“Boogie Oogie Oogie”, A Taste of Honey

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What I Like Is Sounds

Boogie Oogie Oogie

Sometimes disco is the only thing that can soothe your soul.  It’s mindless, funky, and sexy.  Every song doesn’t have to be profound and change the world. 

I’ve never been a disco hater.  I was a kid when it was popular, and I didn’t know anything about the anti-disco movement.  Burning records you hate makes no sense to me.  You paid for it, so why are you destroying it?  A lot of people burned Beatles records after John Lennon made his infamous God comment.  Do people get outraged because other people are outraged?  Do you honestly not like something anymore because other people don’t like it?  Or because other people do like it?  Why can’t you just enjoy something because it makes you feel good?

More than once in my writing have I referred to Dave Grohl’s brilliant comment on guilty pleasures, and it definitely applies to disco. 

“I don’t…

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