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 Post subject: Classic Clubs - photos, invites, info and other memorabilia
 Post Posted: Sun May 21, 2006 6:43 am 
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Hi there and Thanks for stopping by...


I would LOVE your scans of photos, invites, tickets, drink tickets and other Classic Club related information or memorabilia.
So PLEASE send anything you might have to me - would be GREATLY appreciated. the More - the Better !!!
Check out the <A HREF="http://www.disco-disco.com/clubs/clubs.shtml"><B>CLUBS</B></A> page for the already listed clubs - but I'm looking to add others, so keep it coming... There you find my e-mail as well...


THANK YOU and Disco-on !

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 Post Posted: Tue Jun 27, 2006 12:12 am 
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I WAS CLUBING IN THE CITY FROM 1973-1981-WENT TO ALL THE DISCOS, IFINITY W/DJ WALTER,LIME LIGHT, BON SOIR, PALLADIUM, CONTINENTAL BATHS, BARNUMS, CRISCO DISCO, REED STREET/DJ LARRY LAVAN, THE GALLERY/DJ NICKY AND OFCOURSE STUDIO-54-THE GALLERY WAS THE START OF THE UNDERGROUND CLUBS-WITH NO LIQUOR LICENCE BUT PLENTY OF MUNCHIES AND SPIKED PUNCH THE LINE WAS AROUNG THE CORNER TO GET IT -MANY OF NIGHTS PEOPLE WERE TURNED AWAY-IF YOU DIDNT KNO HOW TO DANCE OR HOW TO MOVE YOUR BODY-YOU WOULD OF LEARNED AT THE GALLERY - THE BEST OF DANCERS FROM ALL NATIONALITES,AFRICAN AMERICAN-THE BEST DANCERS-WHO TAUGHT EVERONE ELSE-THE LATINOS HAD THAT RYTHM-AND THE CAUCASIANS LEARNED HOW TO MOVE FROM BOTH. THE FIRST TIME I WENT THERE I WAS IN AWE AND I NEVER STOPPED GOING EVERY FRI & SAT UNTIL IT CLOSED DOWN IN 1979-THE GALLERY OPENED AT MIDNIGHT & CLOSED AT 10AM. I WENT TO REED STREET OCCASSIONALLY TO LISTEN TO LARRY SPIN -BY THE TIME THE GALLERY CLOSED -REED ST WAS CLSED FOR A WHILE-THE SAME CROWD WENT TO BOTH CLUBS-THEN PARADISE GARAGE OPENED WITH SOME OF THE GALLERIES AND SOME OF REED STREETS SOUND & LIGHT SYSTEM & BUBBLE SYSTEM-EVEN THOUGH MANY LOVED THE GARAGE IT WAS MISSING SOMETHING-NT THJE SAME AS THE CLUBS IT ORIGINATED FROM-TOO COMMERCIAL-THE GALLERY WAS LIKE A RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE-LIKE GOING TO A SHRINK -LIKE DUMPING ALL YOUR TOXIC WASTE -MOST PEOPLE FROM THAT CLUB ERA ARE NO LONGER WITH US & I REMEMBER EVERYONE OF THEM. I THANK THEM:FOR THAT TIME IN MY LIFE THAT I HOLD CLOSEST TO MY HEART-FOR THE MEMORIES OF NOT A CARE IN THE WORLD -& FOR THE FEELING THAT I GOT WHEN I WAS THERE-BOY DO I WISH I COULD FEEL THAT AGAIN"

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 Post Posted: Tue Jun 24, 2008 3:42 am 
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 Post subject: The Flying Saucer
 Post Posted: Wed Jul 02, 2008 2:27 am 
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In San Juan, Puerto Rico, there was a club, called I believe, The Flying Saucer. It was in the Shape of a flying saucer. And the deejay was Victor Flores. This club was always packed, and the combination of DISCO, Latin Disco and Salsa was extremely impressive, since Victor beat mixed them. Not even you Pete did that!

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 Post Posted: Wed Jul 02, 2008 4:38 am 
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Ed, may be you didn't hear Pete do that. But I sure did. I think he may have been the first to do it. It was around 1983 when he mixed Wilfredo Vargas " El Africano" with some disco or dance song that the name evades me now. But rest assured that I did hear him do that.

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