List of disco artists (F–K)

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The following lists groups or individuals primarily associated with the disco era of the 1970s and some of their most noteworthy disco hits. Numerous artists, not usually considered disco artists, implemented some of the styles and sounds of disco music, and are also included.

See Also: List of disco artists (A–E), List of disco artists (F–K), List of disco artists (L–R), List of disco artists (S–Z)


Contents

F[edit]

  • Faith, Hope & Charity
    • "To Each His Own" (1975), "Life Goes On" (1978), "I'm Ready for a New Love" (1978)
  • Fantastic Four
    • "I Got to Have Your Love" (1977)
  • Fat Larry's Band
    • "Center City" (1977), "Fascination" (1977), "Lookin' for Love" (1979), "Let the Sun Shine" (1979), "Last Chance to Dance" (1979)
  • Fatback Band
    • "Spanish Hustle" (1975), "Disco-Crazy" (1977), "NYCNYUSA" (1978), "Mile-High" (1978), "Do the Boogie Woogie" (1979), You're My Candy Sweet" (1979)
  • Ferrante & Teicher
    • "Classical Disco" (1977)
  • Fern Kinney
    • "Groove Me" (1979), "Pillow Talk" (1979), "Together We Are Beautiful" (1980)
  • The Fiestas
    • "Tina, the Disco Queen" (1977)
  • First Choice
    • "The Player" (1974), "Dr. Love" (1977), "Let No Man Put Asunder" (1977), "Hold Your Horses" (1979)
  • The Floaters
    • "I Just Wanna Be with You" (1978)
  • Floyd Smith
    • "I Just Can't Give up on You" (1976)
  • Four Tops
    • "Catfish" (1976), "The Show Must Go On" (1977)
  • Four on the Floor
    • "Any Day Now" (1979)
  • Foxy
    • "The Way You Do the Things You Do" (1976), "People Fall in Love (While Dancing)" (1977), "Teena's Song" (1978), "Get Off" (1978), "Hot Number" (1979)
  • France Joli
    • "Come To Me" (1979), "Don't Stop Dancing" (1979), "Let Go" (1979), "Playboy" (1979)
  • Frank Sinatra
    • "Night and Day" (1977)
  • Frankie Avalon
    • "Venus" (1976)
  • Frankie Valli
    • "Who Loves You" (1975), (w/ The Four Seasons) "Swearin' to God" (1975), "Our Day Will Come" (1975), "December 1963 (Oh What a Night)" (w/ The Four Seasons) (1976), "Grease" (1978), "Passion for Paris" (1979)
  • Frantique
    • "Strut Your Funky Stuff" (1979)
  • Freda Payne
    • "Love Magnet" (1977), "Livin' For The Beat" (1978), "Happy Days Are Here Again/Happy Music" (1978), "Red Hot" (1979), I'll Do Anything for You" (1979)
  • Free Life
    • "Dance Fantasy" (1979)
  • French Champagne
    • "Christmas & New Year's Eve Super-Medley" (1979)
  • Funkadelic
    • "One Nation Under A Groove" (1978), "(Not Just) Knee Deep" (1979)

G[edit]

  • GQ
    • "Disco Nights (Rock-Freak)" (1979)
  • Ganymed
    • "It Takes Me Higher" (1978)
  • Gap Band
    • "Baby Baba Boogie" (1979), "Oops Upside Your Head" (1980)
  • Gap Mangione
    • "Dancin' Is Makin' Love" (1979), "You're the One" (1979)
  • Garnett Mimms
    • "What It Is" (1977)
  • Gary's Gang
    • "Keep On Dancin' (1978), "Let's Lovedance Tonight" (1979), "Knock Me Out" (1979)
  • Gateway
    • "Can't Accept the Fact" (1976)
  • Gene Chandler
    • "Get Down" (1978), "When You're #1" (1978), "That Funky Disco Rhythm" (1979), "Dance Fever" (1979)
  • Gene Page
    • "Wild Cherry" (1976), "Close Encounters" (1978)
  • General Johnson
    • "Let's Fool Around" (1977), "Can't Nobody Love Me Like You Do" (1978)
  • George Benson
    • "Good King Bad" (1976), "On Broadway" (1977), "Love Ballad" (1979), "Give Me The Night" (1980)
  • George Bussey
    • "Disco Extravaganza" (1979)
  • George McCrae
    • "Rock Your Baby" (1974), "Honey I (I'll Live My Life For You)" (1975), "Givin' Back the Feeling" (1977), "Love in Motion" (1977), "Let's Dance (People All over the World)" (1978), "(You've Got) My Love, My Life, My Soul" (1978)
  • Geraldine Hunt
    • "Hot-Blooded Woman" (1978), "Hang on to Love" (1978)
  • Gibson Brothers
    • "Symphony" (1977), "Que Sera Mi Vida (If You Should Go)" (1978), "Jenny" (1978), "Ooh What a Night" (1979), "Cuba" (1979), "Mariana" (1980),
  • Gino Soccio
    • "Dance to Dance" (1979), "The Dancer" (1979)
  • Gladys Knight
    • "Love Is Always On Your Mind" (1977), "It's a Better-Than-Good Time" (1978), "You Bring Out the Best in Me" (1979)
  • Gladys Knight & the Pips
    • "Baby Don't Change Your Mind" (1977), "Bourgié Bourgié" (1980)
  • Gloria Estefan
  • Gloria Gaynor
  • "Honey Bee" (1974),"Never Can Say Goodbye" (1974), "Reach Out I'll Be There (1974), "Casanova Brown" (1975), "Most of All" (1977), "Anybody Wanna Party" (1978), "Substitute" (1978), "I Will Survive" (1978), "Let Me Know (I Have a Right)" (1979), "Tonight" (1980), "I Am What I Am" (1983)
  • Gloria Jones
    • "Bring on the Love" (1977), "Woman Is Woman" (1977), "When I Was a Little Girl" (1979)
  • Gloria Scott
    • "Just as Long as We're Together" (1975)
  • Goody Goody
    • "#1 Dee-Jay" (1979)
  • Gotham
    • "I'm Your AC/DC Man" (1979)
  • Grace Jones
    • "Sorry" (1976), "La Vie En Rose" (1977), "I Need A Man" (1978), "Am I Ever Gonna Fall in Love in New York City" (1978), "On Your Knees" (1979), "Don't Mess with the Messer" (1979)
  • Graham Bonnett
    • "Warm Ride" (1978)
  • Grateful Dead
    • "Shakedown Street" (1978)
  • Gregg Diamond
    • "This Side of Midnight" (1978), "Fancy Dancer" (1978), "Danger" (1979), "Starcruiser" (1979)
  • Gwen McCrae
    • "Rockin' Chair" (1975), "I Found a Love" (1979), "Melody of Life" (1979)

