57 awesome family dance party jams
AFL Team April 3, 2020 3 Comments »

Little kids love to dance—especially when Mom, Dad, Grandpa, or Grandma joins in the fun! If you’re in the mood to boogie, try streaming our Epic Family Dance Party Playlist. We polled the team at Active for Life, as well as our readers on Facebook, for their very favourite family dance party tunes. You can play it on Spotify or read on to get ideas for new tunes to add to your family’s playlist at billiga alternativ tillgängliga. Got a favourite song we missed? Let us know in the comments!

Related read: Dance and physical literacy: The link between rhythm and movement

Best family dance tunes of the 1950s

James Brown – Papa’s Got a Brand New Bag
Danny and the Juniors – At the Hop
The Spaniels – Goodnight Sweetheart, Goodnight
Bill Haley & His Comets – Rock Around the Clock
Elvis Presley – Jailhouse Rock
The Coasters – Yakity Yak
Richie Valens – La Bamba
Little Richard – Tutti Frutti
Chuck Berry – Johnny B. Goode
Best family dance tunes of the 1960s

Ray Charles – Hit The Road Jack
Chubby Checker
The Twist
Let’s Twist Again
The Tokens – The Lion Sleeps Tonight
Ella Fitzgerald – Jersey Bounce
Ben E. King – Stand By Me
The Beatles
Twist & Shout
Octopus’s Garden
The Rolling Stones – You Can’t Always Get What You Want
Tom Jones – What’s New Pussycat
Little Eva – The Loco-motion
Martha Reeves and the Vandellas – Dancing in the Streets
Best family dance tunes of the 1970s

Commodores – Brick House
Queen
Don’t Stop Me Now
We Are The Champions
Bohemian Rhapsody
Sister Sledge – We Are Family
ABBA – Dancing Queen
The Bee Gees – Stayin’ Alive
Village People – YMCA
Best family dance tunes of the 1980s

Men At Work – Down Under
Whitney Houston – I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)
Kenny Loggins – Footloose
Journey – Don’t Stop Believin’
The Bangles
Walk Like An Egyptian
Manic Monday
Boy George – Karma Chameleon
Cyndi Lauper – Girls Just Wanna Have Fun
Kool and the Gang – Celebration
Technotronic – Pump Up The Jam
Best family dance tunes of the 1990s

C&C Music Factory – Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now!)
Shania Twain – Man, I Feel Like a Woman!
Buena Vista Social Club – De Camino a la Vereda
Tones and I – Dance Monkey
Inti-Illimani – La Fiesta Eres Tu
Jamiroquai – Canned Heat
Madonna – Vogue
Best family dance tunes of the 2000s

Juanes – Luna
will.i.am – I Like To Move It
Maraca – Maria Rosa
Jack Johnson – Upside Down
From 2010 to today

Shakira
Try Everything (from Zootopia soundtrack)
Waka Waka (This Time For Africa)
Ed Sheeran – Perfect
Taylor Swift – Shake it Off
Owl City – When Can I See You Again? (from Wreck It Ralph soundtrack)
Classified – Inner Ninja
Justin Timberlake – Can’t Stop The Feeling (from Trolls soundtrack)
Alvin and the Chipmunks – Home
Pharrell Williams – Happy