Top 38 Best Disco Songs for WeddingsMatt Campbell

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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 Best Disco Songs 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. Best Disco Songs paved the way for new forms of dance music such as house, electronica and techno.

Our Top 5 Best Disco Songs for Wedding Receptions: 1) Celebration – Kool & The Gang, 2) YMCA – Village People, 3) Dancing Queen – Abba, 4) We Are Family – Sister Sledge, 5) Stayin’ Alive – Bee Gees.

Abba – Dancing Queen
Abba – Take A Chance On Me
Amii Stewart – Knock On Wood
Anita Ward – Ring My Bell
Barry Manilow – Copacabana
Bee Gees – Stayin’ Alive
Bee Gees – You Should Be Dancing
Carl Douglas – Kung Fu Fighting
Cheryl Lynn – Got To Be Real
Chic – Good Times
Chic – Le Freak
Donna Summer – Bad Girls
Donna Summer – Last Dance
Gap Band – You Dropped A Bomb On Me
Gloria Gaynor – I Will Survive
KC & The Sunshine Band – Get Down Tonight
KC & the Sunshine Band – Shake, Shake, Shake – Shake Your Booty
KC & The Sunshine Band – That’s The Way I Like It
Kool & The Gang – Celebration
Kool & The Gang – Ladies Night
Lipps Inc. – Funkytown
McFadden & Whitehead – Ain’t No Stoppin’ Us Now
Patti Labelle – Lady Marmalade
Peaches & Herb – Shake Your Groove Thing
Rick James – Super Freak
Sister Sledge – We Are Family
Sly & The Family Stone – Dance To The Music
Sylvester – You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real)
Taste Of Honey – Boogie Oogie Oogie
The O’Jays – Love Train
The Trammps – Disco Inferno
Thelma Houston – Don’t Leave Me This Way
Van McCoy – The Hustle
Vicki Sue Robinson – Turn The Beat Around
Village People – Macho Man
Village People – Y.M.C.A.
Weather Girls – It’s Raining Men
Wild Cherry – Play That Funky Music
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