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What's Your No. 1 Favorite Song to Dance to?

What's Your No. 1 Favorite Song to Dance to?

Billboard recently came out with a list of the "most popular" singles of all the songs to have ever topped the Billboard 100 lists, and it's slightly baffling (then again, I'm not thoroughly clear on how the results were tallied). No. 1 on the list is Chubby Checker's "The Twist," which is apparently a groundbreaking tune because it "was the first time people were dancing 'apart to the beat.'"

The other songs on the top 10 include a hodgepodge of surprising titles (like Toni Braxton's "Un-break My Heart") but I noticed that several of them are distinctly dance-worthy. "The Twist," "The Macarena," Olivia Newton-John's "Physical" and the Santana-Rob Thomas collaboration "Smooth" all made it, and while I don't love those tunes as far as music is considered, it struck me that people really do love a song that makes 'em move.

So, what song (or, OK, songs) always gets you dancing — even if you're in a public place and it comes on your iPod? I have a ton, but these are some of the ones that I literally can't resist: "Dancing Queen," "Hey Ya" (I know, I know!), "Come on Eileen," "Blister in the Son" and "A Little Less Conversation." What about you?


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SassAndBide SassAndBide 8 years
Robin Thicke - Brand New Jones, Wanna Love You Girl Britney ft. Pharell - Boys Duran Duran - Nite Runner - :Rotfl: Whitney Houston - I wanna Dance with somebody Mary J Blige - Enough Cryin Pussycat Dolls - Sway
Briandiesel Briandiesel 8 years
Slave 4 u by Britney is the ultimate for me. Every time, without fail
LaLaLaurie06 LaLaLaurie06 8 years
right now I'm totally loving "Great DJ" by The Ting Tings. I also have a soft spot for Fall Out Boy's "of all the gin joints in the world" and Kylie Minogue's latest "2 Hearts." Anything ABBA is good, too, particularly "Waterloo" or "Gimme Gimme Gimme."
CaterpillarGirl CaterpillarGirl 8 years
Move, Shake Drop-DJ Laz I Need a Hero- Bonnie Tyler Gossip Folks- Missy Elliot and Ludacris Destination Unknown-Missing Persons Dancing With Myself-Billy Idol Into the Groove-Madonna Mickey-Toni Basil More Obscure: Dominion/Mother Russia- Sisters of Mercy The Bog- BiGod 20 The Days of Swine and Roses-My Life With The Thrill Kill Kult That’s what I get- Nine Inch Nails Smothered Hope-Skinny Puppy
Advah Advah 8 years
How could I forget the Sugababes - Push the button!! This one makes me go crazy in clubs! (well, that and Robbie of course)
Advah Advah 8 years
So many! Paolo Nutini - New Shoes Okkervil River - No key no plan, Lost Coastlines Mystery Jest - Young Love Hot Chip - Ready for the floor (!!) BlackKids - I'm not gonna teach Broken Social Scene - Stars and sons (my friends and I once spent the whole song dancing on our hotel bed :D ) Voxtrot - Raised by wolves Slings and Arrows - It's not my war Cracklin Moth - Special and of course Pulp - Disco 2000!
NatashaAlexis NatashaAlexis 8 years
Anything, this summer I've been enjoying "I Kissed a Girl".
sunsweet45 sunsweet45 8 years
basshunter! all his songs!
Allyace Allyace 8 years
Santa Esmeralda "Oh Lord Please Don't Let me be Understood" from Kill Bill. I love that song. It is my "Eye of the Tiger".
Lucky-in-Love Lucky-in-Love 8 years
Into the Groove- Madonna... she has lots of songs that get me moving, but that one is #1.
Mary_Sofi Mary_Sofi 8 years
Dancing Queen. I mean, seriously, is there anyone who can resist it? Girls just wanna have fun. I saw her standing there. I don't feel like dancing. Baby Got Back. Groove is in the heart. Sexy thing. There's way too many...
marcella marcella 8 years
I couldn't agree more with Afrochic's choice of Marvin Gaye's "Got To Give It Up". I also love James Brown's "Sex Machine". I dare you not to get up and dance when you hear it!
hil34 hil34 8 years
American Boy :)
marseilles-rose marseilles-rose 8 years
Macarena baby!
Wild-Magelet Wild-Magelet 8 years
Ack. I have to admit, it's still the favourite clubbing song from my last year of high school for me. Christina Aguilera's Dirrty.
ShannonSoCrazy ShannonSoCrazy 8 years
Tech N9ne - 'Bout Ta Bubble Timbaland - Release (Feat. Justin Timberlake) House Of Pain - Jump Around... which I suppose flailing around isn't really considered dancing, but it always gets me moving lol.
bleached bleached 8 years
Footloose - Kenny Loggins
tlsgirl tlsgirl 8 years
Definitely Baby Got Back
swwonder swwonder 8 years
Groove is in the Heart by Deee-Lite.
xiolablue xiolablue 8 years
She wants to move-N.E.R.D.!!!
bigestivediscuit bigestivediscuit 8 years
Hey Ya! That's such an obvious choice!
californiagirlx7 californiagirlx7 8 years
Almost any song by Madonna, a '90s pop group like NSYNC or The Spice Girls, and the Macarena when I'm with my family. I like to dance to a bunch more songs too, but those are the only ones I can think of.
kafarine-tin-tin kafarine-tin-tin 8 years
My Sharona - The Knack.
rosey rosey 8 years
I was in the store a couple weeks ago and Culture Club's Karma Chameleon came over the PA system and I seriously started dancing in the aisle with my sister (at least until our Mum started to inch away from us like she didn't know us). Mark Ronson & Amy Winehouse's version of Valerie makes me want to dance too (surprisingly the Zuton's version does nothing for me!) Honestly if I'm in the mood, nearly anything can make me dance, granted the dancing is awful, but it's always fun.
inksee inksee 8 years
King Harvest - Dancing in the Moonlight. It puts me in such a good mood.
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