H[edit]

  • Hamilton Bohannon
    • "Disco Stomp" (1975), "Let's Start the Dance (1978), "Disco Symphony" (1979)
  • Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes
    • "The Love I Lost" (1973), "Bad Luck" (1975), "Where Are All My Friends" (1975), "Don't Leave Me This Way" (1975), "Prayin'" (1979)
  • Harry Thumann
    • "American Express" (1979), "Underwater" (1980)
  • Harvey Mason
    • "Groovin' You" (1979)
  • Harvey Scales
    • "Follow the Disco Crowd" (1977), "Hot Foot" (1979)
  • Helen Reddy
    • "Make Love to Me" (1979)
  • Heatwave
    • "Boogie Nights" (1977), "The Groove Line" (1978)
  • Hemlock
    • "Disco Break" (1979)
  • Wayne Henderson
    • "Dancin' Love Affair" (1978), "Heat of the Beat" (1979)
  • Herbie Hancock
    • "I Thought It Was You" (1978)
  • Herbie Mann
    • "Waterbed" (1976), "The Piper" (1977), "Jisco Dazz" (1978), "Body Oil" (1979)
  • Herman Kelly and Life
    • "Dance to the Drummer's Beat" (1978)
  • High Inergy
    • "Shoulda Gone Dancing" (1979)
  • Hot Chocolate
    • "Disco Queen" (1974), "You Sexy Thing" (1975), "Don't Stop It Now" (1976), "Heaven's In The Backseat Of My Cadillac" (1977), "So You Win Again" (1977), "Every One's A Winner" (1978) "Are You Getting Enough Of What Makes You Happy" (1980), "Girl Crazy" (1982),
  • Houston Person
    • "Disco Sax" (1975), "Dancing Feet" (1976)
  • Hues Corporation
    • "Rock the Boat" (1974), "I Caught Your Act" (1976)

I[edit]

  • Idris Muhammad
    • "Could Heaven Ever Be Like This" (1977), "Dancing in the Land of Lovely Ladies" (1978), "Disco Man" (1979)
  • Imperials
    • "Fast Freddie the Roller Disco King" (1979)
  • The Impressions
    • "Dance" (1977)
  • Inner Life
    • "I'm Caught Up (In a One Night Love Affair)" (1979)
  • Instant Funk
    • "I Got My Mind Made Up" (1978), "Crying" (1979)
  • Isaac Hayes
    • "Juicy Fruit (Disco Freak)" (1976), "Stranger in Paradise" (1977), "Moonlight Lovin' (Ménage à trois)" (1977), "Shaft II" (1978), "Don't Let Go" (1979)
  • The Isley Brothers
    • "People of Today" (1976), "Who Loves You Better" (1976), "I Wanna Be With You" (1979), "Winner Takes All" (1979), "Life In The City" (1979), "It's a Disco Night (Rock Don't Stop)" (1979)

J[edit]

