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  1. Disco continues as the Village People perform in MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sydney Morning Herald

    God loves the Village People. It's the only explanation for cowboy Jim Newman's miraculous liberation from Broadway to become the newest member of the world's longest-running fancy dress disco ensemble.

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  2. They want you, they want you to danceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Blacktown Sun

    Formed in 1977, The Village People are returning for their Greatest Hits Australian Tour next month to take disco fans - old and new - on a nostalgic trip down memory lane with their hits. Kylie Stevens chats with original member Soldier Alexander Briley in New York.

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  3. Swedish hockey team rocks rainbow duds to honor gay prideRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Mashable

    ... a 4-2 victory over Frolunda, the goaltender led his team in a performance of "Y.M.C.A." on ice while wearing Village People costumes over multi-colored jerseys the team donned to support LGBT rights. Aside from the uniforms, the team and the ...

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  4. Village People to perform at ThirroulRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Illawarra Mercury

    Felipe Rose loves his job, which is hardly surprising given his work typically involves wearing a Native American headdress while hip-thrusting in front of a screaming crowd. The Village People, including founding member Felipe Rose, second from left, will bring disco to Anita's Theatre in March.

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  5. Village People shine at Wig and Stache BashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | The Moultrie News

    ... Island Elementary. Hosted by Cinebarre Mount Pleasant, the annual event was headlined by disco legends the Village People. Partygoers donned their best retro threads and danced the night away, enjoying food, drinks and fun. The event featured a ...

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  6. Music at the Mansion Series Continues 2/22 with Nathan Chang & MoreRead the original story

    Monday Feb 16 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Songwriter of the Year Award. Tracy has worked with Lesley Gore, Phoebe Snow, Karen Black, Randy Jones (Village People), Barb Jungr, Eric Millegan, Tonya Pinkins, Ann Crumb, Marni Nixon, and hundreds of other rock, jazz, and broadway vocalists. She ...

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  7. Riverfest button prices to doubleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | KAKE

    ... tails were released today. The River run will move to the second Saturday of the festival. The disco act, The Village People, will perform during the Riverfest. The entire concert lineup will be announced in a few weeks.

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  8. Charli XCX Sings A Punked Out Version Of Taylor Swift's "Shake It...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | VH1

    ... to Instagram to kill all rumors that he was "nearly murdered" at Meek Mill's Grammy afterparty. [ XXL ] The Village People began their trial yesterday to settle who wrote 24 of the group's songs, including the evergreen "Y.M.C.A." [ Billboard ] VH1 ...

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  9. The Village People with Victor Willis, second from right.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Billboard

    It's been a long time since The Village People were in the limelight, but on Monday, a trial opens to determine who wrote 24 of the group's songs, including "Y.M.C.A." In May 2012, original Village People singer-songwriter Victor Willis won a big ruling in the music industry by having a California federal judge uphold his ability to terminate his share of the group's songs. As a result, the royalty payments that Willis received from music publishers were due to increase from a 12-20 percent rate.

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  10. Village People slated to perform at Wichita RiverfestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | The Wichita Eagle

    Village People, the 1970s pop group known for its wild costumes and for its hit "YMCA," will perform at this year's Wichita Riverfest. According to the Village People website, the group will perform in Wichita on June 3. The group's management in New York on Monday confirmed that the concert would be at the Wichita River Festival.

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  11. Daddy-Daughter Dance 2015 | SLIDESHOWRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | PNW Local News

    Friday night was the annual Daddy-Daughter Dance at the Renton Community Center and once again the sold-out event kept everyone's feet as happy as their faces. This year, 127 fathers and daughters boogied away Friday night to music ranging from modern hits like Taylor Swift and Pharrell to classics like the Village People's "YMCA" and Michael Jackson, as well as even a few traditional dances like the waltz and, of course, the chicken dance.

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  12. Disco kings still pumpingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Kiama Independent

    ... when they told me I asked if it was a cover band," he said. Formed in Greenwich Village, New York in 1977 the Village People became hugely popular thanks to disco-inspired mega-hits like Macho Man, In The Navy, Go West and dance-floor anthem YMCA. ...

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  13. Village People Trial Begins: Who Wrote 'Y.M.C.A.'?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Hollywood Reporter

    It's been a long time since the Village People were in the limelight, but on Monday, a trial opens to determine who wrote 24 of the group's songs including "Y.M.C.A." In May 2012, original Village People singer/songwriter Victor Willis won a big ruling in the music industry by having a California federal judge uphold his ability to terminate his share of the group's songs. As a result, the royalty payments that Willis received from music publishers were due to increase from a 12-20 percent rate.

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  14. Academic Olympics At St Rose Of Lima SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | The Newtown Bee

    Senator Tony Hwang, standing far right, posed questions to students in St Rose of Lima School's Academic Olympics on Friday, January 30. Students at the assembly for St Rose of Lima School's Academic Olympics event on Friday, January 30, danced along after faculty began dancing to "YMCA" by the Village People. St Rose of Lima School Principal Sister Colleen Therese Smith opened the Academic Olympics event at her school on Friday, January 30. Behind her students stood in groups of five to face off in an event that would challenge them with questions on science, social studies, math, religion, and language arts.

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    Friday Feb 6 | 95.5 3WS

    According to an article in The New York Post, RANDY JONES recently remarked ...."I need a cocktail. I can't wrap my mind around the news on Bruce!" The two had worked together in Bruce Jenner's acting debut, an appearance in the 1980 Village People movie "Can't Stop The Music".

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  16. Village People Star Plans To Defy Headdress BanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | ContactMusic.com

    Village People star Felipe Rose plans to wear his Native American costume with pride at an upcoming Australian music festival despite a ban on feathered headdresses, according to his bandmate Alex Briley. The Y.M.C.A. hitmakers have been booked to perform at the Golden Plains Festival in Australia next month , and fans fear organisers could stop Rose wearing his feathered costume after they banned gig-goers from sporting Native American headdresses at the event.

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  17. Out & About: Feb. 6-12Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | Philadelphia Gay News

    AC: Disco icons The Village People can't stop the music when they perform an evening of their hits 8 p.m. Feb. 12 at Harrah's Casino Hotel, 777 Harrah's Blvd., Atlantic City. For more information or tickets, call 609-441-5501.

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  18. Celebrating 25 Years, Starfleet Music, the Worlds Oldest and Largest Record PoolRead the original story

    Friday Jan 30 | Mi2n

    ... with some of the biggest names in the music biz from Sylvester, Michael Jackson, P Diddy, Taylor Dane, The Village People, Kristine W , Vanilla Ice and Cece Penniston just to name a few and he continues to do so and has a story to go along with all ...

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  19. Tales of cocaine disco excessRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Boing Boing

    Over at Cuepoint, the cocaine-fueled history of Casablanca records, the 1970s label that embodied decadence, debauchery, and disco, where Donna Summer, George Clinton, and the Village People reigned supreme. From Cuepoint : By the late 1970s, Casablanca Records had reached an era of unrivaled gluttony.

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  20. Throwback tunes and a 'groom's' thigh-high boots capture the Masked Observer's attention...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... likely since some of the attendees, Dark Hallway included, snuck downtown on New Year's Eve to hear The Village People perform it live, prior to the annual MoonPie Drop. The Masked One noticed another "homage" to the year's early-hours beginning, ...

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