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Get Down and Boogie

Get Down and Boogie Written by Gail Walter Close your eyes for a minute. Imagine this: a shimmering dance floor, a lithe figure clad in a skintight white suit, left hip thrust out, right hand pointing skywards. The music throbs with an irresistible beat and your shiny, pointy-toed shoes just can’t stop themselves from tapping. This was disco, an unprecedented phenomenon that emerged in the seventies with figures like John Travolta teaching us how to own a dance floor. They called it performance dancing because that’s exactly what it was. No more modest clinches on a modest dance floor that …

Growing Up In The 70s

I'm very lucky to have so many friends that love the 70s and some that have shared their memories with us. It's interesting to see there was little difference between the USA and UK but from reading these stories one thing does come through, technology. It seems to all the people lived through the 70s the technology of today seems to have taken the personal, community spirit out of life. It's taken us years to get this site together so we would love to hear your feedback in the Facebook comment box.

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