1976, was " You Should Be Dancing " by the Bee Gees , spending five weeks atop the chart and the group's only number-one ...
Disco became so popular by the late 1970s that record companies pushed even non-disco artists (R&B bands, for example) to produce disco songs. When the backlash against disco started, known as " Disco sucks ", dance music went from being produced by major label studios to being created by DJs in the underground club scene.
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DiscoMusic.com presents the only definitive list of the 700 top Disco songs of the 1970s & 80s as selected by top club DJs from the United States, Canada & Europe. Obscure underground disco songs to the more popular dance tracks touching on classic disco, funk, hi-nrg, Italo-disco, freestyle, dance rock, urban, garage and more.
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Thanks, SoulTrackers for casting thousands of votes for the "Best Disco Songs." And what great choices you made! The fantastic Evelyn "Champagne" King topped the voting with her debut hit, "Shame," and there are 99 other inspired choices. So get ready to dance as you check out your picks. And now you can hear our list too, on our new Spotify playlist below!
- The 35 Best Disco Songs Ever.
- #35 Best Disco Song: Rick James - Super Freak.
- #34 Best Disco Song: Rose Royce - Car Wash.
- #33 Best Disco Song: Prince - 1999.