Old School Songs That Make You Dance

Do Whitney Houston tunes make you want to dance with somebody? Do you start to tap your feet at the first few chords of the Four Seasons’ “December, 1963 (Oh, What a Night)”? Are your moves to MC Hammer’s “Can’t Touch This” simply untouchable? Share your favorite old-school songs in today’s Throwback Thursday.

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Joan June 17, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Dancing Queen! My all time favorite, and my fave song whenever we have videoke party!

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Constance Stewart June 5, 2015 at 6:52 am

All of these songs make me want to dance. I'm sorry that some of the artists are not still here, but the music is still here.

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Janet June 4, 2015 at 2:42 pm

"Shame" by Evelyn Champagne King
"Disco Heat by Sylvester. I promise you'll be rocking in your chair or will get up and dance!

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Mary Ann June 4, 2015 at 2:33 pm

Dancing in the Streets!

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Cathy June 4, 2015 at 12:52 pm

Most any of the Twisting songs make me want to get up & shake it but also SHOUT. That was always fun to dance to & (back in the day) get down low during! Now I can get down, not back up!

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TONI June 4, 2015 at 11:51 am

WOW I CAN THINK OF SO... MANY LIKE,BACK STABBER (THE OJAYS),BEAUTY ONLY SKIN DEEP(TEMTATIONS),IAM EVERY WOMAN(CHAKA KHAN),LALA MEANS I LOVE U( DELPHONICS)
COWBOYS TO GIRLS(INTRUDERS),STAY IN MY CORNER(THE DELLS), AND LETS GET IT ON (MARVIN GAYE), TO NAME A FEW 🙂

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Joanne June 4, 2015 at 11:39 am

Car Wash by Rose Royce..... I even did a routine from this song when I was on the Drill Team in Junior High.

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Lori June 4, 2015 at 11:18 am

Any disco song from the 70's! Love "You make me feel mighty real" by Sylvester.

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Janis June 4, 2015 at 10:56 am

Boogie Fever!!! Get up out of your seat and shake it off

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Nora Lanier-Kohl June 4, 2015 at 10:00 am

Moondance "It's a mavelous night for a moondance"

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Bonnie C June 4, 2015 at 9:44 am

There are so many - Abba (Dancing Queen), 4 Seasons (O What A Night), Brooks & Dunn (Boot Scootin' Boogie), Cindy Lauper (Girls Just Wanna Have Fun), Isley Brothers (Shout), Righteous Brothers (Unchained Melody), Martha and the Vandellas (Dancing in the Streets), Smokey Robinson (Tears of a Clown) - the list is endless.

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Robyn June 4, 2015 at 9:43 am

Weather Girlz - "It's Raining Men", Gloria Gaynor - "I Will Survive" and Donna Summer - "Last Dance" for my disco dancing days
Deep Purple - "Smoke on the Water", Metallica - "Enter the Sandman" and ZZ Top - "Legs" for my Rock days

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Robert O'Connell June 4, 2015 at 9:17 am

Flaming Telepaths by Blue Öyster Cult.

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Jen June 4, 2015 at 9:03 am

As a teen, hearing Get Down Tonight by KC and the Sunshine Band and Flashlight by Parliament Funkadelic used to make us jump out onto the rink floor every time!

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Uvonna Taylor June 4, 2015 at 8:49 am

Any dance songs from the 80's make me want to dance!

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Maritza Seda June 4, 2015 at 8:45 am

Under the Boardwalk definitely I sing along & bust a move 🙂

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Rashard Catten June 4, 2015 at 8:43 am

"Bust a Move" by Young MC

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James A. Fischer, RN, MSN June 4, 2015 at 8:34 am

Layla, by Derick and the Dominos.

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Selena June 4, 2015 at 7:50 am

C & C Music Factory's "Everybody Dance Now", make you jump right up and dance like you've never danced before : )

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Mary June 4, 2015 at 7:37 am

Too funny! I was listening to MC Hammer on the way to work this morning! YES, it makes me want to dance.........but I hold back since I'm on the bus. I just tap my heel and bop my head. haha.

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Marie Schanke June 4, 2015 at 5:27 am

Any time I hear Brown Eyed Girl I have to dance!

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