New series. 1/6. Dance specialist DJ Dave Pearce presents an essential alphabetical guide to disco, which he cites as a catalyst for his own role in dance music. The series explores four decades of popular and obscure recordings, with this first instalment covering letters A to D, featuring Bee Gees and Chic classics. And expect a spin of Cameroonian musician Manu Dibango 's 1972 track
Soul Makossa , widely regarded as perhaps the earliest example of disco. Producer Rowan Collinson
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