Disco: Spinning the Story (2005)
1h 14min · Documentary · 7 June 2005
With dance music legend Gloria Gaynor as host, "Disco: Spinning the Story" takes a comprehensive look at the evolution of the 1970's music and cultural phenomenon. The film showcases new interviews with funk pioneer George Clinton, members of Chic, Village People, The Trammps, producer/songwriter Giorgio Moroder, hip-hop icon Kurtis Blow, remix legend Tom Moulton, "Disco: Step-by-Step"® producer, Marty Angelo and even Bob Weir of The Grateful Dead. Plus there are vintage interview clips with Donna Summer, Harry Wayne "KC" Casey, and Studio 54 co-owner, the late Steve Rubell. Also included are highlights of explosive performances by some of disco's finest including Donna Summer, KC & The Sunshine Band, Bee Gees, Chic, Trammps, Gloria Gaynor, Rose Royce, Labelle, Hues Corporation, Commodores, Blondie, Rod Stewart and Barry White. As well as artists who inspired and fostered the disco sound including vintage performances by Delfonics, Supremes, Temptations, James Brown, early Kool and the Gang, Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes and more. So put on your boogie shoes and get on up!
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