With dance music legend Gloria Gaynor as host, “Disco: Spinning the Story” takes a comprehensive look at the evolution of the 1970’s music and cultural phenomenon.
The film showcases new interviews with funk pioneer George Clinton, members of Chic, Village People, The Trammps, producer/songwriter Giorgio Moroder, hip-hop icon Kurtis Blow, remix legend Tom Moulton, “Disco: Step-by-Step”® producer, Marty Angelo and even Bob Weir of The Grateful Dead.
Plus there are vintage interview clips with Donna Summer, Harry Wayne "KC" Casey, and Studio 54 co-owner, the late Steve
Also included are highlights of explosive performances by some of disco’s finest including Donna Summer, KC & The Sunshine Band, Bee Gees, Chic, Trammps, Gloria Gaynor, Rose Royce, Labelle, Hues Corporation, Commodores, Blondie, Rod Stewart and Barry White.
As well as artists who inspired and fostered the disco sound including vintage performances by Delfonics, Supremes, Temptations, James Brown, early Kool and the Gang, Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes and more.
So put on your boogie shoes and get on up!
Nile Rodgers (Chic)
Earl Young (The Trammps)
George Clinton (Parliament-Funkadelic)
Bob Weir (Grateful Dead)
Ernie Isley (The Isley Brothers)
Remix legend Tom Moulton
Karen Lynn Gorney (actress, "Saturday Night Fever")
Mike Chapman (producer of Blondie's smash hit, "Heart of Glass")
Michael Paoletta (Billboard Dance Music columnist)
Marty Angelo (creator of “Disco: Step-by-Step”® TV show)
Brian Chin (Disco historian)
David Wild (Contributing Editor, Rolling Stone Magazine)
Rupert Perry (former President of Capitol Records)
“I Will Survive” Gloria Gaynor
“Never Can Say Goodbye” Gloria Gaynor
“Le Freak” Chic
“Good Times” Chic
“Get Down Tonight” KC and the Sunshine Band
“Heart of Glass” Blondie
“Hot Stuff” Donna Summer
“Disco Inferno” The Trammps
“Lady Marmalade” LaBelle
“Don't Make Me Wait Too Long” Barry White
“Rock the Boat” Hues Corporation
“Car Wash” Rose Royce
“Rock Your Baby” George McCrae
Total Running Time: 90 Minutes
by Passport Productions