  • Jackie Moore
    • "This Time Baby" (1979), "How's Your Love-Life Baby" (1979)
  • The Jackson 5
    • "Dancing Machine" (1974), **"The Life of The Party" (1974), "Forever Came Today" (1975)
  • The Jacksons
    • "Enjoy Yourself" (1976), "Show You The Way To Go" (1976), "Keep On Dancing" (1976), "Goin' Places" (1977), "Blame It On The Boogie" (1978), "Shake Your Body (Down To The Ground)" (1978), "Can You Feel It" (1981)
  • James & Bobby Purify
    • "Do Your Thing" (1974),
  • James Brown
    • "Hot Pants - Pt1" (1971), "Make it Funky - Pt1" (1971), "Stoned to the Bone" (1973), "Hustle!!! (Dead on it)" 1975), "Sex Machine" (1975), "Get Up Offa That Thing" (1976), "Bobyheat" (1976), "It's Too Funky In Here" (1979)
  • Janice McClain
    • "Smack Dab in the Middle" (1979)
  • Jay Black
    • "One-Night Affair" (1977), "Love Is in the Air" (1979)
  • Jeanette Washington
    • "Turn Your Boogie Loose" (1979)
  • Jeanne Napoli
    • "Oh, No, Don't Let Go" (1976)
  • Jermaine Jackson
    • "Let's Be Young Tonight" (1976), "Let's Get Serious" (1979)
  • Jesse Green
    • "Nice and Slow" (1976)
  • Jimmy Castor Bunch
    • "Bertha Butt Encounters Vader" (1978)
  • Jimmy "Bo" Horne
    • "Get Happy" (1977), "Dance Across The Floor" (1978), "Spank" (1978), "Is It In" (1979)
  • Jimmy James
    • "Now Is the Time" (1976)
  • Jimmy McGriff
    • "Sky Hawk" (1978), "Tailgunner" (1978)
  • J.J. Barnes
    • "How Long" (1977)
  • Joe Farrell
    • "Promise Me Your Love" (1977)
  • Joe Simon
    • "Get Down, Get Down (Get On The Floor)" (1975), "Love Vibration" (1978), "Going Through These Changes" (1978), "One Step at a Time" (1978), "Happy Birthday, Baby" (1979)
  • Joe Tex
    • "Ain't Gonna Bump No More (With No Big Fat Woman)" (1977)
  • Joel Diamond
    • "Heaven in the Afternoon" (1979)
  • Joey Travolta
    • "What Did Love Ever Do for You?" (1979), "Heaven-Sent" (1979)
  • John Davis and the Monster Orchestra
    • "Up Jumped the Devil" (1977), "Ain't That Enough for You" (1978), "Love Magic" (1979), "That's What I Get" (1979)
  • John Paul Young
    • "Standing In The Rain" (1977), "Love Is In The Air" (1978), "The Day My Heart Caught Fire"
  • John Tropea
    • "Livin' in the Jungle" (1979)
  • Johnny Bristol
    • "Hang On in There Baby" (1974),
  • Johnny Mathis
    • "Night and Day" (1978), "Begin the Beguine" (1979)
  • Johnnie Taylor
    • "Disco Lady" (1976), "Mister Melody-Maker" (1979)
  • Johnny "Guitar" Watson
    • "Miss Frisco (Queen of the Disco)" (1978)
  • Johnny Bristol
    • "Hang On In There Baby" (1974), "Do It to My Mind" (1976), "I Sho Like Groovin' With You" (1976)
  • Johnny Nash
    • "Closer" (1979)
  • Jonelle Allen
    • "Baby I Just Wanna Love You" (1978)
  • The Joneses
    • "Sugar Pie Guy" (1974)
  • Joy Fleming
    • "The Final Thing" (1979)

K[edit]

  • Karen Young
    • "Hot Shot" (1978)
  • Kat Mandu
    • "The Break" (1979)
  • KC & the Sunshine Band
    • "Get Down Tonight" (1975), "That's The Way (I Like It)" (1975), "Boogie Shoes" (1975), "(Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty" (1976), "I Like to Do It" (1976), "I'm Your Boogie Man" (1976), "Keep It Comin' Love" (1976), "It's The Same Old Song" (1978), "Do You Wanna Go Party" (1979), "Give It Up" (1983)
  • The Keane Brothers
    • "Dancing in the Moonlight" (1979), "Candy" (1979)
  • Kelly Marie
    • "Make Love To Me" (1978), "Run to Me" (1979), "Feels Like I'm In Love" (1980), "Loving Just for Fun" (1980), "Hot Love" (1981), "I'm On Fire" (1983), "Breakout" (1984)
  • Kenny Nolan
    • "Wine, Women and Champagne" (1979)
  • King Sporty
    • "Keep on Dancing" (1977), "Fire Keep on Burning" (1978)
  • Kinsman Dazz
    • "Keep on Rockin'" (1979)
  • Kiss
    • "I Was Made For Lovin' You" (1979)
  • Kleeer
    • "Keep Your Body Working" (1978), "Tonight's the Night" (1978), "Winners" (1979), "It's Magic" (1979)
  • Kool & the Gang
    • "Spirit of the Boogie" (1975), "Open Sesame" (1976), "Super Bad" (1976), "If You Feel Like Dancin'" (1979), "Hangin' Out" (1979), "Ladies Night" (1979), "Tonight's The Night" (1979), "Celebration" (1980), "Night People" (1980), "Get Down On It" (1982)