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Get Dancin' Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Get_Dancin'

"Get Dancin'"
Get Dancin' - Disco-Tex and the Sex-O-Lettes.jpg
Single by Disco-Tex and the Sex-O-Lettes
from the album Disco Tex & His Sex-O-Lettes Review
B-side"Get Dancin', Part II"
ReleasedNovember 1974
GenreDisco
Length3:56
LabelChelsea
Songwriter(s)Bob Crewe, Kenny Nolan
Producer(s)Bob Crewe
Disco-Tex and the Sex-O-Lettes singles chronology
"Get Dancin'"
(1974)
"I Wanna Dance Wit' Choo (Doo Dat Dance)"
(1975)

"Get Dancin'" is a song written by Bob Crewe and Kenny Nolan and performed by Disco-Tex and the Sex-O-Lettes. The song was produced by Bob Crewe and arranged by Bruce Miller.[1] The song was featured on their 1975 album, Disco Tex & His Sex-O-Lettes Review.[2]

It reached #1 on the US Disco chart, #3 on the US Dance chart, #8 on the UK Singles Chart, #8 in Canada,[3] #10 on the Billboard Hot 100, #19 in Australia,[4] and #32 on the US R&B chart in 1974.[5]

The single ranked #100 on Billboard's Year-End Hot 100 singles of 1975.[6]

Chart history[edit]

In popular culture[edit]

The song is featured on two episodes of The Simpsons, season 2's “Bart vs. Thanksgiving” where Homer listens to a Super Bowl halftime show on the radio where the song is covered by Hooray for Everything (a parody of Up With People) and season 12's "I'm Going to Praiseland", where it plays in Disco Stu's fantasy Heaven.

Other versions[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Disco-Tex and the Sex-O-Lettes, "Get Dancin'" single release Retrieved August 18, 2016.
  2. ^ Disco-Tex and the Sex-O-Lettes, Disco Tex & His Sex-O-Lettes Review Retrieved August 18, 2016.
  3. ^ Disco-Tex and the Sex-O-Lettes, "Get Dancin'" Canadian chart position Retrieved August 18, 2016.
  4. ^ Disco-Tex and the Sex-O-Lettes, "Get Dancin'" Australian chart position Archived February 27, 2016, at the Wayback Machine Retrieved August 18, 2016.
  5. ^ Disco-Tex and His Sex-O-Lettes, "Get Dancin'" US and UK chart positions Retrieved August 18, 2016.
  6. ^ "Billboard Top 100 - 1975". Archived from the original on January 2, 2014. Retrieved August 18, 2016.
  7. ^ Disco-Tex and the Sex-O-Lettes, "Get Dancin'" Australian chart position Archived February 27, 2016, at the Wayback Machine Retrieved August 18, 2016.
  8. ^ Disco-Tex and the Sex-O-Lettes, "Get Dancin'" Canadian chart position Retrieved August 18, 2016.
  9. ^ "Toutes les Chansons N° 1 des Années 70" (in French). InfoDisc. 1974-11-19. Retrieved 22 December 2019.
  10. ^ "The Irish Charts – Search Results – Get Dancing". Irish Singles Chart. Retrieved February 20, 2018.
  11. ^ Disco-Tex and His Sex-O-Lettes, "Get Dancin'" US and UK chart positions Retrieved August 18, 2016.
  12. ^ Joel Whitburn's Top Pop Singles 1955-1990 - ISBN 0-89820-089-X
  13. ^ Disco-Tex and His Sex-O-Lettes, "Get Dancin'" US and UK chart positions Retrieved August 18, 2016.
  14. ^ Cash Box Top 100 Singles, February 15, 1975
  15. ^ "Item Display - RPM - Library and Archives Canada". collectionscanada.gc.ca.
  16. ^ "Billboard Top 100 - 1975". Archived from the original on January 2, 2014. Retrieved August 18, 2016.
  17. ^ Van McCoy and The Soul City Symphony, "The Hustle" single release Retrieved August 18, 2016.
  18. ^ Sandy Nelson, "Blue Eyed Soul" single release Retrieved August 18, 2016.

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