in Madison, WI
John Feith has been the guitarist for VO5 (the Madison disco band) since 2005. He is the author and nature recordist of the “Bird Song Ear Training Guide” CD used by thousands of birdwatchers in the Midwest. He also recorded and produced VO5’s debut album “Dance Originality,” winner of the MAMA’s “Unique Album of the Year” and “Jazz Song of the Year” award. Mr. Feith has an Electrical Engineering degree from UW-Madison.
A Brief History of Disco - From Dionysus to the Disco Duck
BY JOHN FEITH
@ VOL 24
ON NOV 09, 2017
What was the first disco song (around 1972) and why did it come to flames in Chicago's Disco Demolition Night (in 1979)? John Feith looks at some of the highlights from the rise and fall of disco.