Via http://foundingfathersnyc.com. Founding Fathers delivers history of the core roots of this popular music as it plays out on the streets, parks and nightclubs in the late 60’s/early 70’s. The film captures uncanny footage of a time far removed from today. Directors Ron Lawrence and Hassan Pore take an amazing journey through the boroughs rediscovering DJ’s with massive sound systems.
DISCO TWINS - BEGAN IN ASTORIA Back in 72-73
I also stumbled upon some older heads discussing this very same topic on http://oldschoolhiphop.com. If you're familiar with the forum format this thread makes for an interesting read. Alot of dudes dropped some really credible first hand accounts of what they saw growing up during the 70's & 80's.