Disco musicians

Posted Oct 26, 2009
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  1. American disco musicians

    American disco musicians

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  2. British disco musicians

    British disco musicians

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  3. Canadian disco musicians

    Canadian disco musicians

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  4. Eurodisco musicians

    Eurodisco musicians

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  5. Italo disco musicians

    Italo disco musicians

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  6. Nu-disco musicians

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  1. Donna Summer
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    Donna Summer

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    LaDonna Adrian Gaines (December 31, 1948 – May 17, 2012), better known by her stage name, Donna Summer, was an American singer, songwriter, and painter. She gained prominence during the disco era of the late-1970s. A five-time Grammy Award winner, she was the first artist to have three consecutive double albums reach No. 1 on the United States Billboard album chart and charted four number-one singles in the U.S. within a 12-month period. Summer has reportedly sold over 140 million records, making her one of the world's best-selling artists of all time.


  2. Grace Jones
    #2

    Grace Jones

    256,182 views

    Grace Jones (born 19 May 1948) is a Jamaican singer, lyricist, supermodel, record producer, and actress. She was born in Spanish Town, Jamaica and raised by her grandparents. At 13 she moved with her siblings to their parents' home in Syracuse, New York. Jones started out as a model, initially in New York state, then in Paris, working for Yves St. Laurent, Claude Montana, and Kenzo Takada, and appearing on the covers of Elle, Vogue, and Stern working with Helmut Newton, Guy Bourdin, and Hans Feurer.


  3. Dannii Minogue
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    Dannii Minogue

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    Danielle Jane "Dannii" Minogue (born 20 October 1971) is an Australian singer-songwriter, talent competition judge, actress, television and radio personality, and fashion designer. She rose to prominence in the early 1980s for her roles in the Australian television talent show Young Talent Time with another known fellow Australian Tina Arena and the soap opera Home and Away, before beginning her career as a pop singer in the early 1990s. Minogue achieved early success with hits such as "Love and Kisses", "This is It", "Jump to the Beat" and "Baby Love", though by the release of her second album, her popularity as a singer had declined, leading her to make a name for herself with award-winning performances in musicals with Grease and also in Notre Dame De Paris, as well as other acting credits in The Vagina Monologues and as Lady Macbeth. The late 1990s saw a brief return to music after Minogue reinvented herself as a dance artist with "All I Wanna Do", her first number one UK Club hit.


  4. Tina Arena
    #4

    Tina Arena

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    Tina Arena (born Filippina Lydia Arena; 1 November 1967) is an Australian singer-songwriter, actress and record producer. Arena splits her time between Australia, France and the UK, but has been based in Melbourne since 2011. Arena is one of Australia's highest selling female artists and has won several awards, most notably six ARIA Awards and the World Music Award for best-selling Australian artist, which she received in both 1996 and 2000. In 2009, Arena was awarded the Knighthood of the Order of National Merit by the President of the French Republic, Nicolas Sarkozy for her contributions to French culture. She is the first Australian to have received that order of state.


  5. Amanda Lear
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    Amanda Lear

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    Amanda Lear (née Tapp; born 18 November in 1939 or 1946) is a French singer, lyricist, painter, television presenter, actress and former model.


  6. Bruce Sudano
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    Bruce Sudano

    18,654 views


  7. Björn Ulvaeus
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    Björn Ulvaeus

    14,936 views

    Björn Kristian Ulvaeus (born 25 April 1945; credited as Björn Ulvæus) is a Swedish songwriter, producer, a former member of the Swedish musical group ABBA (1972–1982), and co-composer of the musicals Chess, Kristina från Duvemåla, and Mamma Mia!. He co-produced the film Mamma Mia! with fellow ABBA member and close friend Benny Andersson.


  8. Benny Andersson
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    Benny Andersson

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    Göran Bror "Benny" Andersson (born 16 December 1946), known professionally as Benny Andersson, is a Swedish musician, composer, former member of the Swedish musical group ABBA (1972–1982), and co-composer of the musicals Chess, Kristina från Duvemåla, and Mamma Mia!. For the 2008 film version of Mamma Mia! he worked also as an executive producer. Since 2001 he is active with his own band the Benny Anderssons Orkester (BAO!).


  9. Lisa Scott-Lee
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    Lisa Scott-Lee

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    Lisa Michelle Scott-Lee (born 5 November 1975) is a Welsh singer-songwriter and dancer. She is a graduate of the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts stage school. Scott-Lee is best known as being one of the three female co-lead singers of pop group Steps who formed in 1997 before splitting in 2001, the band reformed in 2011 and have been touring since 2012. Scott-Lee signed a record deal with Mercury Records and launched a solo career in 2003 although her success was limited after the release her debut single "Lately", and was dropped after her second single. She released her debut solo album Never or Now in 2007 through Concept Records.


  10. Giorgio Moroder
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    Giorgio Moroder

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    Giovanni Giorgio Moroder (born 26 April 1940) is an Italian record producer, songwriter, performer and DJ. Moroder is frequently credited with pioneering synth disco and electronic music.


  11. Arabesque
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    Arabesque

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    Arabesque was an all-girl trio at the height of the European disco era in 1977 in Frankfurt, Germany.


