Other Legendary Clubs

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CLUB:  BAIA DEGLI ANGELI

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address: on the hills of Gabicce
Pesaro, Italy
active years: 1974 - 1978
DeeJays: Bob Day
Tom Sison
Daniele Baldelli
Claudio ‘Mozart’ Rispoli
websites: DJ Daniele Baldelli
information: — owner was Giancarlo Tirotti
— before becoming a Disco, the club was a Sport Club for the rich and famous
— Baila Degli Angeli was open till 6 AM and had 2 New York DJ's playing the first 3 years, Bob Day & Tom Sison
— the place had totally white walls, indoor and outdoor pools (with dancefloor) and a terrace where people could get a breathtaking view of Gabicce
— the Baia had 4 floors with dancefloors on each, one 'Saturday Night Fever' plexiglass dancefloor and a DJ booth inside a lift with glass walls that would go up and down to have a complete view of all the dancing people on each floor during the night
— light effects was mounted on a mecanical arm that could move over all the different dancefloors
— Baia attracted the rich and Jet-set people, many Hollywood stars visited the club when in Italy.
— Grace Jones was a regular guest
— the club had the same 'sallad mix' concept as Studio 54, mixing celebrities with normal people
— most successful years was at the height of Disco, during 1977-78, when Italian DJ's Daniele Baldelli & Claudio ‘Mozart’ Rispoli mixed US Disco, Soul & Funk with Kraftwerk, War & Jean Luc Ponty
— in 1978 after repeated raids by the drugs police, the club was closed
— Baia had this little neon-light angel as its logo
— the Baia is credited to be the birthplace of Italian DJ culture
Photo: Baia Degli Angeli Dancefloor
Photo: Baia Degli Angeli Overview
Photo: Baia Degli Angeli Sunbeds
source: Cinedelic
Selected Baia classics 
DJ: Daniele Baldelli 
ZONE - Rhythm Makers
DON'T YOU KNOW WHO DID IT - John Forde
DON'T STOP THE MUSIC - Bombers
PAZUZU - Tony Silverster & New Ingredient
TAKE ME - Cerrone
SURPRISE - Andre Gagnon
UN HABIT EN LA BEMOL - Flashback/Roger Gravel
MONKEY STAR - Arpadys
COME ON AND ROCK - Needa
ROCK IS GONNA GET YOU - Gordon's War
SWEET LADY - Chain Reaction
"H" FRIEND - Black Devil
POINT ZERO - Voyage
MIDNIGHT MADNESS - Don Ray
TIMING, FORGET THE TIMING - Black Devil
MAGNIFICO MAMBO - Five Letters
 
CLUB:  BZ (Berzelii Terrassen)

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address: Berzelii Park
Stockholm, Sweden
active years: 1928 - 1999
DeeJays: Jan "DJanne" Laurentzius Nilsson (1973 - 1985)
Peter Bergstrom (1978 - 1980)
Hans Nilsson (1980 - 1982)
Michel Clarenbeck (1980 - 1983)
websites: DJanne
information: — owner (during Disco years) Staffan Linder
— the official name was Berzelii Terrassen, but it went by the name BZ in short
— the club was located on the 6:th floor, the top floor, of the same building as the famous China Theater and just opposite legendary Berns Salonger
— BZ became a club already in 1928
— in 1966 BZ was destroyd in a fire and rebuilt with panorama windows and with a removeable roof over the dancefloor where one could dance under the stars
— yours truly will never forget one snowy winter night dancing on the jam-packed BZ floor, roof was opened and snow fell down cooling down the intense heat
— BZ became a "real" Disco in 1978 after many years of live music from different cover dancebands
— ABBA shot their video for "Dancing Queen" in BZ
— during lunchtime the club worked as an upscale lunch restaurant
— sadly the club was shut and teared down in 1999, that was the end of a historical institution in the Stockholm nightlife
Photo: BZ dancefloor from roof
Photo: BZ owner Staffan Linder
source: DJanne
 
