Album: Get Dancin' (1974)
Charted: 8 10

Songfacts®:

  • Disco-Tex was the pseudonym of a hairdresser by the name of Sir Monti Rock III (born Joseph Montanez) who had been a teen idol and a regular on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson in the 1960s.
  • The first hit for Disco Tex, this was one of the first disco records. Disco Tex and the Sex-O-Lettes follow-up to this, "I Wanna Dance With Choo," was also a hit. Future dance singer Jocelyn Brown supplied backup vocals for "I Wanna Dance With Choo," as well as some of their album tracks.
  • Chelsea Records also issued this song as a 10" single, the first time this promotional device was ever used. The first ever 12" promo was "Swearin' To God" by Frankie Valli on Private Stock.
  • Former Four Seasons producer and co-writer Bob Crewe produced this song. He also wrote the song along with Kenny Nolan. The duo wrote numerous Top 40 hits of the '70s, including the #1 records, "Lady Marmalade" for Labelle and 'My Eyes Adored You' for Frankie Valli.

Comments: 2

  • Bill from Usthis song sucks, AS in sucks you in to participate. Fun. This song has everything, honkey tonk, big band, arena rock, and disco, comedy, show tune, even sex! how could you not get involved!
  • Buck from Monroe, LaThe name of the group as shown on the album cover is Disco Tex and His Sex-O-Lettes.
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