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Music for tap dance..
By Tapdancer07
On Sun Jan 02, 2005 04:28 PM
Hey!
I have some pretty weird songs I have tapped dance to in my past and one of them I am using for a pageant I am in so here is my list!! I hope they help you out!!


*Will Smith- Men In Black
*Will Smith- Nod Ya Head
*Michael Jackson- Ghosts
*Michael Jackson- Blood On The Dance Floor
*Michael Jackson- Morphine
*Linkin Park- Cure For The Itch or it is also called "Mr. Hahnn" Its not the Reanimation mix!!
*Marilyn Manson- Resident Evil Main Theme Song
*Miss-Teeq- One Night Stand
*Black Eyed Peas- Get It Started
*Black Eyed Peas- Shut-up
*Boyz 2 Men- Motown Philly
*Ciara ft Missy Elliot- 1,2 Step
*Cypress Hill- Rock Superstar
*Cypress Hill- Insane In The Membrane
*Daft Punk- One More Time
*Jade- Dont Walk Away Boy
*Janet Jackson- All Night
*Janet Jackson ft Missy Elliot and P.Diddy- Son Of A Gun
*Junior Senior- Move Ya Feet
*La Bouche- Rhythm Is A Dancer
*La Bouche- Mr. Vain
*Missy Elliot- Get Your Freak On
*Amber- This Is Your Night
*Nina Sky- Move Ya Body
*Sarah Conner- Bounce
*Scatman John- I'm The Scatman
*Spice Girls- If You Can't Dance
*Napoleon Dynamite Soundtrack- Just Dance
*The Matrix Soundtrack- Clubbed To Death
*Vengaboys- We Like To Party
*Vengaboys- Boom,Boom,Boom
*Bruce Springstein- We Didn't Start The Fire
Great Music for Tapping
By han_2k5
On Mon Jan 03, 2005 09:13 AM
Edited by han_2k5 (117983) on 2005-01-03 09:05:30
For a tap exam, I danced to 'Realy Saying Something' by Bananarama- that went realy well, and it was a fun song to dance too!
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By dancebiscuit
On Mon Jan 03, 2005 09:50 PM
heres some songs...i have danced to some of them

stuff like that
another brick in the wall -pink floyd
sing sing sing
mack the knife
sweet georgia brown
diga diga do - benny goodman
put a lid on it- squirel nut zippers
in the mood
jump n jive
zoot suit riot
hi de ho
devil went down to georgia
bring in the funk
this cats on a hot tin roof
boogie wonderland
saturday night fish fry
rompin' and stompin'


...well some artists taht are good to look at are ella fitzgerald, benny goodman, louis armstrong, duke ellington, fred astaire and ginger rogers

jazz and blues singers usually have good songs with awesome rhythms!!!
Great songs...
By Jewels1136
On Tue Jan 04, 2005 12:17 AM
One of my favorites to dance to are Diamonds are a girl's best friend from Moulin Rouge, Man I feel like a woman by Shania Twain, and anything from enigma.
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By Marjolein
On Wed Jan 05, 2005 05:01 AM
i founded some great songs for tap:

Kid Songs
All i want for christmas (alvin and the chipmunks)
Tapping with Elmo (sesame street, some other songs i know in
dutch are also great)
a friend like me (alladin)

Funky songs
Lady marmelade (moulin rouge)
music from save the last dance
Jennifer Lopez songs

traditional showmusical style songs:
everything from the soundtrack from Dick Tracy by Madonna
album:swing when you're winning by robbie williams
soundtrack from Crazy for you
songs from: irving berlin, george an Ira gershwin,
fine brown frame (don't know the singers, its very jazzy)
some songs from The Wiz
soundtrack from the show Fosse
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By DaNcEr_4
On Sun Jan 16, 2005 09:55 AM
FOOTLOOSE
ACAPELLA- REALLY HARD WITH A LOT OF PPL
STOMP TO MY BEAT
HONEY
RAININ MEN
TIKI ROOM
STOMP
PROUD MARY
WILD WILD WEST
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By Emmamember has saluted, click to view salute photosPremium member
On Sat Jan 22, 2005 08:39 PM
Edited by suppresseddancer (114649) on 2005-01-22 20:29:43
She wouldn't look jewish at all from Cabaret
Crazy little thing called love - Queen
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By dance_3411
On Mon Jan 31, 2005 09:39 AM
Talkin' All That Jazz by Frech Fried Acid : A Night At The Playboy Mansion.. an awesome song!!!!
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By danceshorty
On Mon Jan 31, 2005 04:37 PM
last year a rectial we had a sports theme and my teacher, a friend, and I danced to we will rock ou/another one bits the dust and my younger sisters group dance to allstar which was really cute. the audience enjoyed both and they we're really fun to dance to:)
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By emilyanne0o8
On Tue Feb 08, 2005 09:51 PM
In the Mood
Sing, Sing, Sing
Mr. Pinstripe Suit
This Joint is Jumping
Good Little Girls Make Some Mighty Wild Women
Because We Can
That's How You Jazz
Feet Don't Fail me Now
Conga
Let's Get Loud!!!
music for time steps
By prairiesentry
On Wed Feb 09, 2005 09:07 PM
Hi, What do you use to teach time steps, my teacher uses what she calls the hokey song (basically banjo country music) but it goes at light speed! she also uses "some kinda wonderful" from sky but it's still a little fast, any suggestions for something with the right beat for time steps but not so fast.
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By Janette25
On Mon Feb 14, 2005 01:38 PM
If u wanna combine tap dance with pop music,then Justin Timberlake has a very good song for this:''LIke I love you''
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By Taptapper
On Tue Feb 22, 2005 05:36 AM
I love all of the big band stuff for tap eg get happy or mack the knife
For a recent display we did Bambaleo by the Gypsy Kings and it looked really good - like flamenco.
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By danceroqs
On Mon Mar 28, 2005 12:59 PM
Even though this might have been said because I didn't fully read the post. Like a lot of songs by Scott Joplin are good. I did the Maple Leaf Rag last year at comp and won so it's worth a try.
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By tapin5678
On Thu Mar 31, 2005 12:15 PM
It hit me the other day, i think it was in a commercial. But boogie shoes, wicked good song. Planning on doing my solo to it this year. Its my KC and the sunshine band. rock on.
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By claysliltapper
On Sun Apr 03, 2005 08:50 PM
Edited by claysliltapper (127494) on 2005-04-03 20:37:24 I don't know how to hit my spacebar!
I have found that In The Mood is a wonderful song to dance to...and also that the Peter Gunn theme song is really cool. Other songs that I think are really cool to dance to include:

