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Van McCoy: The World's Oldest Disco Kid

Tony Cummings, Black Music, January 1976

VAN McCOY has crossed the ten million sales mark with 'The Hustle', a dance tune which will rank in influence with 'The Twist'. Yet the idea of McCoy, a lithe and elegant man, with over a decade of experience in the field of composing and arranging, involving himself in the sweaty, druggy world of the disco, is quite implausible.

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