Born in underground music clubs and raised on dancefloors, disco hit the mainstream in 1977 with the film Saturday Night Fever. Soon, it seemed that anything could be "disco": clothes, furniture, or even a Rolling Stones hit. But two years later, a cultural backlash booted disco from the pop charts and replaced it with the likes of The Knack's "My Sharona." Today: a debate on the legacy of disco with guests Eric Deggans, media and TV critic for the St. Petersburg Times, and Dave Thompson, author of I Hate New Music: A Classic Rock Manifesto.
Weigh in: Did disco really suck? What is its legacy?