Una Mullally

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The Godfather of Disco

If you’re a fan of disco, you’ve probably read ‘My Life and the Paradise Garage: Keep on Dancin”, the autobiography of Mel Cheren. I hadn’t seen the documentary that followed the book until recently, but now you can watch the …

Fri, Feb 8, 2013, 11:42

   

If you’re a fan of disco, you’ve probably read ‘My Life and the Paradise Garage: Keep on Dancin”, the autobiography of Mel Cheren. I hadn’t seen the documentary that followed the book until recently, but now you can watch the whole thing on YouTube. Disco, clubs, the HIV/AIDS crisis, activism, New York, West End Records, it’s all here.

Check it out:
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Cheren died aged 74 in 2007.