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1976: "Disco Duck" on the radio

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Back in 1976, the country was doing “Disco Duck:”

1. Disco Duck, Part 1 -                                         
             Rick Dees & his Cast of Idiots (RSO
  2. If You Leave Me Now – Chicago (Columbia)                    
  3. A Fifth of Beethoven -                                       
             Walter Murphy & the Big Apple Band (Private Stock)  
  4. Play That Funky Music – Wild Cherry (Epic)                  
  5. Lowdown – Boz Scaggs (Columbia)                             
  6. (Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty -                     
                                  KC & the Sunshine Band (T.K.)  
  7. Still the One – Orleans (Asylum)                            
  8. She’s Gone – Daryl Hall & John Oates (Atlantic)            
  9. I Only Want to Be With You – The Bay City Rollers (Arista) 
 10. The Best Disco In Town – The Ritchie Family (Marlin)  

“Disco duck” became one of the big novelty hits of all time.   It was perfect for the time, a nation in the middle of a stressful election looking for a little fun!

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    • westgate

      ’76 was a great year, but, Disco Duck sucked then, and it sucks now. Forever entombed in the abyss of radio music that sucked.
      Along with ABBA and The Stranglers…..

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