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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 produced by Allan Carr - who was also responsible for the mega-musical Grease (1978) - as a vehicle for the...

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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1 9 9 2 - 1 9 9 3 (UK) 12 x 50 minute episodes A rare BBC excursion into feminist drama. focusing on a women-only minicab...

Engelbert Humperdinck Show, The

1 9 6 9 - 1 9 7 0 (UK) 18 x 60 minute episodes This hour-long late-night variety show was produced by ATV and aired on...

Not In Front Of The Children

1 9 6 7 - 1 9 7 0 (UK) 37 x episodes 2 x Christmas specials Beginning as a 1967 Comedy Playhouse presentation, Not in Front of the Children was...

My Wildest Dream

1 9 5 6 - 1 9 5 7 (UK) This 30-minute panel show from Granada featured the urbane Terry-Thomas leading the panel, with his three...

Spartacus (1960)

It took twelve million dollars, two years of intensive planning and 8,000 Spanish extras to complete this epic costume drama starring (and produced by)...

Key, The

Greg Hearnden   Vocals, guitar James Robinson   Bass, vocals Scott Egginton   Drums Graham Hill Bass

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kids

1 9 7 3 - 1 9 7 4 (USA) 13 x 30 minute episodes Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kids was the name of a world-famous...

Cabbage Patch Kids

The most popular kids of the 1980s had ugly fat squished faces, stumpy arms and chubby little hands . . . They were The...
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