Karma by Alicia Keys (the Stevie Wonder remix is really good too!)

Nothin' To Lose By Josh Gracin

Save a Horse Ride a Cowboy by Big and Rich

Sweet Georgia Brown...I think that's the title...

Cotton Eyed Joe or the remix to it...got really good scores!

Yeah By Usher has a really great beat!

Dream On by Aerosmith
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By DancinChik91
On Wed Apr 06, 2005 04:07 PM
i like a lot of songs but my favorite ones are:

dancing in the street
raining men
crazy little thing called loved
simply irestible
groove is in the heart
shake your groove thing
tap music
By flashdance4speck
On Wed Apr 06, 2005 07:07 PM
* move your feet _junior senior (great for detailed tap)
* Mr.Brightside by the killers
* enter sandman by metalica (works great)( might have costume trouble if for a recital)
* dance like this wyclef jean
*Bob Marley i shot the sheriff
*for whom the bell tolls by metallica
* switch by will smith (great for times steps)
* rich girls by gwen stefani and eve (oh,so cute)
* for a classy tap try jump jiving whale
breaking the habit by linkin park ( fast)
* minority by green day
*b52's love shack
*pat benetar heartbreaker
*she wants to move by n.e.r.d. (phenominal)
*the theme to unsolved mysteries
*number five with a bullet by taking back sunday (!!!)

and im sick of typing so i hope ihelped you at least i little bit

~jj
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By dancersedge
On Thu Apr 07, 2005 01:32 PM
Two great tap songs that I used this year is:
Crab Buckett - K-OS
Stop The Rock
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By stg1dncr5678
On Fri Apr 08, 2005 11:21 PM
Does anyone know the song from the old nabisco cookie commercials? If you know what I'm talking about it's a really good song. Please tell me if you know it!
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By JD69member has saluted, click to view salute photos
On Wed Apr 27, 2005 07:45 PM
Hey, we did a dance to that song hella long time ago. We just called it "Swing Kids" but I'm not too sure if thats the name! Hope it helped!
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By JD69member has saluted, click to view salute photos
On Wed Apr 27, 2005 07:49 PM
*I'm a rainbow too remix - Bob Marley and Fatboy Slim
*Hit the road jack - Ray Charles
*Funk Soul Brother - Fatboy Slim
*Weapon of Choice - Fatboy Slim
*Working in a coal mine remix - Devo
*Die another day radio remix - Madonna
*Magic Carpet Ride - Fatboy Slim and SteppenWolf
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By LateroseNoonvale
On Sun May 08, 2005 06:51 PM
I'll add a few, but I haven't read all the repies to see what has already been said...

Funky-ish
-Devil Went Down to Georgia
-Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend (Moulin Rouge version)
-Belleville Rendezvous
-The Way You Make Me Feel
-Come Together


Traditional
-Go Into Your Dance
-The Boy From NYC
-American Bandstand
-Audition (from 42nd Street)
-Any music from George M
-I've Got Rythym

Kids
-Chicken Chow Mein
-Shout
-Hound Dog
-Do You Love Me
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By dancingdewsis
On Sat May 14, 2005 01:49 AM
I love tapoping to big band style and Broadway style of music my favorite Broadway musical that I tap to is "Choirs Line"
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By WingQueen
On Tue May 17, 2005 01:34 PM
I think that anything upbeat and fast is a good song even if i don't like the words.lol
WQ
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