Many non-disco artists recorded disco songs at the height of disco's popularity, and films such as Saturday Night Fever (1977) and Thank God It's Friday (1978) contributed to disco's rise in mainstream popularity. Studio 54, a venue popular among celebrities, was a well-known disco club of that time.
Discotheque-goers often wore expensive, extravagant and sexy fashions.
There was also a thriving drug subculture in the disco scene, particularly for drugs that would enhance the experience of dancing to the loud music and the flashing lights, such as cocaine and Quaaludes, a drug that was so common in disco subculture that it was nicknamed "disco biscuits".
Disco clubs were also sometimes associated with promiscuity.
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Disco is a musical style originating in the early 1970s.
It began to emerge from America's urban nightlife scene, where it had been curtailed to house parties and makeshift discotheques from the middle of the decade onwards, after which, it began making regular mainstream appearances, gaining popularity and increasing airplay on radio. were club-goers, both male and female, from the African American, Italian American, Latino, and psychedelic communities in Philadelphia, Chicago, San Francisco, and New York City during the late 1960s and early 1970s.
In most disco tracks, string sections, horns, electric piano, and electric rhythm guitars create a lush background sound.Its popularity was achieved sometime during the mid-1970s to the early 1980s. Disco can be seen as a reaction against both the domination of rock music and the stigmatization of dance music by the counterculture during this period.Several dances styles were also developed during this time including the Bump and the Hustle.Disco Demolition Night, an anti-disco protest held in Chicago on July 12, 1979, remains the most well-known of several "backlash" incidents across the country that symbolized disco's declining fortune.Disco was a key influence in the later development of electronic dance music and house music.