Top 10 Songs with Particular Dance Styles in the Title


The Top Ten

1 Samba Pa Ti - Santana

Samba is a Brazilian musical genre and dance style with African roots - Metal_Treasure

2 Let's Twist Again - Chubby Checker

Twist is a dance that was inspired by rock and roll music and was most popular from 1959 to mid-60s. It was considered too provocative. - Metal_Treasure

3 Sultans of Swing - Dire Straits

Swing group of dances developed thanks to the swing style of jazz music in the 1920s-1940s - Metal_Treasure

4 Twist and Shout - The Isley Brothers

Twist is a dance style (but shout isn't, so don't get this title wrong, haha) - Metal_Treasure

5 La Bamba - Ritchie Valens

It's a wedding dance in Mexico where the bride and groom perform the dance, displaying the newly wed couple's unity. - Metal_Treasure

6 Boléro - Maurice Ravel

Bolero is a Spanish dance and musical form.
Boléro by Maurice Ravel is a masterpiece that premiered in 1928. It was originally composed as a ballet commissioned by Russian dancer Ida Rubinstein. - Metal_Treasure

7 Toxic Waltz - Exodus

Waltz is a very popular ballroom dance. This song isn't exactly what you would expect but it has the word waltz in the title. And it was the only opportunity to include metal in this list, hehe. - Metal_Treasure

8 Disco Inferno - The Trammps

Disco dances were popular in the 70s when many nightclubs (disco clubs) hosted disco dance competitions. You can see this in John Travolta films Saturday Night Fever, Staying Alive.
I watched these movies and liked the energy of disco dancing.
The best modern version of disco dancing I've ever seen was on the Canadian competition show So You Think You Can Dance (SYTYCD). It's available on YouTube:
SYTYCD Canada Season 1 - Disco - Natalli Reznik & Nico Archambault - Metal_Treasure

9 The Twist - Chubby Checker
10 Yes Sir, I Can Boogie - Baccara

The Contenders

11 Jive Talkin' - Bee Gees
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