“The Story of Disco” (Parts 1 & 2) – Episode 57 Original Air Date 02/20/13: A two-hour special documenting the rise and fall of the American phenomenon that took the world by storm in the 1970s “Disco”. It is important to mention that this two part episode was the first to focus on an entire genre of music rather than a particular artist, group, or band. Interviews included Phil Hurtt, Patrick Adams, Ernie Singleton, Kenton Nix, Nicky Siano, Candi Staton, Gloria Gaynor, Nile Rodgers (of Chic), Harry Wayne Casey (of KC & The Sunshine Band), Anita Ward, Thelma Houston, Victor Willis, David Hodo (of The Village People), Vince Aletti, Frankie Knuckles, Earl Young (of The Trammps), Janice-Marie Johnson (of A Taste of Honey), Fred Buggs, Cecil Holmes, Billy Amato, Taana Gardner, Wonder Mike (of The Sugarhill Gang), Michael Eric Dyson, and Nelson George. Many more bands are profiled but not interviewed. Most notably Donna Summer.
All commercials professionally edited out of all programming.
Total Running Time without commercial 1 Hour 30 Minutes