Best Disco Songs
Top 38 Disco Songs for Weddings
These are the Best Disco Songs for Weddings to get people on the dance floor! Disco derives itself from soul, funk and Latin styles of music. Disco music is considered a form, genre, of dance music. DJs in New York City in the 60’s began overlaying prerecorded music with live music as well as mixing two or three records together at once. This sound became so popular that recording artists began composing these extended grooves and dance beats in the studios. Disco music became popular to play in most nightclubs by the early 70’s. As disco music became more popular and the dominant dance style music, the disco style clubs were called as discotheque. Donna Summer quickly rose to being the most popular and well-known disco artist. Donna Summer eventually claimed the title “The Queen of Disco”. Popular disco themed movies helped propitiate spark the popularity of disco music with Saturday Night Fever and Thank God It’s Friday. These movies made superstars out of the Bee Gees and subsequently K.C. & The Sunshine Band.
Due to the vast popularity of disco, there were many backlashes from rock music supporters, many blue color workers and those that were just plain tired of the fads. Fads as a result of disco music included the mirror ball, lit dance floors, afros and leisure suits. A promotional night at Cominsky Park in Chicago, home of the Chicago White Sox, took place in July 1979. Disco Demolition Night was about blowing up a crate of disco records provided by the crowd on the field. However, a near riot ensued after the explosion with a mere 90,000 people in attendance. In the 80’s, disco was seen as a negative term. So disco eventually transformed into being known as dance music. Disco paved the way for new forms of dance music such as house, electronica and techno.
Our Top 5 Disco Wedding Reception Songs: 1) Celebration - Kool & The Gang, 2) YMCA - Village People, 3) Dancing Queen – Abba, 4) We Are Family - Sister Sledge, 5) Stayin' Alive - Bee Gees.
Being former wedding DJs, we've calculated a list of our favorite Disco Songs. If you have a special song that you think should be added to our list, please add your song suggestion through the comment section below. Be sure to also check out the song lyric link to find song relevance to what you want for in your song choice. Once decided, we provided a link to iTunes to purchase and Amazon.com to purchase and listen to a sample of each song.
Best Disco Songs for Weddings
Best disco songs list is updated periodically throughout the year. If you have a song that you think should be included, please add your song suggestion through the comment section below.
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