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19970719Joe Brown revisits the cultural revolution of the fifties when the youth hijacked the dance floor and jived their elders back into their seats.
01Dance To The Music19900609A three-part series in which Jeff Young traces the history of discos, from dance halls to warehouse raves.

1: Dance to the Music Producer Nick Ware

Producer: N. WARE

Next in series: AIN`T NO STOPPIN US NOW PROG 2

Broadcast history

09 Jun 1990 14:00-15:00 (RADIO 1)

Recorded on 1990-05-05

02Ain`t No Stoppin Us Now19900616Athree-part series in which Jeff Young traces the history of discos. 2: Ain't No Stoppin'Us Now

While southerners were into funk, the early 70s saw the soul boom in the Midlands and the north. By 1973 the south had discovered Philadelphia, and mellower soul, and George McCrae made number one through club success the following year. Saturday Night

Fever brought everyone to the discos at the end of the decade but the purists went underground with the soul weekender. Producer Nick Ware

Producer: N. WARE

Next in series: 3/3

Previous in series: DANCE TO THE MUSIC 1

Broadcast history

16 Jun 1990 14:00-15:00 (RADIO 1)

Recorded on 1990-05-19

03 LAST19900623Last of a three-part series in which

Jeff Young traces the history of discos. Music Is the Key

Blitz, the Wag, the Beat Route: London clubs were all about fashion and style in the early 80s. Warehouse parties started to loosen things up, but it took House music to break in the north before nightclubs started to change. And following the advent of Acid House, the Summer of Love, and superstar DJs, club culture at the start of this decade is bigger than ever before. With comment from

Coldcut, Boy George , Paul Oakenfold ,

Jay Strongman and Jazzie B. Producer Nick Ware

Producer: N. WARE

Next in series: 19 July 1997

Previous in series: AIN`T NO STOPPIN US NOW PROG 2

Broadcast history

23 Jun 1990 14:00-15:00 (RADIO 1)

Recorded on 1990-06-02