The Boss is nine and a half minutes of pure, hands-in-the-air, disco joy.
Disco is about celebrating the highs of life – and finding strength through the lows. It is pure exuberance and joy.
One of the first things I noticed was the serious style on show – old Mods don’t die, they just become sharper dressers.
Every night at 7.00pm I tune into re-runs of the music show, Spicks and Specks.
Will I ever discover a truly new musical genre that excites me more than anything I’ve ever heard?
From the first note of Etta James’ 1964 live album, Rocks the House, I get a good feeling
Yummy. It’s up there with “juicy” and “moist” in the words-that-make-me-twitch category.
I can’t listen to the Jackson 5’s first single, I Want You Back, and not feel good. I’m not sure if it’s the infectious rhythms or the image of their outrageous 70s multi-coloured jumpsuits from a 1971 tv-special.
“You ask me am I happy/ Well as matter of fact/ I can say that I’m ecstatic”
On Saturday night I did the big drive to Brisbane to go to a gig by an artist whose music was the soundtrack to my…