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Joyous
02-12-2004, 01:53 PM
We are planning this huge celebration for several things that are happening in our family this year... we are having a disco and I have to work out a play list for the dj.

What songs - old and modern do you like to dance to and get everyone up and grooving?

Joyous
02-12-2004, 01:53 PM
We are planning this huge celebration for several things that are happening in our family this year... we are having a disco and I have to work out a play list for the dj.

What songs - old and modern do you like to dance to and get everyone up and grooving?

CK9
02-12-2004, 02:14 PM
Well, if it isn't all disco, some of Richard Marx's songs are always good for slow dancing. Also, I personaly love the song Iris by the Goo Goo Dolls

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Jojo9999
02-12-2004, 02:42 PM
Can we all say Motown? Temps, Marvin The Late Great Gaye, and the Four Tops. Now thats dancing to a boogie beat. http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif...Disco look no further then Diane Summer, who puts it all down with a mean beat. http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/blink.gif..or the Bee Gees..and my isn't he still cute! http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/16x16_smiley-happy.gifhttp://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif
...and slow dancing...Patsy Cline (any ballat) or again Marvin Gaye singing "Sexual Healing"


Met Marvin once at a nightclub in LA about 100 years ago..the temps were there backing him up..it was a private party..and he sang to me...right there at my table!!! I almost fainted...forgot all bout my then BF, for Marvin had this voice and smile that is missed. http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/16x16_smiley-sad.gif...just some trivia folks.

Have a very good thyme Joyous and remember that Dancing is the closest you can come to meditating without prayer! http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/blink.gif http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/16x16_smiley-happy.gif

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PrincessXenobia
02-12-2004, 04:04 PM
Blues! Very groovy! And you'd have to be dead to not be able to dance to it! But it's a disco theme, eh? I would say lean heavily toward Funk. Here are some Funk and Pop suggestions:

Lipps, Inc. (Funkytown)
Chic (Good Times)
Commodores (Brick House)
Gap Band (Let it Whip, Let's Groove Tonight, Ride the White Horse)
Cheryl Lynn (Got to Be Real)
Chakka Kahn (I Feel for You)
Heatwave (Grooveline)
KC and the Sunshine Band (Get Down Tonight)
Lakeside (Fantastic Voyage)
Michael Jackson (Don't Stop til you Get Enough, Jam, PYT, Thriller)
Sister Sledge (We Re Family)
Tavares (Heaven Must be Missing an Angel is one of my favorite songs of all time!)
Billy Preston (Will it go Round in Circles)
Prince (or whatever he's known as now -- almost anything, but especially Kiss!)
Madonna (again, almost anything she recorded in the 80's and 90's is danceable, but i love Vogue and Express Yourself)
Patti Austin (The Ability to Swing)
Vicky Sue Robinson (Turn the Beat Around)
Wild Cherry (Play that Funky Music)
LTD (Back in Love Again)
Amii Stewart (Knock on Wood)
Christina Aguilera (Come on Over, Lady Marmalade -- though you may like Patti LaBelle better)
Anastasia (I'm Outta Love)
Five (When the Lights go Out)

Those are some things I always enjoyed dancing to (when i used to go out dancing http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/16x16_smiley-sad.gif). I hope it helps! Your party sounds like it will be fun!

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Speedyserd
02-12-2004, 05:02 PM
It's Raining Men
I Will Survive
YMCA

I can think of more later... I need to get back to work now.

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rwwllms
02-12-2004, 05:31 PM
Are you hiring a DJ? If so no need to make a list. If he (or she) is a true professional they'll know what they're doing. Just tell 'em a style of music you'll want and he should bring plenty to choose from.

So far the suggestions look like a 'best of the eighties' with some seventies and nineites thrown in.

Donahoo
02-12-2004, 07:16 PM
Here are a few of my choices for Disco:
<UL TYPE=SQUARE>KC and the Sunshine Band - Boogie Shoes
Ace Frehley - Back In The New York Groove
Alicia Bridges - I Love The Night Life
KC and the Sunshine Band - Shake Your Booty
KC and the Sunshine Band - Get Down Tonight
Leif Garrett - I Was Made For Dancing
Wild Cherry - Play That Funky Music
Village People - Macho Man
Taste Of Honey - Boogie Oogie Oogie
Hot Chocolate - Every 1's A Winner
Village People - Y.M.C.A.
Donna Summer - Bad Girls
Hot Chocolate - You Sexy Thing
Chic - Le Freak
Kiss - I Was Made For Loving You
KC and the Sunshine Band - That's The Way
Jimmy James - I'll Go Where Your Music Takes Me
Donna Summer - Hot Stuff
[/list]

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Joyous
02-13-2004, 03:59 PM
Cool, thanks guys I am humming some of those songs now as I type! http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

Speedyserd
02-13-2004, 05:07 PM
Wow! Great clip!!! I love it!!! http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif!!!

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Speedyserd
02-14-2004, 06:43 AM
Oh! Check out 'Jump, Jive, and Wail' or 'Zoot Suit Riot'. Those are both very fun to dance to, particularly if you know how to swing. http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

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rwwllms
02-14-2004, 09:46 AM
Why would you want to set up a swing set in the middle of a ballroom floor? And who can't figure out how to use a swing?

PrincessXenobia
02-14-2004, 12:50 PM
Those aren't very good swing songs, Speedy, since they actually have rock beats http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/16x16_smiley-wink.gif but they ARE fun to dance to (as long as you don't really want to dance to swing music).

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Speedyserd
02-15-2004, 09:32 AM
Eh, I can figure out a way to swing to them. Sure, they're no 'Sing sing sing' but it works. http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

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PrincessXenobia
02-15-2004, 11:19 AM
I always liked dancing to that stuff, too (though jazz and blues are my true first loves). But it took some getting used to, since how you move your body is driven by the beat.

Hmmmm....Joy's party is sounding more and more fun. Let's crash it http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/16x16_smiley-happy.gif!

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Speedyserd
02-15-2004, 01:32 PM
Oh lets! http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

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rwwllms
02-15-2004, 01:32 PM
Sure, you driving?

Speedyserd
02-15-2004, 01:33 PM
I'm sure PX does. There isn't a need for me to have one on campus.

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PrincessXenobia
02-15-2004, 01:57 PM
ROAD TRIP!!!!

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mystmum
02-15-2004, 04:17 PM
Best song to dance to?

"Valley Girl" by Frank Zappa.



*runs like the wind*

Rangitoto
02-15-2004, 04:28 PM
Should I stay or should I go, The Cure.

You stayed. Thank you.

mystmum
02-15-2004, 04:31 PM
That was The Clash, not The Cure, Rangi

rwwllms
02-15-2004, 04:35 PM
You're right about The Clash MM, but wrong about Zappa. Valley Girl was by Franks's daughter, Moon Zappa. http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

mystmum
02-15-2004, 04:38 PM
No it wasn't, Frank sang it, Moon was on it too, doing the Valley Girl talk, but Frank sang it (she says, listening to his dulcet tones in her head "Valley Girl, she's a Valley girl")

rwwllms
02-15-2004, 04:59 PM
Okay

Rangitoto
02-15-2004, 08:30 PM
You know what, I was thinking about that just after I logged out. I had asked the wife, who knows her music better than me. I was downstairs cleaning up signing the song in my head( you don't want me signing out loud)thinking it was The Clash. So I stand corrected, thanks.