It was released in 1978 as the only single from their third studio album cruisin 1978. The village people getty images since the village people are in the news again we take a look at what the band is up to these days.
Y m c a is a song by the american disco group village people.
Construction worker village people ymca. He graduated in 1969 from california state university sacramento where he majored in speech and acted in several campus productions. They used the instrumental music of ymca but sang new lyrics. Snl cast members dressed up as the five iconic village people characters.
See more ideas about village people village people. Every year the global community of sexual and gender minorities identifi. Trump concluded an appearance at the republican national convention s roll call on monday by walking offstage to the song ymca.
The song was written by jacques morali also the record s producer and singer victor willis. David hodo was born in hollywood hills california on july 7 1947. Today is may 17 the international day against homophobia biphobia and transphobia.
The village people released the song in 1978. The group has been putting out new music as recently as december 2019 when they dropped the group s first christmas single titled happiest time of the year which even made it to number 20 on the billboard adult contemporary charts making it the band. Conceived by french producer jacques morali village people quickly evolved from a.
Hodo was born in san andreas california and was raised in sacramento. Sep 10 2013 explore orangegecko som s board village people on pinterest. Soldier construction worker biker cowboy and cop.
A medley with hot cop reached 2 on billboard s dance music club play singles chart while the song reached 2 on the billboard hot 100 charts. Within two years hodo would win a role that lasted 35 years the construction worker in village people. From 1978 to 2013 hodo secured his place in pop culture as the construction worker character in the group village people.
The village people construction worker david hodo turns 73. David hodo born richard davis hodo. July 7 1947 is an american singer who performed the construction worker character in the group village people from 1978 to 1982 and from 1987 to 2013.