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Car Wash (1976)

A close-knit group of black employees at a Los Angeles car wash have all manner of strange visitors coming onto their forecourt one day,...

Can’t Stop The Music (1980)

Can't Stop the Music was made by Allan Carr, who was also responsible for the mega-musical Grease (1978), as a vehicle for the promotion of the Village...

Village People

Part clever concept, part exaggerated camp act, the Village People were worldwide sensations during disco's heyday and seemed to keep reviving like the phoenix. French disco...

Heatwave

This British-based multiracial disco band were a breeding ground for future top writing and producing talent. Keyboard player Rod Temperton (who wrote their 1977...

Donna Summer

Donna Summer was born LaDonna Adrian Gaines on 31 December 1948 in the Dorchester community of Boston. One of seven children raised by devout Christian parents, Donna...

Trammps, The

Disco's most soulful vocal group began in the 60s as The Volcanoes and were also called The Moods. A snappy revival of Judy Garland's 1940s tune Zing...

Chic

Chic formed in New York in 1977, primarily as a working unit for guitarist Nile Rodgers and bassist Bernard Edwards who had started out...

Studio 54

The late 1970s saw a huge Disco boom across the world, fuelled by the success of the 1977 movie Saturday Night Fever. As the...

Disco

In 1976, there were an estimated 10,000 discos open in the US, as opposed to only 1,500 in 1974. Before Saturday Night Fever (1977), disco was...

Disco Music

The major new movement which began in the USA in 1975 and would spread its influence worldwide, was disco music. Originally regarded by many...

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So This Is Hollywood

1 9 5 5 (USA) 24 x 30 minute episodes Queenie Dugan (Mitzi Green) and Kim Tracy (Virginia Gibson) share a room at the La Paloma Courts on...

Yellow Balloon, The (1953)

A young boy dies while playing in the ruins of a London neighbourhood destroyed during the blitz. His friend, who was with him at the...

Blossom Toes

Blossom Toes were a quintessentially English psychedelic pop band active between 1967 and 1969. The band's debut album, We Are Ever So Clean, was presented...

What’s On Next?

1 9 7 6 - 1 9 7 8 (UK) 23 x 30 minute episodes This comedy series was produced by Thames Television and written by Dave...

Young Guns (1988)

In this version of the legend of Billy the Kid, the young William H Bonney joins a wealthy rancher's gang of young guns. When the...

Battletruck (1982)

A world after the 21st-century oil wars - with energy at a premium, a global fuel shortage and the Earth's food and resources running...

Sepultura

Brazilian thrash metal band formed in Sao Paolo in 1983 by teenage brothers Max and Igor Cavelera (on guitar and drums respectively) with guitarist...

Man Who Fell To Earth, The (1976)

An alien (David Bowie in his first starring role) masquerades as wealthy corporate honcho Thomas Jerome Newton to cover up his true mission. After landing in...