  12. Cerrone
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    Cerrone

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    Marc Cerrone (born 1952 in Vitry-sur-Seine, near Paris, France) is a French disco drummer, composer, record producer and creator of major concert shows. Cerrone is considered as one of the most influential disco producers of the 70s and 80s in Europe.


  13. Vicki Sue Robinson
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    Vicki Sue Robinson

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    Vicki Sue Robinson (May 31, 1954 – April 27, 2000) was an American theatre and film actress and singer, closely associated with the disco era of late 1970s pop music; she is most famous for her 1976 hit, "Turn the Beat Around."


  14. Claudja Barry
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    Claudja Barry

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    Claudja Barry (born 1952) is a singer, songwriter and actress. Her successful songs were "Down and Counting", "Boogie Woogie Dancin' Shoes" and others. As an actress, she is known for performing in the European versions of stage musicals AC/DC and Catch My Soul.


  15. Madleen Kane
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    Madleen Kane

    939 views

    Madleen Kane is a model and singer, born on 4 March 1958 in Malmö, Sweden, to a Swedish father and American mother. A former Elite fashion model (height 180 cm / 5'11" - weight 47 kg / 103 lbs), she worked since age 17 for the German fashion magazine Burda Moden. Despite her slenderness, she was published in several issues of Playboy magazine. In addition, she had five Top 10 hits on the US Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart in the late 1970s and early 1980s.


  16. Patrick Hernandez
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    Patrick Hernandez

    700 views

    Patrick Hernández (born 6 April 1949 in Le Blanc-Mesnil, Seine-Saint-Denis) is a French singer who had a worldwide hit with "Born to Be Alive" in 1979.


  17. Akiko Yano
    #17

    Akiko Yano

    407 views

    Akiko Yano (矢野 顕子 Yano Akiko, born February 13, 1955) is a Japanese pop and jazz musician and singer. She was born Akiko Suzuki (鈴木 顕子 Suzuki Akiko) in Tokyo and raised in Aomori, Aomori, and later began her singing career in the mid-1970s. Her vocals and singing style have been compared to British singer Kate Bush.


  18. France Joli
    #18

    France Joli

    477 views

    France Joli (born January 26, 1963) is a Canadian singer, best known for the disco classic "Come to Me."


  19. Park Jin-young
    #19

    Park Jin-young

    385 views

    Park Jin-young (born December 13, 1971), also known as J.Y. Park or JYP , is a South Korean music mogul, musician, and record producer. Beginning as a singer, he became a record producer and, ultimately, the CEO and founder of JYP Entertainment, a major artist management/record label of Korean pop music.


  20. Nicki French
    #20

    Nicki French

    190 views

    Nicola "Nicki" Sharon French (born 26 September 1964) is an English singer and actress. She is best known for her 1995 dance cover version of "Total Eclipse of the Heart", which reached the US and UK Top 5, and for representing the United Kingdom in the 2000 Eurovision Song Contest in Stockholm.


  21. Hues Corporation
    #21

    Hues Corporation

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    The Hues Corporation was an American pop and soul trio, formed in Santa Monica, California in 1969. They are best known for their 1974 single "Rock the Boat", which sold over 2 million copies.


  22. Taana Gardner
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    Taana Gardner

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    Taana Gardner is an American disco and post-disco singer who found her success through West End Records from 1979 to the present day. She is also a former member of the Aural Exciters.


  23. Alec R. Costandinos
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    Alec R. Costandinos

    166 views

    Alec R. Costandinos, (born Alexandre Kouyoumdjian in 1944 in Cairo, Egypt) is a French singer and artist of the 1970s. He was also intimately involved as a writer, publisher and musician in the development of Aphrodite's Child with Vangelis and Greek-born pop singer, Demis Roussos. On the disco front, he contributed to the debut album of Crystal Grass, which featured the club hit "Crystal World", released on the Philips label in France. Alec was also the publisher of hits for various artists including French chanteuse Dalida. He has also written under the pseudonym R. Rupen.


  24. Lian Ross
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    Lian Ross

    87 views

    Lian Ross, (born Josephine Hiebel; December 8) is a German Hi-NRG/Euro disco singer. She has recorded successful covers such as Sylvester's "Do You Wanna Funk" and Modern Talking's "You're My Heart, You're My Soul." Her original hit songs include, "Say You'll Never", "Fantasy", and "Scratch My Name" among others. A compilation of her hit singles and choice tracks, "The Best of and More" was released in 2005. One of her recent successful hit singles is, "Never Gonna Lose" released on ZYX Records in Germany on December 27, 2005 and her number one hit "Young Hearts Run Free" was released on Blanco y Negro Music in Spain on September 9, 2009.


  25. Rod Temperton
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    Rod Temperton

    196 views

    Rodney Lynn "Rod" Temperton (born 15 October 1947) is a British songwriter, record producer and musician from Cleethorpes, England, United Kingdom, significant for being keyboardist and main songwriter in funk band Heatwave, and later writing a number of songs performed by Michael Jackson, including "Off The Wall", "Rock With You" and "Thriller".


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