'70s Disco

A Retro Rewind episode. Saturdays and Sundays 12pm to 1pm.

Thu 15 March 2018

We’re heading to the Disco Inferno of Funkytown! Put on your flares, platform shoes and whip out the mirror ball - we’re stepping back to 70s Disco.

Love Is In The Air ‘cause We Are Family, so grab the kidlets, Play That Funky Music and Shake Your Booty with the 14 best '70s Disco tunes for families.

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1. Village People - Y.M.C.A.

You know the moves… a great one to teach the fam (if they don’t know it already)! 

2. The Trammps - Disco Inferno

Saturday Night Fever brought this fiery track to massive fame. 

3. Earth, Wind & Fire – September

Definitely not confined to the first month of Spring, but one for all day partying all year round! 

4. Lipps Inc – Funkytown

Won’t you take me to … ? It won’t be long before everyone’s singing along. 

5. Chic - Le Freak (2006 Remastered Version)

Clap along with Chic’s cream of the crop. Smooth, swanky and groovy, it’s driven by that deep bass groove. 

6. Boney M - Hooray Hooray It's A Holiday

Slightly annoying, but a classic. It WILL get stuck in everyone’s heads. Hidey hidey ho. 

7. Leo Sayer - You Make Me Feel Like Dancing

Could be a dangerous one to share with bubs… we certainly DO NOT want them dancing the night away (please sleep!). 

8. Carl Douglas - Kung Fu Fighting

You best believe the kidlets are gonna start karate chopping like there’s not tomorrow. 

9. Wild Cherry - Play That Funky Music

An autobiographical track, Wild Cherry used to play hard rock, before switching over to the funky side. 

10. John Paul Young - Love is in the Air

It is! Especially around our little loved ones.

11. ABBA - Dancing Queen

Strike a pose and get out all the sparkles in the dress up box. It’s time for a musical journey to Sweden. 

12. Sister Sledge - We Are Family

Belt it out with your family young and old. Kids love this song!

13. Bee Gees - Stayin Alive

This tune is the hallmark of this disco era, another one that featured on Saturday Night Fever and became a household name. 

14. KC and The Sunshine Band - Shake Your Booty

A little bit cheeky this one! But great for shaking all body parts on the DF.

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