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Stayin’ Alive

Season 1 Episode 3 | 54m 38s

Disco seemed untouchable by the end of the 1970s, but an incited violent backlash led to its demise. Dive into disco's underground return, where it laid the foundations for all future electronic dance music.

Aired: 05/30/24 | Expires: 07/30/24
Extras
Dive into how disco fell victim to a violent backlash and emerged to come back stronger.
Explore the opening of Studio 54.
As disco conquers the mainstream, it turns Black women and gay men into icons.
The surprising and overlooked history of disco: its origins, its fall and its legacy.
As disco conquers the mainstream, it turns Black women and gay men into icons.
Discover how members of the Gay Activist Alliance challenged the status quo at the Rainbow Room.
Explore how this global music craze was born in the apartments and basement bars of 1970s New York.
Discover more about Larry Levan and the Paradise Garage.
As disco conquers the mainstream, it turns Black women and gay men into icons.
Explore how this global music craze was born in the apartments and basement bars of 1970s New York.