GOSPEL DISKOST: "However, James Hillard, part of the Horse Meat Disco DJ collective, says that no gay clubbers have ever complained when he has played tunes such as Betty Griffin’s sizzling Free Spirit. “To be honest, a lot of the lyrics are about getting on your knees and receiving the Lord,” he says. “If you just think of Jesus as some really sexy Mexican guy, the ideas and emotions are the same. It’s about love and giving yourself over to someone completely.”"
Divine disco: the beatific sub-genre that delivered sermons on the dancefloor
In the mid-70s, gospel artists flirted with disco in an attempt to convert...