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The Village People Get Star…

Saturday, September 13th, 2008

The Village People get star on Hollywood Walk of Fame



(Gabriel Bouys/AFP/Getty Images)


About 250 colorfully dressed fans turn out to cheer the famed disco-era musical group.


By Bob Pool
Los Angeles Times Staff Writer
September 13, 2008


Hollywood was overflowing with costumed characters Friday as disco music fans turned out to watch the Indian, the cowboy, the policeman, the construction worker, the biker and the soldier receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.


Hundreds experienced a 1970s flashback as the Village People were recognized for their catchy, kitschy tunes, including their signature hit, “YMCA.” Fittingly, their star at 6529 Hollywood Blvd. is a block north of Hollywood’s YMCA.   (Click ‘Continue Reading’ for more)