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Although it's splitting hairs now, it's a bit ironic that the Bee Gees weren't making "disco" music; they were making white funk. You can hear it in the guitsr riffs & the drums. There's little of the robotic, trance-like rhythms favored in urban discos. Very few disco records were made with the care the Bee Gees put into their records. Comparatively few disco hits have endured as worthwhile "oldies." But hip hop artists have been sampling old school Seventies funk for decades.
True, the Bee Gees were making rock music long before they hit their falsetto period. But disco is not entirely defined by "robotic, trance like rhythms" as you noted. There were pop oriented disco songs, what they called "techno" and even "house" disco. There was R&B disco as well. I think the Bee Gees got stuck in the disco genre thanks to the Travolta movie(s).
I'm a fan of both techno & house. But one of the best compliments I ever got at WFMU was from a fellow DJ who'd come out of clubs, still worked them, & used club jargon I could barely comprehend, He said, "Man, do you realize you're the best old school cat on this station?" I said, no, I didn't, I only dabbled in the old funk. He said, "You play shit nobody sampled yet."
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