70's Dance and Music

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Dance

The most popular dances in the 70's

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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

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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

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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

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

The British band

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

ABBA

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

The Bee Gees songs

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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

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

1979

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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

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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

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

Michael Jackson "Moon Walk"

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

Dancing in the Dark

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