Some of the most popular disco music of the 1970s included songs by the Bee Gees, Gloria Gaynor, the Emotions and Donna Summer. Songs from that era include "Stayin' Alive" and "Night Fever" by the Bee Gees, "I Will Survive" by Gloria Gaynor and "Love to Love You Baby" by Donna Summer. Disco is a genre of music that developed in the early 1970s from the urban subculture of the era.
Disco was popular in the dance clubs of the 1970s. The Bee Gees was one of the most popular disco bands, having three songs considered among the top 20 of the decade. The genre achieved mainstream popularity in 1977 with the release of the movie "Saturday Night Fever" and its associated soundtrack.