The 1980 Yorkshire Disco Dancing Finals

Was this a dream? Did this really happen?
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Was this a dream? Did this really happen?

Disco was nothing short of a phenomenon, born in the downtrodden gay clubs of downtown New York, it was a cultural phoenix that rose from the ashes of the Stonewall riots and gave liberation to a previously voiceless section of society. It represented the peak in the relationship between music and clubs, with legendary places like The Gallery and the Paradise Garage setting the bar for clubbing to future generations.

As popularity spread however, the mainstream bred a weird bastardised version which included dance moves, glittery lyrca and Saturday Night Fever. If it was good for one thing though, at least we can look back at things like the Yorkshire Disco Dancing Finals and laugh at blokes like "Harry Bisset from York" throwing mad shapes.