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List of Italo disco artists and songs

The following is a list of Italo disco artists and songs, divided in two sections. The first section includes notable Italo disco groups and solo artists. The second section includes Italo disco songs. Solo artists are listed alphabetically by last name while groups are listed alphabetically by the first letter (not including the prefix "the", "a" or "an").

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ArtistsEdit

SongsEdit

Year Artist Origin Song
1978 La Bionda   "One for You, One for Me"[10]
Giorgio Moroder   "Chase"[30]
Riz Ortolani   "Il corpo di Linda"[41]
1979 Easy Going   "Fear"[30]
Tantra   "Hills of Katmandu"[41]
1980 Kano   "Holly Dolly"[45]
Kano   "I'm Ready"[17][46]
Kano   "It's a War"[30][47]
Kano   "Now Baby Now"[28]
1981 A Number of Names   "Sharevari"[30][48]
Passengers   "The Last Romantic"[19]
1982 Blackway   "New Life"[4]
Dharma   "Plastic Doll"[30]
Electra   "Feels Good"[43][30]
Expansives   "Life With You"[49]
Klein + M.B.O.   "Dirty Talk"[2][30][50]
'Lectric Workers   "Robot Is Systematic"[17][30][51]
Pink Project   "Amama"[28]
Gino Soccio   "Remember"[30]
Steel Mind   "Bad Passion"[30]
1983 Asso   "Do It Again"[52]
B.W.H.   "Stop"[30]
Baby's Gang   "Happy Song"[53]
Casco   "Cybernetic Love"[28][30]
Charlie   "Spacer Woman"[28][51]
Doctor's Cat   "Feel the Drive"[30]
Fun Fun   "Happy Station" (Scratch Version)[30]
Gazebo   "I Like Chopin"[8][9][14][17][37]
Gazebo   "Love In Your Eyes"[17]
Helen   "Witch"[28]
Kano   "Another Life"[23]
Klein + M.B.O.   "The MBO Theme"[43]
Gary Low   "I Want You"[54][55]
Mr. Flagio   "Take a Chance"[30][50]
My Mine   "Hypnotic Tango"[28][30]
P. Lion   "Happy Children"[32][56]
Plustwo   "Melody"[28]
Ryan Paris   "Dolce Vita"[8][14][56][57]
Righeira   "Vamos a la playa"[17]
Alexander Robotnick   "Problèmes d'amour"[2][58]
Bob Salton   "Starknight"[30]
Savage   "Don't Cry Tonight"[59][39]
Scotch   "Penguins' Invasion"[28][51]
1984 Baby's Gang   "Challenger"[14][28]
Big Ben Tribe   "Tarzan Loves the Summer Nights"[60]
Carrara   "Shine on Dance"[10]
Valerie Dore   "Get Closer"[14][30][61]
Danny Keith   "Keep On Music"[57]
Valerie Dore   "The Night"[61]
Fake   "Frogs In Spain"[28]
Fancy   "Slice Me Nice"[17]
Ken Laszlo   "Hey Hey Guy"[15]
Sandy Marton   "People from Ibiza"[9][56]
Miko Mission   "How Old Are You?"[14][28][56]
Moon Ray   "Comanchero"[5]
Novecento   "Movin' On"[62]
P. Lion   "Dream"[32]
Ryan Paris   "Fall In Love"[57]
Raf   "Self Control"[1][63][64]
Rose   "Magic Carillon"[28]
Savage   "Only You"[65]
Scotch   "Disco Band"[14]
Alexander Robotnick   "Dance Boy Dance"[30]
Topo & Roby   "Under the Ice"[57]
1985 Alba   "Only Music Survives"[66]
Baltimora   "Tarzan Boy"[5][6][8]
Cyber People   "Void Vision"[28]
Valerie Dore   "It's So Easy"[57]
Brian Ice   "Talking to the Night"[59]
Ken Laszlo   "Tonight"[14]
Loui$   "Pink Footpath"[28]
Taffy   "I Love My Radio (Midnight Radio)"[67]
Thai Break   "Flowers In the Rain"[30]
1986 Eddy Huntington   "U.S.S.R."[16]
Koto   "Jabdah"[23]
New Order   "Bizarre Love Triangle" (Shep Pettibone 12" Remix)[59]
Mike Mareen   "Love Spy"[28]
Radiorama   "Vampires"[14]
Sabrina   "Sexy Girl"[17]
1987 Danuta   "Touch My Heart"[68]
Den Harrow   "Don't Break My Heart"[14]
Funny Twins   "You and Me"[67]
Francesco Napoli   "Balla Balla"[65]
Sabrina   "Boys (Summertime Love)"[5][16][59][56]
Spagna   "Call Me"[16]

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