Behind The Groove is a dance song from 1980, by Teena Marie. It reached number 6 in the UK, but did not chart on the Billboard Hot 100, although it reached number 21 on the R&B chart and number 4 on the Dance chart.
On this day, February 27th, 1980, 40 years ago, I Will Survive, by Gloria Gaynor won the first and last Grammy Award, ever awarded for Best Disco Recording. This song reached number 1 in the UK, on the Billboard Hot 100, in the USA, and around the world, in 1979. https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/i-will-survive-wins-the-firstand-lastgrammy-ever-awarded-for-best-disco-recording
Is She Really Going Out With Him, by Joe Jackson, reached Number 13, in the UK, and Number 21, on the Billboard Hot 100, in 1979.
This song, “You’ll Never Find Another Love Like Mine” is the biggest hit by Lou Rawls. In 1976, it reached number 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 and number 10, in the UK.
In the Summer of 1979, this Jazz Funk classic reached number 5 in the UK. Street Life, by the Crusaders featured Randy Crawford on vocals. It reached number 36 on the Billboard Hot 100, also in 1979.
This song was an influential Disco song, by Donna Summer. In 1977, it reached number 1 in the UK, and number 6, on the Billboard Hot 100. This song brings back memories of the Summer of 1977.
Originally released in 1978, Rappers Delight, by The Sugarhill Gang reached number 36 on the Billboard Hot 100, but number four, on the Billboard Hot Soul Singles chart in early 1979. It also reached number three, in 1979, in the UK.
A number 2 hit in the UK and a hit throughout Europe in the Summer of 1979, Janet Kay sang “Silly Games”. This is in my all time Top 100.
You probably know this song, Heart Of Glass, by Blondie, it reached number one in most countries, around the World, in 1979. This is definitely on my Top 100 of all time.
Remember this disco classic, from 1977? Joe Tex, told us, he “Ain’t Gonna Bump No More” with no fat woman. The Bump, a memorable, if short lived dance floor craze.