Old School Friday # 29 "Disco"!!

Hi There Bloggers!!
You Know What It Is!!!!
It is…FRIDAY!! Which is my favorite day of the week because I get to post my “Old School Friday” Picks! In case you are new around these parts and don’t know what “Old School Friday” is, well it is grown folks MUSIC! Yes we post some music that comes from some time before 1999, (hopefully) to relive some memories, and to educate or just entertain each other.
Ms Grapevine and MarvalusOne have teamed up to create a meme titled Old School Friday and since I love my music I had to sign up to join! To join in the Old School Friday Fun go Here for guidelines.

The theme for this week ,


Here are the other “Old School Friday” participants:

Electronic VillageFresh And FabDanielleKim

Ms GrapevineQuick Marcus LANGFORD

Cassandra – – iriegal – –Hagar’s Daughter Lisa C

Chocl8t DPDallassouthKreative Talk

Marvalus One ReginaClnmikeVivrant Thing

AJ SharonThe Creole PimpInvisible Woman

Beleiver 1964 CooperSJPBriaHey Shae

From the BattlefieldThembi D Spot

This first song is the ultimate disco song to me! I remember my mother with her hip hugger, bell bottom pants, afro and disheeki taking COUNTLESS hours to teach me this dance (I personally never liked it…sorry mom!) but she was having fun, and it is classic!

The Hustle – Van McCoy

Lady Diana can sure work a stage!
Love Hangover (Live) – Diana Ross

This last video is a shout out to anybody that has ever been to a “BLOCK PARTY”! Block parties in the projects (in the 70’s – early 80’s) were the best time ever! This song is the ultimate Block Party song because when it came on EVERYBODY got up to dance! I never understood how someone could dance (doing the bump, the hustle, etc.) all while holding a full cup of liquor and never spill a drop!! They didn’t play! LOL!!

Dance To The Drummer’s Beat – Herman Kelly & Life

Sorry about the 3 videos (I’m supposed to post only 2)! Hey I got it down from the original 10 that I watched last night, but I couldn’t make the final cut!! Happy Old School Friday!

Peace & Love!


23 Comments (+add yours?)

    Sep 05, 2008 @ 00:04:00

    Diana looks great!!

  2. The True Urban Queen aka Sharon
    Sep 05, 2008 @ 06:43:00

    lol About the block party and not spilling the drink. Not a drop.And getting down too.You know this is the music to get dance to. FUN FUN FUN!!!Let’s Dance. ..

  3. iriegal
    Sep 05, 2008 @ 08:52:00

    You had me dancing over her sistah Regina. I always envied my friends for knowing how to do the hustle and I didn’t. Great picks….and sadly I can’t limit myself to two…lol

  4. Torrance Stephens - All-Mi-T
    Sep 05, 2008 @ 09:09:00

    what u know about herman kelly band lol and aint that more go go?have a great weekend

  5. Dori
    Sep 05, 2008 @ 09:11:00

    Thanks for the great music. I’m dancin’ over here. 🙂

  6. jjbrock
    Sep 05, 2008 @ 09:43:00

    Girl, you should stop what a great selection. My favorite is the Hustle. Now that tune is in my head UGH! “Do the hustle”.

  7. Hagar's Daughter
    Sep 05, 2008 @ 10:11:00

    Regina,You have my husband and I are doing the hustle right now. Happy OSF!

  8. MrsGrapevine
    Sep 05, 2008 @ 11:20:00

    The Hustle always makes me want to do just that…I don't know what it is about this song but it makes me feet movie without me trying…I didn't realize the Diana Ross song was disco, this is one of my favorites by the Ms Ross…I have never heard this last song, Herman & Life. I thought it was Let's Dance, but it is not…

  9. Thembi
    Sep 05, 2008 @ 12:12:00

    I spent months trying to pin down that Herman Kelly joint. Little kids who are just learning how to dance really seem to dig it. Great picks!

  10. Quick
    Sep 05, 2008 @ 17:26:00

    DO THE HUSTLE! LOL I love that song…Happy OSF!

  11. ShAé - ShAé
    Sep 05, 2008 @ 18:05:00

    I was about to give you props for the hustle, then I saw Diana and all I can say is you did the damned thang this week. Happy OSF. 🙂

  12. SjP
    Sep 05, 2008 @ 22:27:00

    Party over there and sho’ nuff a party over here! Great Choices!

  13. Invisible Woman
    Sep 06, 2008 @ 03:22:00

    Nice to see Diana without 68 pounds of hair…

  14. MsMarvalus
    Sep 06, 2008 @ 08:30:00

    I am grooving too early this morning…too much dancing before I’ve had my coffee…Great picks, Ms. Regina!

  15. Tears
    Sep 06, 2008 @ 08:37:00

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  16. Don
    Sep 06, 2008 @ 10:58:00

    I kinda remember that song The Hustle. Of course I remember Diana Ross. Good choices, Regina.

  17. Marcus LANGFORD
    Sep 06, 2008 @ 18:04:00

    the hustle was a major disco hit by mccoy; it is one of the flyest disco songs still! diana ross was jammin’ up a storm on her ‘love hangover’ tune. great picks![Associated Mess©]

  18. Dorothy
    Sep 07, 2008 @ 07:48:00

    Regina, I’m so glad you stopped at my blog grammology.com so I could find yours. I called my sister Diane who drops the cards for me and told her to click on the Hustle..because even though my husband and I are 62 and 63 (old timers) we’re dancing like that the next time we go out. Thanks for the refreshing wonderful walk down memory lane. I’ll be back what a great site….Dorothy from grammologywww.grammology.com

  19. Our Love Story
    Sep 07, 2008 @ 21:26:00

    hi regina… how are u? well, i love diana ross… definitely, she’s the disco queen! i like the hustle’ too… hmm, it’s really nice to relive music from the past… and the attire too… they keep on coming back in our fashion nowadays… like the bell bottom pants, retro dress- mini’s, clog shoes, etc… hehe…go on dancin’, girl! take care always and Godbless! : )

  20. SjP
    Sep 09, 2008 @ 07:34:00

    Hi Regina, been trying to read your “I Am A Community Organizer” post – but for some strange reason it doesn’t show up. The only thing I see is the icon – but, no post. Don’t know if others are having the same problem – but, just thought I’d give you a heads up. Have a great and blessed day!

  21. Believer 1964
    Sep 09, 2008 @ 13:24:00

    Disco is all right!

  22. Martin Lindsey.
    Sep 11, 2008 @ 17:03:00

    You are jammin’ into an entirely new weekend for me D.J. Regina. I’ve always loved “The Hustle”. I’m going to have that flute line in my head the rest of the night now. I’ll probably whistle it all the way to home too…”toot-toot-toot, to-to-ta-do-toot-toot”…Great picks. Gee waddaya’ spinnin’ on your virtual truntables this week?

  23. PopArtDiva
    Sep 13, 2008 @ 07:15:00

    Regina – your post of the Hustle brought back many memories of my days in discos wearing platform shoes that were taller than me and my silly red haired “afro”! A bad perm is not an afro and a red head with a fake afro just looks like Bozo, lol! I’m lucky that all my pictures from those days have mysteriously disappeared!

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