Rhino has assembled a good collection of commercially popular disco tunes, but the real reason for disco's popularity - the extended mixes that created the backbone of club culture and enabled people to dance for hours - has eluded them. All the tracks featured in this collection are radio edits. Consequently, the listener is faced with a collection of dated ditties rather than hearing the tunes as they were meant to be heard: dancefloor epics that sweep you up.
Fantastic Box Set covering the Motown Years, over 110 tracks, including "Where Did Our Love Go," "Dancing In The Street," "Jimmy Mack," "I Heard It Through The Grapevine," "Behind The Painted Smile," "The Tears of Clown," "The Tracks of My Tears," & "This Old Heart of Mine," to name just a few. Great songs from a great era, if you grew up during this period you'll love these songs, & the quality of the recordings is as usual from Readers Digest excellent!
The brand ZDF disco with Ilya Richter is also after 40 years still a cult and the Non plus extremist in the 70s fan scene. Now, therefore, there is, after the great success of the first both relays, quite a special highlight. "Disco - The Long Versions" contains the specially long versions of the 1970s as well as many pearls and rare Maxi versions. With Boney M., Village People, Smokie, Patrick Hernandez, Kiss, Secret service among other things whole very nicely.
GQ originally formed in 1968 as Sabu & The Survivors. They released three albums on Arista Records between 1979 and 1981. DISCO NIGHTS was their debut album and also their most successful spending five weeks at the #2 position in the R&B charts and reaching #13 in the Pop chart. DISCO NIGHTS (ROCK FREAK) was the first single from the album and gained them the #1 spot in the R&B charts as well as #3 in the Disco chart and #12 in the Pop chart. It sold over one million copies in the US alone and has become an ultimate Dance classic.