Antedating of "Disco"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Sun Dec 28 00:50:30 UTC 2008

OED's first use of _disco_ referring to a kind of music is dated 1975.  According to Wikipedia:

The term disco was first used in print in an article by Vince Aletti in the September 13, 1973 edition of Rolling Stone magazine titled "Discotheque Rock '72: Paaaaarty!"

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