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The Joy of Disco

Duration: 01:05

Documentary about how a much-derided music actually changed the world. Between 1969 and 1979 disco soundtracked gay liberation, foregrounded female desire in the age of feminism and led to the birth of modern club culture as we know it today, before taking the world by storm. With contributions from Nile Rogers, Robin Gibb, Kathy Sledge and Ian Schrager.

Available since: Fri 24 Feb 2012


Ben Whalley
Ben Whalley
Executive Producer
Mark Cooper

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The Joy of Disco

How the much-derided music genre of disco actually changed the world.

First broadcast: 02 Mar 2012

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