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Ron Temperton’s Early Groove: Remembering Heatwave

Ron Temperton’s Early Groove: Remembering Heatwave

Rod Temperton has died at age 66, after rising to early fame as a songwriter for Heatwave.

Gimme Five: Disco songs that don't, you know, suck

In looking back to disco and the 1970s, nobody is arguing that there weren’t excesses. “Disco Duck,” that song about CB radios, Barry Gibb’s chest hair. But don’t let one or two — OK, a teetering truckload — of bad apples spoil the whole batch.

Heatwave – Central Heating (1977): On Second Thought

Heatwave – Central Heating (1977): On Second Thought

I was unexpectedly taken back today to an album I hadn’t heard in over three decades: ‘Central Heating’ by the funk-disco band Heatwave.

Gimme Five: Disco songs that don't, you know, suck

by Nick DeRiso Nobody is arguing that there weren’t excesses. “Disco Duck,” that song about CB radios, Barry Gibb’s chest hair. But don’t let one or two — OK, a teetering truckload — of bad apples spoil the whole batch. The 1970s had their moments. Even amidst those dark days when pointing straight up counted as a dance move. HereRead More

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