1977 – The Year Music Put A Disco Beat To Everything – Including Star Wars
Tonight’s Top 6 @ 6 features the top 6 songs on this date in 1977. Only two of the six songs in tonight’s countdown, but one of the two is [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Meco[/lastfm]‘s disco re-working of the Star Wars theme. [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Meco[/lastfm]‘s real name is Domenico Monardo who also co-produced Gloria Gaynor’s dance version of Never Can Say Goodbye, and before that he played trombone in the Cadet Band at West Point. Like most everyone who saw the movie on its initial release he was totally blown away.