The Simplicity of the Disco 12'' Single

The genre of Disco inherited its name from the French term “discotheque”, meaning a library of records, or what clubs, that played records instead of showcasing bands, began to be called in the late 60s/ early 70s. When listening to a Disco track, one can hear hints of Jazz and Latin, but what sets itself apart from its predecessors is its lengthy hypnotic tracks that go on for minutes at a time, cue Donna Summer’s “Love To Love You Baby” at 16:48.

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