In this candid retrospective of the disco era, 40 men and women who reigned over the dance music industry of the 1970s and 1980s recall their lives and careers before, during and after the genre's explosion. Artists interviewed include Alfa Anderson, formerly of Chic; Ed Cermanski and Robert Upchurch of The Trammps; Sarah Dash; producer John Davis; Janice Marie Johnson of A Taste of Honey; France Joli; Denis LePage of Lime; Randy Jones of the Village People; Studio 54 DJ Robbie Leslie; Rob Parissi of Wild Cherry; Bonnie Pointer; producer Warren Schatz; Debbie, Joni and Kim Sledge of Sister Sledge; and many more.
|Publication date:||31st March 2016|
|Publisher:||McFarland & Co Inc|
|Categories:||Rock & Pop music, Individual composers & musicians, specific bands & groups,|
James Arena is a New York-based author, host and commentator who has been featured on MSNBC, Fox, SiriusXM and other networks. He is the author of various pop culture books a recipient of a G.E.M.A. Foundation/City of Philadelphia award for preserving dance music history.More About James Arena