Wedding Dance Playlists
19 Feb

Time changes everything. Well, almost everything.  Through the decades of dance, music people still start to move when they feel the beat.  Dance music means many things to many people.  If you think about it dance music evokes memories of years gone by in a way that almost nothing else can.  When you are planning your wedding or event, you will be tempted to create a play list of music based on what YOU like to hear.  It is important to remember that you want your guests to have a great time as well.  We have put together a list of some of the most popular songs through the decades of dance to help you in choosing what you want to hear on your big day.  Of course, you can also use these lists to choose what you do not want to hear. Tracks listed in bold are what we consider to be “Must Play” songs – songs that people respond to so well, that you simply should not throw a party without them.


60’s Dance Hits – Decades Of Dance Music

Good Vibrations, Beach Boys
The Twist, Chubby Checker
Mack The Knife, Bobby Darin
Land of 1000 Dances ,Wilson Pickett
Hound Dog, Elvis Presley
Its Not Unusual, Tom Jones
You Can’t Hurry Love, Diana Ross & the Supremes
Respect, Aretha Franklin
Mustang Sally, Wilson Pickett
Ain’t Too Proud To Beg, Temptations
Sugar Sugar, Archies
It’s The Same Old Song, Four Tops
Then I Kissed Her, Beach Boys
Mashed Potato Time, Dee Dee Sharp
Ain’t No Mountain High Enough, Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell
Build Me Up Buttercup, Foundations
Brown Eyed Girl, Jimmy Buffett
You Really Got Me, Kinks
I Got You James, Brown
Barbara Ann, The Beach Boys
Runaround Sue, Dion & The Belmonts
Heat Wave, Martha & the Vandellas
Mickey’s Monkey, Smokey Robinson & The Miracles
Pretty Woman, Roy Orbison


70’s Dance Hits – Decades Of Dance Music

I’m So Excited, Pointer Sisters
Billie Jean, Michael Jackson
Stayin’ Alive, Bee Gees
Brick House, Commodores
Play That Funky Music, Wild Cherry
That’s The Way (I Like It), Kc And The Sunshine Band
Get Down On It,  Kool And The Gang
Ladies Night, Kool And The Gang
Rapper’s Delight, Sugarhill Gang
Car Wash, Rose Royce
Apache, Sugarhill Gang
We Are Family, Sister Sledge
White Lines, Grand Master Flash
Holiday, Madonna
I Will Survive, Gloria Gaynor
Billie Jean, Michael Jackson
Heaven Must Be Missing An Angel, Tavares
Don’t Stop ’til You Get Enough, Michael Jackson
Double Dutch Bus, Frankie Smith
Le Freak, Chic
Bad Girls, Donna Summer
Celebration, Kool & The Gang
Feels Like I’m In Love, Kelly Marie
Got To Give It Up (Part 1), Marvin Gaye
Funkytown, Lipps, Inc
Ring My Bell, Anita Ward
Boogie Oogie Oogie, A Taste Of Honey
September, Earth, Wind & Fire
Ymca, Village People
I Feel Love, Donna Summer
Disco Inferno, Trammps
So many men, Miquel Brown
Do You Wanna Funk, Patrick Cowley & Sylvester
Dirty Diana, Michael Jackson
Turn The Beat Around, Vicki Sue Robinson
Born To Be Alive, Patrick Hernandez
Babe We’re Gonna Love Tonight, Lime
Super Freak, Rick James
Macho Man, Village People
Shame, Evelyn (Champagne) King
It’s Raining Men The Weather Girls

70's dance music

80’s Dance Hits – Decades Of Dance Music

It Must Have Been Love, Debbie Gibson
Wake Me Up Before You Go, Wham!
Take on Me, A-ha
Tainted Love, Soft Cell
Dancing With Myself, Billy Idol
I’m So Excited, Pointer Sisters
Straight Up, Paula Abdul
What I Like About You, Romantics
The Safety Dance, Men Without Hats
Walk Like An Egyptian, Bangles
The Humpty Dance, Digital Underground
Come On Eileen, Dexy’s Midnight Runners
Buffalo Stance, Neneh Cherry
Upside Down, Diana Ross
Rapture, Blondie
All Night Long, Lionel Ritchie
Eye Of The Tiger, Survivor
Another One Bites The Dus,t Queen
Walking On Sunshine, Katrina And The Waves
My Perogative, Bobby Brown
Get Down On It, Kool & The Gang
It Takes Two, Rob Base & DJ E-Z Rock
Like a Prayer, Madonna
Let’s Dance, David Bowie
The Way You Make Me Feel, Michael Jackson
Word Up!, Cameo
Into The Groove, Madonna
Just Got Paid, Johnny Kemp
Billie Jean, Michael Jackson
Bust a Move, Young M. C.
Bizarre Love Triangle, New Order
Take Your Time (Do It Right), S.O.S. Band
1999, Prince
Like a Virgin, Madonna
Girls Just Wanna Have Fun, Cindy Lauper
Celebration, Kool & The Gang
Conga, Gloria Estefan
Let’s Hear It For The Boy, Deniece Williams
Heaven Is A Place On Earth, Belinda Carlisle
Flashdance (What A Feeling), Irene Cara
Pump Up The Jam, Technotronic
Only In My Dreams, Debbie Gibson
You Dropped a Bomb on Me Gap Band
Wild Thing, Tone Loc
Electric Youth,  Debbie Gibson
Let’s Groove,  Earth, Wind & Fire
When Doves Cry, Prince
P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing) ,Michael Jackson
Push It, Salt N Pepa
Everybody Have Fun Tonight, Wang Chung
Oh Sheila, Ready For the World
Superfreak Rick James
I Think We’re Alone Now, Tiffany
Jessie’s Girl, Rick Springfield
Love Shack, B-52’s
Mony Mony, Billy Idol
It’s Raining Men, The Weather Girls
Dancing In The Dark, Bruce Springsteen
Whip It, Devo
Footloose, Kenny Loggins
Rock This Town, Stray Cats
80's dance music

