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1 hour
First broadcast:
Thursday 21 April 2011

Dave Pearce continues his exploration of the last four decades of dance music.

This week it's a Norman invasion, as Norman Jay MBE chooses his ultimate 12", and Norman Cook aka Fatboy Slim steps up as our godlike DJ; the spotlight is firmly on disco, with music from Slick, Brothers Johnson and Teena Marie; and legendary disco diva Loleatta Holloway gets two look-ins, as featured vocalist with the Salsoul Orchestra, and as sampled by Italo-house producers Black Box.

There's also a groundbreaking track from Grandmaster Flash and The Furious Five, and music from Patti Day, Kechia Jenkins and Energy 52.

Plus, Dave features your clubland stories and memories, including a cat on the dancefloor, breakdancing 78-year-olds, and a man in a suitcase! You can share your own memories by e-mailing Dave at Dave.Pearce@bbc.co.uk.

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