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Giorgio Moroder - 88% match to Cerrone

Genres: Drama Dance Horror Comedy Soundtracks Disco Action & Adventure Classical Sci-Fi / Fantasy Electronic & Ambient
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26 April 1940, Ortisei, Val Gardena, Italy. Although Moroder is probably best-known as a pioneer of electronic music and as an instrumental figure in the development of 70s disco music, he has won three Academy Awards and four Golden Globe awards for his film soundtrack work. During a career that began in the late 60s, he has produced the work of some of popular music’s Read more

Patrick Hernandez - 68% match to Cerrone

Genres: Disco Eclectic
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Sylvester - 59% match to Cerrone

Genres: Funk Dance Disco Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Urban & Rap Eclectic Music & Radio
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Sylvester James, 6 September 1947, Los Angeles, California, USA, d. 12 June 1988. Having moved to San Francisco in 1967, James joined the Cockettes, an androgynous theatrical group with whom he made his debut on New Year’s Eve 1970. He subsequently pursed a career as ‘Ruby Blue’ before putting together the Hot Band with James Q. Smith (guitar), Bobby Blood (tr Read more

Imagination - 58% match to Cerrone

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
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One of the most successful British funk bands of the early 80s, Imagination was formed by the idiosyncratically named Leee John (John Lesley McGregor, 23 June 1957, Hackney, London, England; vocals), Ashley Ingram (b. 27 November 1960, Northampton, England; guitar) and Errol Kennedy (b. Montego Bay, Jamaica, West Indies). John (of St. Lucian descent) was educated in New York Read more

Donna Summer - 57% match to Cerrone

Genres: R&B / Soul Disco Pop / Rock Dance Funk Musicals & The Arts Soundtracks Television Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts Christian & Gospel Disco Documentaries Electronic & Ambient
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LaDonna Adrian Gaines, 31 December 1948, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Summer’s peerless hit singles ‘Love To Love You Baby’ and ‘I Feel Love’ made her the best-known of all 70s disco divas. Having sung with rock bands in Boston, the singer moved to Europe in 1968 and appeared in German versions of Hair and Porgy And Bess, later marrying Austrian actor Read more

Chic - 55% match to Cerrone

Genres: R&B / Soul Disco Funk Pop / Rock Dance Comedy
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Probably the band of the disco generation, Chic was built around Nile Rodgers (19 September 1952, New York, USA; guitar) and Bernard Edwards (b. 31 October 1952, Greenville, North Carolina, USA, d. 18 April 1996, Tokyo, Japan; bass). During the 60s Rodgers had played in a rock group, New World Rising, before joining the Apollo Theatre house band. Edwards had played with seve Read more

Sister Sledge - 54% match to Cerrone

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Disco Funk Music Videos & Concerts R&B / Soul Soundtracks
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Debra (9 July 1954), Joan (b. 13 September 1956), Kim (b. 21 August 1957) and Kathy Sledge (b. 6 January 1959) were all born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. They started their recording career on the Money Back label with 1971’s ‘Time Will Tell’. A short time working as backing singers followed before the quartet enjoyed a series of minor R& Read more

Boney M. - 45% match to Cerrone

Genres: Dance Pop / Rock Holiday & Seasonal Disco Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
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In 1976, German-based producer and composer Frank Farian invented a group to front a single he had already recorded, ‘Baby Do You Wanna Bump?’, which sold well in Belgium and Holland. The line-up was Marcia Barrett (14 October 1948, Jamaica; vocals), Bobby Farrell (b. 6 October 1949, Aruba, West Indies; vocals), Liz Mitchell (b. 12 July 1952, Clarendon, Jamaica; vo Read more

Loleatta Holloway - 40% match to Cerrone

Genres: Disco Funk Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Dance
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5 November 1946, Chicago, Illinois, USA. With her full-bodied gospelized vocals, which lent tremendous energy to her disco recordings, Holloway, as one of the leading disco divas, epitomized like no other singer of her day the transition of African-American popular music from soul to disco in the late 70s. She started in the church singing gospel, and sang with the famed Car Read more

StarSound - 39% match to Cerrone

Genres: R&B / Soul
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The credit for the Star Sound phenomenon possibly belongs to an unknown European bootlegger who created a medley of songs by original artists for use in discotheques during 1980. One of the tunes in the sequence was Shocking Blue’s ‘Venus’ and its appearance so outraged publisher William van Kooten that he was determined to record a rival legal version. Producer Read more

Change - 37% match to Cerrone

Genres: R&B / Soul Electronic & Ambient
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Although the group was led by Paolo Granolio (guitar) and David Romani (bass), this was ostensibly a studio creation by producers Jacques Fred Petrus and Mauro Malavasi, who first linked to form Goody Music in 1975. With material recorded in Bologna (where the producers’ own 24-track studio was based) and New York, The Glow Of Love launched the group on a high note, with s Read more

Hercules & Love Affair - 37% match to Cerrone

Genres: Dance Electronic & Ambient
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This retro disco recording project was conceived in 2006 by New York-based producer/DJ Andy Butler (Andrew Butler, Washington, DC, USA), a former student at the liberal arts institution Sarah Lawrence College in Yonkers and a regular face on the New York City art scene. He was joined on the project’s 2008 self-titled debut by vocalists Antony Hegarty (of Antony And The Read more

The Flirts - 37% match to Cerrone

Genres: Pop / Rock Electronic & Ambient
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Lipps Inc. - 36% match to Cerrone

Genres: Pop / Rock Disco
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Santa Esmeralda - 36% match to Cerrone

Genres: Disco Electronic & Ambient Dance
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A studio group performing in the disco-style of the late 70s, Santa Esmeralda made the US charts in 1977-78 with dance-orientated remakes of two songs originally popularized by the British group the Animals in the 60s. Santa Esmeralda featured vocalist Leroy Gomez (Cape Cod, Massachusetts, USA), a multi-instrumentalist who had played with Elton John, Tavares and others befor Read more

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