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Larry Levan

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Born: Jun 21, 1954 in Brooklyn, NY
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Died: Nov 8, 1992 in New York, NY
Genre: Other, R&B, Rap
Biography: Neglected by many because of his early death and lack of recordings, Larry Levan is one of the seminal names in dance music, a legendary inspiration during the 1970s and '80s. Influenced by David Mancuso's seminal Loft parties, which presaged disco by more than five years, Levan took his cue and transferred ...Read full biography
Journey into Paradise: The Larry Levan Story
Released: 2006
Label: Rhino
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One look at Journey into Paradise: The Larry Levan Story will incite skepticism from many longtime disco collectors. How can the Warner-distributed Rhino justify a title so definitive when the compilation ...Read full review