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On this day in History: 1979 – Chic’s “Good Times” hits #1 on the pop charts

On this day in History: August 18th, 1979 – Chic’s “Good Times” hits #1 on the pop charts. In the final decadent years of the disco era, the group Chic reached the height of their popularity just as their musical … Continue reading

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On this day in History: 1980 “I Will Survive” wins the first—and last—Grammy ever awarded for Best Disco Recording

On this day in History: 1980 “I Will Survive” wins the first—and last—Grammy ever awarded for Best Disco Recording After watching it utterly dominate the musical landscape of the late 1970s, the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences gave … Continue reading

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Maurice White, Founder of Earth, Wind & Fire, Dies at 74

February 4th, 2016. Maurice White, the founder and leader of Earth, Wind & Fire, whose genre-defying music made it one of the most successful bands of the 1970s, has died at his home in Los Angeles. He was 74. The … Continue reading

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Way Back Machine – Van Halen – You Really Got Me

Van Halen – “You Really Got Me” I heard this on House of Hair with Dee Snider reminded me of playing this record at the White Horse Inn in Swanage, in the UK, back in the very early 1980’s, when … Continue reading

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