Boogie Nichts [Radio Scotland]

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2018112220181130 (RS)

Bryan Burnett is on a quest to discover if the newly launched BBC Radio Scotland was dazzled by the disco explosion in 1978. Did Scottish men possess the swagger of Travolta and did the nation's favourite Popmaster - Ken Bruce get his flares on and get behind the decks at some of the new discos to emerge across the country in the late 70s. Kelly Marie reveals the joy of the jumpsuit, while Tom Ferrie reveals his favourite disco island. With a floor filling soundtrack from Chic, The Trammps, Donna Summer, The Jacksons, Tavares, Heatwave and more. Bryan hears from Northeast DJ, Cammy Campbell, talks style with fashion historian Jade Halbert , tracks down nightclub owners James Mortimer & Eddie Tobin, while disco fan Jackie Brown remembers the outfits that didn't quite fit the East Fife weather and former Pink Ladies DJ Anne Rendall goes back to her dance roots. As BBC Radio Scotland celebrates 40 years on air - find out how this new station for a modern era embraced the disco explosion

Bryan Burnett discovers if BBC Radio Scotland caught disco fever as it came on air in 1978

2018112220190101 (RS)

Bryan Burnett is on a quest to discover if the newly launched BBC Radio Scotland was dazzled by the disco explosion in 1978. Did Scottish men possess the swagger of Travolta and did the nation's favourite Popmaster - Ken Bruce get his flares on and get behind the decks at some of the new discos to emerge across the country in the late 70s. Kelly Marie reveals the joy of the jumpsuit, while Tom Ferrie reveals his favourite disco island. With a floor filling soundtrack from Chic, The Trammps, Donna Summer, The Jacksons, Tavares, Heatwave and more. Bryan hears from Northeast DJ, Cammy Campbell, talks style with fashion historian Jade Halbert , tracks down nightclub owners James Mortimer & Eddie Tobin, while disco fan Jackie Brown remembers the outfits that didn't quite fit the East Fife weather and former Pink Ladies DJ Anne Rendall goes back to her dance roots. As BBC Radio Scotland celebrates 40 years on air - find out how this new station for a modern era embraced the disco explosion

Bryan Burnett discovers if BBC Radio Scotland caught disco fever as it came on air in 1978