I’ve mentioned it in passing. I’ve alluded to it. I’ve, um, danced all around it. Now the time has come to give it its due, to address it head on.
From roughly 1974 to 1980, nothing was more polarizing on the popular music scene than disco. If dancing was your thing, disco was just about the greatest thing ever invented. If not, well, “Disco Sucks,” as the t-shirts and bumper stickers said.