70's Dance and Music

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Dance

The most popular dances in the 70's

1970 - 1971

The most popular dances from the 1970’s are in the disco and punk categories, and dances from both gained enormous popularity by the middle part of the decade. The two categories are very flashy with flashing coloured dance floors.

Queen

1971 - 1972

Queen were a popular British band formed in 1971. The original band members were Freddie Mercury(lead vocals, Piano), Brian May(guitar, vocals), John Deacon (Bass Guitar) and Roger Taylor ( Drums, vocals). Some of the most well known Queen songs are: Bohemian Rhapsody, We Will Rock You.

Led Zepplim concert

1972 - 1973

Led Zepplim concert in Singapore was cancelled because Led Zepplim was not let off the plain because of their long hair.

Before the Nut-bush

1973 - 1974

Before the Nut-bush in 1973 it was called the Madison.

The British band

1974 - 1975

The British band " The clash" Gave “Punk” allot of popularity by showing how good punk can be.

ABBA

1976 - 1977

Dancing Queen, was released in August 1976, a pop song recorded by a Swedish group called ABBA .

The Bee Gees songs

1977 - 1978

The Bee Gees songs played a huge roll in the line of pop, disco and other styles, inspiring many new songs and dance for the early 1980’s.

1978

1978 - 1979

Last Dance was a 1978 hit song by singer Donna Summer. The song appeared on the Thank God It’s Friday movie soundtrack.

1979

1979 - 1980

On July 12, 1979 in the United States, an anti-disco protest in Chicago called “Disco Demolition Night” had shown that an angry backlash against disco and its culture.

Dance Pop

1980 - 1981

Dance-pop is dance-oriented pop music that originated in the early 1980s, it is generally up-tempo music intended for clubs but also suitable for contemporary hit radio.

MTV

1981 - 1982

MTV launches their first video, “Video Killed The Radio Star” by the Buggles.

Michael Jackson "Moon Walk"

1982 - 1983

In 1982, Michael Jackson made history by performing what became known as the “moonwalk dance”

Dancing in the Dark

1984 - 1985

Dancing in the Dark" was a featured song throughout the 1984-1985

Music

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