Sweet, rhythmic disco was one of the most influential cultural and musical movements of the '70s.
Disco re-popularized dancing as a social activity internationally, and introduced a new style of freeform dancing: No longer did you need a partner to get funky on the dance floor, with disco you can get your freak on solo.
Disco originally comes from the french term “Discotheque”, meaning "library of phonograph records", which came to refer to clubs where records were the norm.
in the ‘60s The U.S. popularized A Shortened version: "Disco"
Disco evolved from many amazing different subcultures. It has origins in ‘60s/‘70s Philadelphia R&B scene, founded in African-American and Latino musicians and audiences, and was found in private dance parties thrown in the underground gay community of New York.