Celebrate Studio 54’s 40th anniversary with SiriusXM

Larry Flick will never forget the night he finally walked through the frosted glass doors of Studio 54.

At the age of 15 and after more than a year of trying, “Marc Benecke finally looked down upon me and said, ‘You’re in,'” Flick says of the era’s most sought-after doorman.

The Entertainment Weekly Radio and Studio 54 Radio host went from passing Benecke’s at the New York hot spot to passing him as a co-worker in the SiriusXM halls.

Now, Flick is honoring the famed nightclub’s 40th anniversary with Behind the Velvet Rope: Studio 54, an audio documentary chronicling 1970s stars’ exploits inside.

We’ve got interviews with the scene’s key players. Plus, SiriusXM partied the night away Studio 54-style with DJ sets and programming hosted by Flick and Marc & Myra.

Behind the Velvet Rope: Studio 54 premiered Wednesday at 3 pm ET on SiriusXM Entertainment Weekly Radio (Ch. 105). Hear the broadcast of SiriusXM Studio 54 Radio Celebrates: The 40th Anniversary of Studio 54 on Wednesday at 8 pm ET on Studio 54 Radio (Ch. 54) with replays Thursday at noon ET, Friday at 3 pm ET, Saturday at 10 am ET, Sunday at 5 pm ET, and Monday at 2 pm and 8 pm ET.

For a free 30-day trial, check out http://www.siriusxm.com/freetrial/blog.

(AP Photo/Richard Drew)

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