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29 Pictures That Show Just How Crazy 1970s Disco Really Was

A look back at the hedonistic disco clubs of the '70s, presented by Getty Images.

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Left: Actor and singer Grace Jones gives a big smile to the camera while partying at Studio 54 in New York City, 1978. Right: Metallic-painted dancers at a disco club perform on stage in New York City, 1978.

Left: A couple wearing matching high socks dance at the disco club Xenon in New York City, 1978. Right: A woman wipes the sweat from her face at Studio 54, 1977.

Left: A disco DJ smokes a cigarette while spinning a record at a club in New York City, 1979. Right: A man in a leather thong and sparkling glitter dances at Electric Circus in New York City, 1979.

Left: A man blowing a whistle in a sparkling purple outfit dances at Studio 54, 1979. Right: A woman dances amid other partygoers at Studio 54, 1977.

Left: The Queen of Disco Donna Summer performs onstage in a feather costume, circa 1976. Right: A woman dances in ecstasy at a disco in New York City, 1976.

See more images of the 1970s disco scene at Getty Images.

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