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1973 is the 973rd year of the 2nd millennium, the 73rd year of the 20th century, and the 4th year of the 1970s decade.

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  • Larry Levan
    • The resident DJ at the Continental Baths walks out and the owner tells light-man Larry Levan that he’s got six hours to find a record collection. Levan becomes resident. The nightclub soundtrack of Motown and Soul gives way to Gamble and Huff’s Philly sound. MFSB release; ‘Love Is The Message’ typifies gay clubbing in NYC. Disco as a genre is born with the success of "Soul Makossa", based on its club play at the Loft.
  • First article on disco
    • MEDIA - Discotheque Rock '72: Paaaaarty! - Vince Aletti in Rolling Stone. The first major article citing disco and its music. Discotheques Break Singles - The first major mention of disco in a trade publication. This appeared in Billboard Magazine in late September.

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