The Foote FIles: Yvonne EllimanShe charted five times on the Billboard Hot 100, scoring her only #1 hit on the Hot 100 in the spring/summer of 1978 called “If I Can’t Have You.”
The Foote Files: KC And The Sunshine BandThis disco band from Hialeah, Florida was popular from 1975 to 1979, successful on the Top 40 charts and definitely embraced the disco sound.
The Foote Files: Van McCoy & The HustleOne of the most successful songs of the summer of 1975 had very few lyrics but was right on point for the upcoming disco age that would last another five to six years.
The Foote Files: Donna SummerBorn La Donna Adrian Gaines on December 31, 1948, Summer was probably the best known singer/songwriter/actress of the 1970s disco era.
The Foote Files: Disco With Dan HartmanThe disco sound in America was still going strong in 1978 and “Instant Replay” put Hartman on the limelight as a solo artist.
The Foote Files: One-Hit Wonder Wednesday: "Dynomite"The song was inspired by a word used by actor Jimmie Walker on the CBS hit show “Good Times” which ran on the network from 1974-1979 with 133 episodes.
The Disco Music Era Of The '70sI remember the disco era from the 1970s like it was yesterday. In looking back, very few events have had such an impact in the worlds of media, culture and lifestyle as did disco.
The Top 10 Songs Of 1975We're looking back to 1975, and the 10 most popular songs in the nation! It was quite a year. The Vietnam War ended and President Ford had only been in office for a few months.
Robin Gibb Dies After Long Cancer BattleRobin Gibb died at 62 on Sunday "following his long battle with cancer and intestinal surgery," his family announced in a statement. Gibb is the second disco-era star to die this week.
Disco Queen Donna Summer Dead At 63Singer Donna Summer, whose songs defined the music of the Disco 70′s has died after a battle with cancer, according to her family.