CLUB:  LE PALACE

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address: 8 Rue du Faubourg Montmartre
Paris, France
active years: March 1, 1978 - 198?
DeeJays: Guy Cuevas
Sharon White (photo)
websites: Disco-Disco: Sharon White
information: — owner Fabrice Emaer [1935-1983 - kidney cancer]
— Fabrice Emaer was called 'Le Prince de la nuit / The Prince of the night' and he was also the owner of Pimm's and Sept (Seven)
— a three levels club with the dancefloor, a bar and a scene in the ground floor, a second bar on the second floor and a third bar in the balcony of the third floor. There were sitting areas in every level
— the club had an exceptional lightning and effects system with three lasers, mirrors, a neon ball decending from the ceiling righ over the dancefloor, neon lights, smoke machines and video screens
— in the opening night Grace Jones performed
— le Palace was the Studio 54 of Paris with a mixture of rich and famous people along with straight and gays
— the waiters had red and gold outfits designed by Thierry Mugler
— in her 1979 hit "Fashion Pack", Amanda Lear sings: 'In Paris you’ve got to be seen at Maxim’s, the Palace, the Sept (Seven), and go Chez Régine...'
— in October 20, 1980 Fabrice opened the restaurant Privilège in the basement of the club
— when Fabrice died in 1983 new management took over and the club lost its appeal and finally closed down
— the DJ, Guy Cuevas, was Cuban and recorded some records in the early 1980's
— le palace had opened in 1923 as a Vau-de-Ville theatre and in 1946 it was turned into a cinema which Emaer bought in 1977 and restored with a gentle hand and kept its landmarked classic Art Deco style
— the former club stood abandoned for years but opened up its ports again as a comic show theatre in early 2007
Photo: le Palace outside (by Patrick)
Photo: le Palace Sign (by Peter)
Photo: le Palace entrance ticket (by Peter)
Photo: le Palace dancefloor (by Patrick)
Photo: le Palace Neon wall (by Peter)
Photo: le Palace dancefloor & neon wall (by Peter)
Photo: le Palace dancefloor (by Peter)
Photo: le Palace dancefloor (by Peter)
Photo: le Palace dancefloor (by Peter)
source: Patrick Foulon / Peter Blok (Photos)
Some le Palace Classics  (EVERYBODY) GET DANCIN' - Bombers
GET UP AND BOOGIE - Freddie James
LET'S START THE DANCE - Bohannon
LET'S ALL CHANT - Michael Zager Band
PARIS BY NIGHT (Album) - Patrick Juvet
 
CLUB:  TRINITY

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address: Eimsbütteler Chaussee Road 5
Hamburg, Germany
active years: Dec. 28, 1978 - 1986
DeeJays: Sharon Lee (1978-1979) (photo)
David Begoon (1979)
Peter Römer (1979-1981 + 1893-1986) (photo)
Jens Lissat (1981-1986)
Charles McCrae (1979-1980)
Ray Yates (1980)
Toni Soler (1983)
Gary Dee (1983)
Swen Geiss (1982 + 1984 + 1986) (photo)
light men: Jörg Schönemann (1979-1980) (photo)
Jörn Wittenbecher (1979-1981)
Tommy de Malo (1979)
Randy Turner (1979)
Swen Geiss (1980-1981) (photo)
Uwe May (1981-1893)
websites: Trinity-Hamburg
information: — Trinity was the Studio 54 of Germany, they even brought over DJ Sharon Lee from '54' to open up Trinity
— the club was designed by Design Circuit Inc., New York. Seven interior designers worked on over 100 detail plans for five months and 2000 man-hours to create the club
— a 10'000 Watts Richard Long sound system made sure the 200 square meters dance floor was moving
— the RLA sound system had two 2500 Watts subwoofers and 30 loudspeakers grouped all around the dance floor
— Trinity had an amazing light show with 1000 lamps, 300 meters of neon, a huge dry ice fog machine and over 250 switches for the lightman to handle. The lightning was even rewarded World's Best Light Show by Billboard magazine
— a staff of around 50 people made sure the over 1000 guests always had a great time
— the main bar was below the DJ booth and there were bars on each side of the dance floor. Another bar was located in the balcony
— the balcony was surrounding most of the dance floor
— in 1986 Trinity closed, but the owner kept re-opening the place under different names like Offline and Base, until 1990 when it was closed for good
Photo: Trinity Dance Floor in 1979
Photo: Trinity Dance Floor in 1981
Photo: Trinity Lightshow
Photo: Trinity DJ booth
source: Swen
Trinity Classics  NEVER GONNA SAY GOODBYE - Poussez
COME ON AND DO IT - Poussez
LOVE INSURANCE - Front Page
EVERYBODY GET DOWN - Moussons Electric Band
the BREAK - Kat Mandu
SAVAGE LOVER - The Ring
LOVE DANCING - Marlena Shaw
THIS TIME BABY - Jackie Moore
LOVE AND DESIRE - Arpeggio
HARMONY - Suzie Lane
KEEP ON DANCING - Gary's Gang
COME TO ME - France Joli
GOOD TIMES - Chic
HAVEN'T STOPPED DANCING YET - Gonzales
DANCER - Gino Soccio
SUNSET PEOPLE - Donna Summer
LIKE AN EAGLE - Dennis Parker
AIN'T NOTHING GONNA KEEP ME FROM YOU - Teri DeSario
HERE COMES THAT SOUND - Love de Luxe
CAN YOU FEEL THE FORCE - Real Thing
STREET LIFE - Crusaders
SPANK - Jimmy Bo Horne
KEEP ON JUMPING - Musique
LOVE MAGIC - John Davis & his Monster Orchestra
 

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