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Video of the Day: 'Don't Leave Me This Way'

On today's show, Farai spoke with famed disco diva Thelma Houston about her career ups and downs. [Check back at 4PM ET for a link to the interview.]

For most of the 1970s, Houston struggled to find her place on the Motown label. But in 1977, she won a Grammy for the single "Don't Leave Me this Way."

Today's clip is of Houston performing the song on an overseas '70s TV show, care of VH1 Classic.

What are your cherished disco-era memories?

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