1979 Disco Riot

With these hard times, who's to say that anti-disco riots will not spontaneously break out again?

     Posted By: Paul - Thu Feb 05, 2009
     Category: Fads | History | Music | Riots, Protests and Civil Disobedience | 1970s





Comments
No injuries reported! What kind of a riot is that!
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 02/05/09 at 10:24 AM
"Thanks for that on-the-spot report, Les. For those of you who've just tuned in, the Pinedale Shopping Mall has just been bombed with live turkeys. Film at eleven!"
Posted by Viceman48 on 02/05/09 at 10:55 AM
Salmon Lips needs a smack upside the head.
And as for the rioters....do you think drugs/alcohol may have been involved? I don't get the riot mentality in cases like this. Don't like disco music? Change the channel. There is no need to destroy a field.
Posted by AGFH on 02/05/09 at 11:03 AM
The Roof....The Roof.....The Roof Is On Fire....
Posted by AGFH on 02/05/09 at 11:30 AM
Expat - they were just stayin' alive.
Posted by Madd Maxx on 02/05/09 at 12:20 PM
Disco, disco duck!
Disco, disco duck!
Don't try your luck.
Posted by kingmonkey in Athens, Ontario on 02/05/09 at 01:01 PM
Was anybody Kung Fu Fighting in this riot?
Posted by Jules in Connecticut on 02/05/09 at 01:03 PM
No but I'm going to get all shook up if'n y'all don't quit punnin' around.
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 02/05/09 at 01:25 PM
Instead of fighting, they should all just do a little dance, make a little love, get down tonight.
Posted by kingmonkey in Athens, Ontario on 02/05/09 at 02:06 PM
Just so happens that The Smith's "Panic" should start playing as I clicked the comments field.

"Burn down the Disco,
Hang the blessed DJ
Because the music that they constantly play
Says nothing to me about my life.
Hang the blessed DJ"
Posted by DownCrisis on 02/05/09 at 02:15 PM
i din't know the chicago riots were about disco. :lol: maybe it was just saturday night fever.
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 02/05/09 at 10:35 PM
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