Dance The Best Songs About Dancing  

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List Rules Songs with dancing in the title are fair game, but this list focuses mainly on songs about dancing as a subject.

Dance songs are always a great way to let loose and burn off some steam. This is a ranked list of all songs about dancing, as voted on by music fans like you. Tracks like "Let's Dance" by Bowie and "Dance Hall Days" by Wang Chung are extremely well known, but what about lesser know tracks like "...Slowdance on the Inside" by Taking Back Sunday? Some of the songs included below may have the words "dance" or "dancing" in the lyrics or title, while others are only about dancing as a subject or theme. It's safe to say that all these songs are great to dance to, so put your shoes on and get out on the dance floor.

Music isn't typically categorized by the meaning of the words, so this music list is a great way to find some solid dance tracks that are thematically similar. Vote for the dancing songs that you enjoy the most, and downvote ones if you think they're not worthy of being high on the list. If one of your top songs is missing, add it to the list so others can vote for it too. Many genres of music are featured below, including disco, pop, folk, metal, and more. 
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Tom Islava added The Real ABBA Gold

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David Bowie

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The Beatles

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Bruce Springsteen

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Tom Islava added Donna Summers

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Ritchie Valens

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stubb added Martha and the Vandellas

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punksnotdead added Generation X

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Tom Islava added Elton John

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mwlittletreasures added Elton John

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The Rolling Stones

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Tom Islava added The Isley Brothers

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Tom Islava added KC and the Sunshine Band

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stubb added Deee-Lite

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stubb added Michael Jackson

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dreamM added Michael Jackson

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Le Freak is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Songs About Dancing
CHIC

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NoellaRose added

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stubb added Madonna

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clash1977 added The Kinks

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Men Without Hats

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Tom Islava added The Contours

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punksnotdead added T. Rex

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Tom Islava added Colby O'Donis, Lady Gaga

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Sly & the Family Stone

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Andy Gibb

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egghead added Kiss

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stubb added Madonna - Madonna

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punksnotdead added The B-52's

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Peaches & Herb

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stubb added The Beatles

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Paul McCartney

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Bruce Springsteen

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Tom Islava added Ray Charles ftr. The Blues Brothers

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Blake Shelton

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stubb added Shanon, Shannon

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Tom Islava added Leo Sayer

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The Twist is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Songs About Dancing
punksnotdead added Klaus Nomi

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stubb added Roxy Music - Roxy Music

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stubb added K.C. And the Sunshine Band

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Metric

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Paul McCartney

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stubb added LMFAO - LMFAO

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punksnotdead added Patti Smith Group