Tag Archives: Disco

Sunday 70s Spots: Ford Futura & Pinto (1978 & ’79)

“Join the Pinto family.” Ford Weekend continues today with two more vintage commercials. First up, we have a spot featuring some hot disco dancing and the “new” Ford Futura. After that, you’ll enjoy a family-oriented spot for everyone’s favorite, the … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: Hot Chocolate, ‘You Sexy Thing’ (Live ’76)

UK pop band, Hot Chocolate released “You Sexy Thing” as a single in October of 1975. The tune was kept out of the #1 spot in Britain by Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody.” In February of 1976, the disco-flavored song hit a … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: Rod Stewart, ‘Da Ya Think I’m Sexy?’ (1979)

What song was number one 35 years-ago-today? I’m glad you asked! Rod Stewart released “Da Ya Think I’m Sexy” in November of 1978 and it appears on the singer’s Blondes Have More Fun L.P. The disco-flavored tune spent four weeks … Continue reading

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Mood Music: Ringo Starr, ‘Drowning In The Sea Of Love’ (1977)

Ringo Starr released “Drowning in the Sea of Love” in October of 1977 and it failed to set the charts alight. The L.P. carrying the single, Ringo the 4th, was also unsuccessful. This may not be the best song you … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: Herb Alpert, ‘Rise’ (1979)

Herb Alpert released the smooth-grooving instrumental, “Rise” in the summer of 1979. On July 28 it debuted on the Billboard US “Hot 100.” After a slow climb and some promotion on TV’s General Hospital, “Rise” rose to #1 – spending … Continue reading

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Mood Music: Wings, ‘Goodnight Tonight’

Paul McCartney and Wings released “Goodnight Tonight” in March of 1979. Just about everything McCartney released in the 1970s shot its way into the Top 20 and the man’s first serious flirtation with disco was no exception. “Goodnight Tonight” hit … Continue reading

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