Synthesizers and programming were still the sound of the day, but now there were elements of rock on an album employing two lead guitarists.
The Stayin' Alive movement is looking to gather sufficient funds to bid to buy the building.
The deal will enable the producers to use the Bee Gees' classic songs in the picture.
Directed by Frank Marshall, the new film will have complete access to the Bee Gees archive.
The 21-track collection, which first appeared on CD and digitally in April 2017, arrives as a 2LP set.
The star said there is "no question" he would have loved to have shared this special day with his brothers.
The incredibly successful, all-too-short career of the Bee Gees' younger brother is celebrated on a new 'Very Best Of' collection.
The 40th anniversary edition of the Saturday Night Fever soundtrack will be released in expanded commemorative configurations on 17 November 2017.