90’s Hits – Decades Of Dance Music

Sweet Dreams, Eurythmics
Whatta Man, Salt ‘n Pepa and En Vogue
Mambo #5, Lou Bega
No Diggity, Blackstreet Ft. Dr Dre
No scrubs, TLC
All That She Wants, Ace Of Base
Summertime, Dj Jazzy Jeff And The Fresh Prince
Return Of The Mack, Mark Morrison
Sadness Part 1, Enigma
O.P.P., Naughty By Nature
Hip Hop Hooray , Naughty by Nature
Jump, Kriss Kross
Rump Shaker, Wreckx-N-Effect
Macarena, Los Del Rio
This Is How We Do It, Montell Jordan
Unbelieveable, EMF
Mo Money, Mo Problems, The Notorious B.I.G., Puff Daddy & Mase
Fantastic Voyage, Coolio
Jump Around, House Of Pain
Come Baby Come, K7
Do Me!, Bell Biv Devoe
The Power, Snap!
Poison, Bell Biv DeVoe
I’ve Been Thinking About You, Londonbeat
Gonna make you sweat, C & C Music Factory
Black Or White, Michael Jackson
Motownphilly, Boyz II Men
Smooth, Santana Feat. Rob Thomas
Cantaloop, Us3
Vogue, Madonna
Touch Me, Cathy Dennis
Temptation, Corina
Strike It Up, Black Box
Together Forever, Lisette Melendez
3 A.M. Eternal, Klf
100% Pure Love, Crystal Waters
Gypsy Woman, Crystal Waters
Finally, Cece Peniston
Show Me Love, Robyn S
Groove Is In The Heart, Dee-lite
Good Vibrations, Marky Mark
Achy Breaky Heart, Billy Ray Cyrus
I’m Too Sexy. Right Said Fred
U Can’t Touch This (Ice Ice Baby Blend), Mc Hammer
Wiggle It, 2 In a Room
Wiggle It, 2 In a Room
I Like to Move It , Reel to Real
Push The Feeling On, Nightcrawlers
Music Sounds Better With You, Stardust
Whoop There It Is, Tag Team
rhythm is a dancer, Snap
Don’t Call Me Baby, Madison Avenue
Get Ready For This, 2 Unlimited
Waiting For Tonight, Jennifer Lopez
The Bomb, Bucketheads
Go, Moby
Another night, Real mc coy
Don’t Stop Movin’, Livin’ Joy
Stars On 45 – If You Could Read My Mind, Studio 54
Insomnia, Faithless
Where Do You Go, No Mercy
Dreamer, Livin’ Joy
Blue, Eiffel 65
This Is Your Night, Amber
Professional Widow, Tori Amos
Magic Carpet Ride, Mighty Dub Kats
Baby Got Back, Sir Mix-A-Lot
Set U Free, Planet Soul
Spin Spin Sugar, Sneaker Pimps
Tootsie Roll, 69 Boyz
Everybody’s Free, Rozalla
You Don’t Know Me, Armand Van Helden
Do You Miss Me, Jocelyn Enriquez
Turn The Beat Around, Gloria Estefan
Ooh Aah … Just A Little Bit, Gina G
Da Dip (1997), Freaknasty
Dazzey Duks, Duice
Cotton Eye Joe, Rednex
Believe, Cher
U Can’t Touch This, MC Hammer
Mr. Vain, Culture Beat
Be My Lover, La Bouche
Run Away, Real Mccoy
Beautiful Life, Ace Of Base
Tonight Is The Night,Le Click
Total Eclipse Of The Heart, Nikki French
We Like To Party!, Vengaboys
Boom Boom Boom, Vengas Boy Boyz
It Feels So Good , Sonique
Born Slippy Vs Choose Life , Underworld Vs PF Project
Livin’ La Vida Loca , Ricky Martin

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As always, our play lists are a work in progress that changes and grows.  We continue to work on these lists on a regular basis based

on current trends in the music and wedding industries. While the decades of dance music itself will not change, what is popular to play

today does change. Check back often during your planning, and feel free to reach out with any questions or for assistance.,  We are here for you!

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