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Cross Generational Dance Songs

Discussion in 'Band Management [BG]' started by bwardmusic, Dec 8, 2013.

  1. bwardmusic

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    I'm looking for some cross-generational dance songs. Songs that were hits as much as 40 years ago but which have been redone by more modern groups (and were wildly popular) in the last 5-10 years. The more recent they were redone, the better. This is for the DJ portion of a show we are doing, so they can be recordings with no concern about instrumentation; the band will not play them live, we will only play them for the audience (office party, a big one, with a wide range of ages attending).

    I need dance songs (upbeat) and slow songs.

    I have a few examples.

    Upbeat Songs

    I'm a Believer (Monkees did it first, Smashmouth did it in 2001, remake is a bit old , but in the ballpark)

    Ain't No Mountain High Enough (Motown classic, redone by Michael McDonald)

    Slow Songs

    ????
  2. bigboy_78

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  3. fdeck

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    I've never seen any age group fail to get up and dance when the band plays One O'Clock Jump.
  4. bolophonic

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    Let's Groove by Earth Wind and Fire. Watch grandma dance with the best man.

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