Rock Bands That Dipped a Toe in The Disco Pool

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  1. NRBQ

    NRBQ Senior Member

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    I love Rock the Cashah, it's funky and very musical, was it them selling out? Don't care, I like it and that's all that matters. Matter of fact yesterday Rock The Casbah led me on Youtube to the London Calling album, haven't heard it in years. And LC lead me back to the Sex Pistols NMTB LP, that's all I could take though, now that I'm old and into disco! Wee DISCO! Well you can tell by the way I walk I'm a women's man no time to talk.
     
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    The Eagles - One of These Nights
     
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    I'm late to the thread, so naturally, the four that I always cite whenever I think of this have already been mentioned.

    "Another Brick in the Wall, Part 2" (rhythm section is undeniable, IMO)
    "Trampled Under Foot"
    "I Was Made for Loving You"
    "Miss You"
     
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    Jymbopalyse Senior Member

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    Ozzy and Madonna did a disco Crazy Train remix.

    I tried to find a LiNk but they were all "unavailable"
     
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    Yeah, I had a Was (Not Was) CD, the one with 'Walk the Dinosaur' and it had an Ozzy dance track. I can only remember it as fucking awful.
     
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    Not exactly a "rock" band, but The Four Seasons made a comeback in '75 with "Oh What A Night!".... late December back in '63, what a very special time for me, what a lady..what a night.......
     
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    The Reverend and his boys did it but they made it cool (like everything they do)

     
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    there is a lot of cheesy disco for sure. but how about one of the baddest rhythm guitar motherfuchers to ever strap one on? he wrote and played on more hits than you have pairs of socks...

     
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    I remember that song as a kid, it kind of resides in the Billy Don't Be A Hero, The Night Chicago Died category.
     
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    Hey everybody it's time to Disco up.

     
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    The Rolling Stones : If I Was a Dancer.
     
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    Most post-punk bands of the late 70s/early 80s took the ever present pounding four-on-floor and 16th-note high-hats of disco, and combined them with droning guitars to create the foundation for a lot of future new wave and college/goth/alternative rock.

    I always think Stephen Morris (Joy Division/New Order) sounds like he's drumming to some Bee Gees song.
     
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    Anything by The Average White Band...........
     

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