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'A Piece Of Paradise' - The Paradise Garage documentary - BBC 6 Music 01.02.2012

'A Piece Of Paradise' - The Paradise Garage documentary - BBC 6 Music Sat, 17 Dec 2011, on BBC Radio 6 Music.
Legends Of The Dancefloor' presents "A Piece Of Paradise". A 10 hour dance music documentary.
 
Synopsis - Eddie Gordon and Lenny Fontana celebrate the influence of the Paradise Garage nightclub, which operated from 1976 to 1987 in Manhattan New York and was the homebase for one of the greatest DJs of all time - 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.

The show was first broadcast on BBC 6 Music in July 2011 as a 6 part series, 10 hour documentary. It has now been broadcast 3 times on BBC 6 Music - July 2011, Dec 2012 and April 2014 due to its global popularity from music fans.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b012p7w4

Review from IsoDisco "So in the middle of last year, one the greatest radio programme's of all time was broadcast on BBC 6 Music. This superb series of shows celebrated the influence of the legendary club Paradise Garage, and how the man at the helm, Larry Levan, changed the music business and and inspired a whole new generation of DJs, nightclubs and producers. The men behind these shows were Eddie Gordon and Lenny Fontana."
www.isodisco.com/tag/legends-of-the-dancefloor/
 
"A Piece of Paradise" - Episode 1 of 5
Eddie Gordon celebrates the influence of the Paradise Garage nightclub, which operated from 1976 to 1987 in Manhattan New York and was the base for DJ Larry Levan.

Jeremy Newel  Hi Ed, just listened to the first hour of the 2nd anniversary Garage recording. Only heard the interviews and live performance but I was near to tears on multiple occasions! So well put together, Kenny Carpenters part was beautiful. I'm probably going to wait for the weekend, take some pills while me and the missus experience the thrill in our living room! Thank you and we'll bloody done. Xx

https://www.insomniac.com/media/new-york-nightlife-gone-paradise-garage-1977%E2%80%9387
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Pt 1 click 'more' to hear & download show 11.08.2011

Pt 1 click 'more' to hear & download show "A Piece Of Paradise" New York's Paradise Garage club and its DJ Larry Levan. Produced by Eddie Gordon & Lenny Fontana. Interviews with Michael Linder, Vince Aletti, Nicky Siano, Judy Weinstein and Tom Moulton. Reflections from NYC's top table who saw the era from the floor up through the disco daze past the Millennium.
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Pt 2 click 'more' to hear & download show 11.08.2011

Pt 2 click 'more' to hear & download show "A Piece Of Paradise" New York's Paradise Garage club and its DJ Larry Levan. Produced by Eddie Gordon & Lenny Fontana. Two Towers, Levan & Crocker own NYC. 9 interviews from the movers and shakers of Manhattan during those halcyon days from the 70's

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Pt 3 click 'more' to hear & download show 11.08.2011

Pt 3 click 'more' to hear & download show Legends Of The Dancefloor "A Piece Of Paradise" The story of New York's Paradise Garage club and its DJ Larry Levan - produced by Eddie Gordon and Lenny Fontana. Wednesday's Show - 57th Heaven - Larry Levan's Birthday. Interviews with DJ Victor Rosado, singer Taana Gardner and DJ David Depino who worked with Larry Levan closely
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Pt 4 click 'more' to hear & download show 11.08.2011

Pt 4 click 'more' to hear & download show "A Piece Of Paradise" New York's Paradise Garage club and DJ Larry Levan. Produced by Eddie Gordon & Lenny Fontana. 3500 miles from Paradise. The English adMinistered. - Interviews with DJ Paul Oakenfold, DJ's Harvey & Heidi and Justin Berkman returns from NYC creating the Ministry Of Sound

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Pt 5 click 'more' to hear & download show 11.08.2011

Pt 5 click 'more' to hear & download show "A Piece Of Paradise" The story of New York's Paradise Garage club and its DJ Larry Levan - produced by Eddie Gordon and Lenny Fontana. The Weekend - Thank Larry Its Friday. Five interviews from people very close to Larry Levan including Manny Lehmann, Michael Debenedictus, Brian Chinn, Rochelle Flemming and Bobby Viteritti
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Pt 6 click 'more' to hear & download show 11.08.2011

Pt 6 click 'more' to hear & download show A Piece Of Paradise comes to its close as the very first Legends Of The Dancefloor documentary produced by Eddie Gordon and Lenny Fontana. Remember Me As A Good Thing with the 4 hour mix from 1979. This is a 5 hour show. Thank you for sharing this special history.
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Eddie Gordon

"Eddie Gordon - the career of a new Millennium, innovative, forward thinking mind that has shaped the way music is presented to millions of people the world over with his visionary attitude to life's changes and the reason why music is so influential in all of our lives from the cradle to the grave."
Gabor Szanto - Budapest

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