Legends Of The Dance Floor - A Piece Of Paradise

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6MThe Weekend - Thank Larry It's Friday20110723

Highlights from the second Birthday of Paradise Garage which has been described as the prototype of the modern dance club closed in September 1987 and was the base for the legendary DJ Larry Levan.

The club was founded by Michael Brody and located on King Street in the Hudson Square area of New York.

It ran from 1977 to 1987 and derives from its origins as a parking garage.

Some of the people who performed at Paradise Garage include Dan Hartman, Divine, Gloria Gaynor, Jocelyn Brown and Grace Jones.

Highlights from the second birthday of the Paradise Garage club.

6M0120110718

Legends Of The Dancefloor "A Piece Of Paradise" - Reflections from New York City's highest table.

Interviews with Michael Linder, Vince Aletti, Nicky Siano, Judy Weinstein and Tom Moulton.

Five voices from the mount who saw the beginning from the floor up, created change and rode with the wave through the disco daze past the Millennium.

Reflections from New York's highest table.

6M012011071820111217

Reflections from New York's highest table.

Eddie Gordon celebrates the influence of the Paradise Garage nightclub, which operated from 1976 to 1987 in Manhatten New York and was the base for DJ Larry Levan.

The series considers how the combined force of the club and DJ Larry Levan changed the music business and provided the inspiration for many of today's global nightclub brands.

It includes interviews with Michael Linder, Vince Aletti, Nicky Siano, Judy Weinstein and Tom Moulton, five voices who saw the beginning from the floor up, created change and rode with the wave through the disco daze.

It first broadcast on 6 Music in July 2011.

Legends Of The Dancefloor "A Piece Of Paradise" - Reflections from New York City's highest table.

Interviews with Michael Linder, Vince Aletti, Nicky Siano, Judy Weinstein and Tom Moulton.

Five voices from the mount who saw the beginning from the floor up, created change and rode with the wave through the disco daze past the Millennium.

6M02Two Towers20110719

Nine interviews with the movers and shakers of Manhattan from the 1970s to the present.

Legends Of The Dancefloor - A Piece Of Paradise - Two Towers, Levan & Crocker own NYC.

Nine interviews from the movers and shakers of Manhattan during those halcyon days from the 70's through to today.

6M02Two Towers2011071920111218

Legends Of The Dance floor - A Piece Of Paradise - Two Towers: Levan and Crocker own NYC.

Nine interviews from the movers and shakers of Manhattan during those halcyon days from the 70's through to today.

Nine interviews with the movers and shakers of Manhattan from the 1970s to the present.

6M0357th Heaven20110720

Reflections on New York city's dance culture.

Legends Of The Dancefloor - A Piece Of Paradise - 57th Heaven - Larry Levan's Birthday.

- Larry Levan's Birthday.

Interviews with DJ Victor Rosado, singer Taana Gardner and DJ David Depino.

Three people who worked with Larry Levan closely.

Larry would have been 57 years old today had he not succumbed to heart failure due to his narcotic addiction.

One of his career highlights in his short 38 years was his remix of Gwen Guthrie's song "Seventh Heaven" for Island Records.

Tonight we are given a close perspective of Larry from two of his co-DJ's and the artist who's record Levan remixed to success.

6M0357th Heaven2011072020111219

Reflections on New York city's dance culture.

Legends Of The Dance floor - A Piece Of Paradise - 57th Heaven - Larry Levan's Birthday.

- Larry Levan's Birthday.

Interviews with DJ Victor Rosado, singer Taana Gardner and DJ David Depino.

Three people who worked with Larry Levan closely.

Larry would have been 57 years old today had he not succumbed to heart failure due to his narcotic addiction.

One of his career highlights in his short 38 years was his remix of Gwen Guthrie's song "Seventh Heaven" for Island Records.

Tonight we are given a close perspective of Larry from two of his co-DJ's and the artist who's record Levan remixed to success.

6M043500 Miles From Paradise20110721

How Paul Oakenfold, DJs Harvey, Heidi and Justin Berkman were all inspired by Larry Levan.

Legends of The Dancefloor - A Piece Of Paradise 3500 miles from Paradise.

The English adMinistered Paul Oakenfold, DJ's Harvey, Heidi and Justin Berkman all inspired by Larry Levan.

6M043500 Miles From Paradise2011072120111220

How Paul Oakenfold, DJs Harvey, Heidi and Justin Berkman were all inspired by Larry Levan.

Legends of The Dance floor - 3500 miles from Paradise.

Paul Oakenfold, DJ's Harvey, Heidi and Justin Berkman were all inspired by Larry Levan.

Legends of The Dancefloor - A Piece Of Paradise 3500 miles from Paradise.

The English adMinistered Paul Oakenfold, DJ's Harvey, Heidi and Justin Berkman all inspired by Larry Levan.

6M05 LASTThe Weekend - Thank Larry It's Friday20110722

Four interviews from people close to Larry Levan, including Manny Lehmann.

Legends of The Dancefloor - A Piece Of Paradise - The Weekend - Thank Larry Its Friday.

Four interviews from people close to Larry Levan including Manny Lehmann, Michael Debenedictus, Rochelle Flemming and Bobby Viteritti.

6M05 LASTThe Weekend - Thank Larry It's Friday20110722

Four interviews from people close to Larry Levan, including Manny Lehmann.

Legends of The Dancefloor - A Piece Of Paradise - The Weekend - Thank Larry Its Friday.

Four interviews from people close to Larry Levan including Manny Lehmann, Michael Debenedictus, Rochelle Flemming and Bobby Viteritti.

6M05 LASTThe Weekend - Thank Larry It's Friday2011072320111221

Four interviews from people close to Larry Levan, including Manny Lehmann.

Legends of The Dancefloor - A Piece Of Paradise: The Weekend.

Thank Larry Its Friday.

Four interviews from people close to Larry Levan including Manny Lehmann, Michael Debenedictus, Rochelle Flemming and Bobby Viteritti.

Highlights from the second Birthday of Paradise Garage which has been described as the prototype of the modern dance club closed in September 1987 and was the base for the legendary DJ Larry Levan.

The club was founded by Michael Brody and located on King Street in the Hudson Square area of New York.

It ran from 1977 to 1987 and derives from its origins as a parking garage.

Some of the people who performed at Paradise Garage include Dan Hartman, Divine, Gloria Gaynor, Jocelyn Brown and Grace Jones.

Highlights from the second birthday of the Paradise Garage club.