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CAN YOU FEEL THE FORCE? THE JOHN LUONGO DISCO MIXES. 

Can You Feel The Force? The John Luongo Disco Mixes. Label: Groove Line Records.   After graduating from the Northeastern University in Boston, with a degree in Civil Engineering, twenty-four year old John Luongo decided to turn his back on the world of engineering and become a full-time DJ. He had been DJ-ing for five …

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DON RAY-GARDEN OF LOVE.

DON RAY-GARDEN OF LOVE. Although Don Ray played an important role in European disco music, working with Marc Cerrone and Alec Constandinos, Don only ever released one solo album, Garden of Love, released in 1978. Garden of Love was co-produced by Marc Cerrone, who released albums like Love In C Minor, Cerrone’s Paradise and Supernature. …

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CERRONE-LOVE IN C MINOR.

CERRONE-LOVE IN C MINOR. Recently, I wrote about Cerrone’s second album Cerrone’s Paradise, released in 1977. The album that inadvertently started Marc Cerrone’s solo career was Love In C Minor, released the year before, in 1976. After this, Marc Cerrone would go on to become one of the biggest selling artists of the disco era, …

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COSMIC MACHINE.

COSMIC MACHINE. After the initial optimism of the liberated, swinging and psychedelic sixties, the events of Altamont Free Concert, meant many people were pleased to see a new decade dawn. As the sixties became the seventies, music started to change. It was revolution rather evolution. This was a long way from 1962, when The Beatles …

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CERRONE-CERRONE’S PARADISE.

CERRONE-CERRONE’S PARADISE. During the disco era, it wasn’t just American labels like Salsoul, Casablanca, SAM and TK that were producing some of the greatest disco music. Over in Europe, producers like Giorgio Moroder, Frank Farian, Claude Francois, Don Ray and Cerrone were releasing some of the most cutting-edge, contemporary dance music. One of these producers, …

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JOHNNY D PRESENTS DISCO JAMMS VOLUME 1.

JOHNNY D PRESENTS DISCO JAMMS VOLUME 1. Nowadays, for anyone wanting to try to become a DJ, the equipment is very different to the equipment Johnny “D” DeMairo learnt his trade on. For the wannabe DJ, they can choose from CD decks, USB controllers with software like Traktor or if they’re traditional or old school …

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