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The Divine Sounds of Gospel Disco

In Glastonbury 2013, deep into a Sunday morning in the hot and steamy NYC Downlow tent, DJ Greg Belson took the hedonistic crowd to church. The soulful, devotional tracks that made 2,000 euphoric dancers joyously raise their hands were originally recorded in the mid ‘70s when disco dominated the charts. But these songs weren’t recorded to soundtrack the cocaine- and sex-driven dancefloor of Studio 54. These singles were laid down in dedication to the Lord.

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