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Jan. 4th, 2009 | 03:25 am
feeling: determined
listening to: johnny o'keefe - shout
posted by: geekrock in moodyfood



shut up and dance.
a look at a centennial collection of floor fillers: from ageless, whirling waltzes to bum grindin' bass beats.

Thanks to Miles Davis and Michael Jackson, disco and doof doof, dance music has been constantly evolving for centuries. It doesn't matter whether it was recorded on a computer or by a sixty-piece orchestra, whether it's rhythmic for two or two thousand, or whether it's been loved by millions for decades or only indie kickers for weeks. As long as it's something that'll get our toes tapping or our hips wigglin', people will dance.
strauss ii - blue danube, op. 314
miles davis - blue in green
glenn miller - in the mood
buddy holly - rave on
elvis presley - hound dog
ray charles feat. the blues brothers - shake your tailfeather
earth, wind and fire - disco inferno (burn baby burn)
the beatles - twist and shout
c + c music factory - gonna make you sweat (everybody dance now)
david bowie - the jean genie
abba - dancing queen
the bee gees - you should be dancing
the jam - town called malice
michael jackson - billie jean
the village people - ymca
los del rio - the macarena
new order - blue monday
fatboy slim - praise you
usher - yeah
michael buble - sway
daft punk - one more time
alex gaudino - destination calabria
mgmt - kids

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Denise

from: totallotrfreak
date: Jan. 6th, 2009 04:35 am (UTC)
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This is beautiful, thank you. Definitely snagging.

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hewey

from: geekrock
date: Jan. 6th, 2009 07:45 am (UTC)
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Glad you like it. Have fun! And I love your icon x

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diana

from: kitscheartache
date: Jan. 19th, 2009 07:22 pm (UTC)
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this looks good! i'll try it out! i already love some of those songs and i'm sure the others will do a great job to get my hips wiggling. but i'm not difficult at all, anything with a good beat gets me going. :D

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