Barefoot Boy | Nov. 27, 1976

Barefoot Boy | Nov. 27, 1976

Another Star/Sir Duke – Stevie Wonder (Tamla) Fascination/Center City/Music Maker – Fat Larry’s Band (WMOT) Fever/Help, Help – Boney M. (Atco) It Ain’t Reggae (But It’s Funky) – Instant Funck (TSOP) Let Yourself Go/Come Into My ...

Tony Smith

November 27th, 1976

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Barefoot Boy | Sept. 4, 1976

Barefoot Boy | Sept. 4, 1976

Another set that was “news” – the emergence of the Savannah Band with a fresh new sound in a very big way. Calypso Breakdown/Jam on the Groove/Where Is the Love – Ralph MacDonald (Marlin) Cherchez La Femme/Sour and Sweet/I’ll Play the Fool – Savannah Band ...

Tony Smith

September 4th, 1976

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Barefoot Boy | July 24, 1976

Barefoot Boy | July 24, 1976

Best Disco in Town/Baby I’m on Fire/Arabian Nights – Ritchie Family (Marlin) Between Dusk and Dawn – Whirlwind (Roulette) Disco Magic – T-Connection (Media) Don’t Take Away the Music/Heaven Must Be Missing An Angel – Tavares (Capitol) Here

Tony Smith

July 24th, 1976

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Barefoot Boy | June 19, 1976

Barefoot Boy | June 19, 1976

As artists began to grow into Disco and explore what it could be, DJs began to play full sets of music. Multiple songs began being grouped together as one listing by one artist. So the “Top 10” wasn’t really that anymore. When I was playing these long sets, I made it a point

Tony Smith

July 19th, 1976

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Barefoot Boy | May 1, 1976


Barefoot Boy | May 1, 1976

Now white groups were getting into Disco. You’d hear Boz Scaggs’ “Lowdown” in the short version on the radio. But if you really wanted to groove on it, you had to come to a Club. Cathedrals – D.C. LaRue (Pyramid) Foxy Lady – Crown Heights Affair (De-Lite) High ...

Tony Smith

May 1st, 1976

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Barefoot Boy | Mar. 13, 1976

Barefoot Boy | Mar. 13, 1976

Andrea True registered big with “More, More, More.” Then she and her label were smart enough to follow it up the following year with a song that celebrated the city, New York, that was pumping the Disco influence out to all the world … her “N.Y., You Got Me Dancing.” ...

Tony Smith

March 13th, 1976

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Barefoot Boy | Jan. 17, 1976

Barefoot Boy | Jan. 17, 1976

Bohannon’s Beat/The Bohannon Walk – Bohannan (Dakar) Disco Connection – Isaac Hayes Movement Do the Bus Stop/Spanish Hustle – Fatback Band (Event) Jump of Joy/I Could Have Danced All Night – Biddu Orchestra (Epic) Let’s Groove – ...

Tony Smith

January 17th, 1976

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