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Disco Polo

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XI : Genres: Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Disco polo is a sub-genre of Eurodisco, modeled upon Italo disco but deeply rooted in Polish folk tradition, especially with regard to instruments and simple and naïve lyrics. Emerging in the mid-1980s in Poland, with a peak of popularity...

Boney M

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...Boney M. is a Caribbean-tinged disco/vocal group created by German producer Frank Farian (born 1941, also known for his work with Milli Vanilli) in 1976. Originally consisting of Liz Mitchell (born 1952) and Marcia Barrett (born 1948) from...

Eurodisco

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XI : Genres: Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Encyclopedia Articles

...Eurodisco is a European variant of disco, which itself developed in the United States in the early 1970s, initially in the gay and African-American communities, incorporating musical elements from R&B, funk, soul and salsa. Disco first...