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  1. #1

    Motown songs that make you literally get up and dance!

    You know you wanna dance,hehe...s.o.s[edwin starr]...the love you save[jackson 5]...hitch hike[marvin gaye]...my daddy knows best[the marvelettes]...mickey's monkee[the miracles]...ain't too proud to beg[temptations]...i can't help myself[four tops]...shotgun[jr.walker]...got to give it up[marvin gaye]...what's hard for one[mary wells]...uptight[stevie wonder]...heatwave[martha an the vandellas]...come on do the jerk[the miracles]...where did our love go[the supremes]...glasshouse[temptations]...floy joy[supremes]...boogie down[eddie kendricks]...pucker up buttercup[jr.walker]...you haven't done nothing[stevie wonder]...function at the junction[shorty long]...body and soul[the four tops]...i'll be in trouble[temptations]...jimmy mack[martha and the vandellas]...whole lotta shakin[the miracles]...well,get up and dance!!

  2. #2
    Quote Originally Posted by arr&bee View Post
    You know you wanna dance,hehe...s.o.s[edwin starr]...the love you save[jackson 5]...hitch hike[marvin gaye]...my daddy knows best[the marvelettes]...mickey's monkee[the miracles]...ain't too proud to beg[temptations]...i can't help myself[four tops]...shotgun[jr.walker]...got to give it up[marvin gaye]...what's hard for one[mary wells]...uptight[stevie wonder]...heatwave[martha an the vandellas]...come on do the jerk[the miracles]...where did our love go[the supremes]...glasshouse[temptations]...floy joy[supremes]...boogie down[eddie kendricks]...pucker up buttercup[jr.walker]...you haven't done nothing[stevie wonder]...function at the junction[shorty long]...body and soul[the four tops]...i'll be in trouble[temptations]...jimmy mack[martha and the vandellas]...whole lotta shakin[the miracles]...well,get up and dance!!
    Dancing in The Streets - MRAV/Beauty's Only Skin Deep - Temps

  3. #3
    "Brick House" - Commodores
    "Love is Like an Itching in MY Heart" - DRATS
    "Road Runner" - Jr. Walker and the All Stars
    "Too Many Fish in the Sea" - Marvelettes

  4. #4
    "I Can't Get Next To You"
    "Mickey's Monkey"
    "I Want You Back"
    "Shotgun"

  5. #5
    Like immediately?

    Got to Give It Up - Marvin Gaye
    You & I - Rick James
    Square Biz - Teena Marie
    Treat Her Like a Lady - The Temptations
    Upside Down - Diana Ross
    In Our Lifetime - Marvin Gaye
    Stop! Don't Tease Me - DeBarge
    Superstar - The Temptations
    Let Me Go the Right Way - The Supremes
    Nowhere to Run - Martha and the Vandellas
    Too Many Fish in the Sea - The Marvelettes
    Going to a Go-Go - The Miracles
    Same Ole Song - Four Tops
    You Keep Me Hangin' On - The Supremes
    Baby Don't Do It - Marvin Gaye
    Show You the Way - Martha and the Vandellas
    Shotgun - Jr. Walker & the All-Stars
    Function at the Junction - Shorty Long
    You Need Love Like I Do (Don't You) - Gladys Knight & the Pips
    Superstition - Stevie Wonder
    Fire It Up - Rick James
    Funk Me - Marvin Gaye
    I Need Your Lovin' - Teena Marie
    Candy Man - Mary Jane Girls
    Don't Let the Joneses Get You Down - The Temptations
    I Can't Help Myself - The Four Tops
    This Old Heart of Mine - The Isley Brothers
    Super Freak - Rick James
    Rhythm of the Night - DeBarge
    Baby That's Backatcha - Smokey Robinson
    Mickey's Monkey - The Miracles
    Dancing in the Street - Martha and the Vandellas
    My Old Piano - Diana Ross
    (I Know) I'm Losing You - The Temptations
    Going Down for the Third Time - The Supremes
    25 Miles - Edwin Starr
    I Heard It Through the Grapevine - Marvin Gaye
    Cloud Nine - The Temptations

  6. #6
    Diana Ross: "Love Hangover" and "Not Over You Yet". Yes, in this play loop order. Oh my...

  7. #7
    Quote Originally Posted by TNSUN View Post
    Diana Ross: "Love Hangover" and "Not Over You Yet". Yes, in this play loop order. Oh my...
    Upside Down too.

  8. #8
    Don't Leave Me This Way - Thelma Houston
    Bad Weather - The Supremes
    Girl, You Need a Change of Mind - Eddie Kendricks
    Date with the Rain - Eddie Kendricks
    Keep on Truckin' - Eddie Kendricks
    Happy - Eddie Kendricks
    He's My Man - The Supremes
    I Heard It Through the Grapevine - Gladys Knight and The Pips
    Friendship Train - Gladys Knight and The Pips
    Plastic Man - The Temptations
    Law of the Land - The Temptations
    Got to Give It Up - Marvin Gaye
    Saturday Night, Sunday Morning - Thelma Houston
    Bless You - Martha Reeves and The Vandellas
    Superstition - Stevie Wonder
    I'm Gonna Let My Heart Do the Walking - The Supremes
    You're My Driving Wheel - The Supremes
    Daddy Could Swear, I Declare - Gladys Knight and The Pips

  9. #9
    Quote Originally Posted by Edgar View Post
    Don't Leave Me This Way - Thelma Houston
    Bad Weather - The Supremes
    Girl, You Need a Change of Mind - Eddie Kendricks
    Date with the Rain - Eddie Kendricks
    Keep on Truckin' - Eddie Kendricks
    Happy - Eddie Kendricks
    He's My Man - The Supremes
    I Heard It Through the Grapevine - Gladys Knight and The Pips
    Friendship Train - Gladys Knight and The Pips
    Plastic Man - The Temptations
    Law of the Land - The Temptations
    Got to Give It Up - Marvin Gaye
    Saturday Night, Sunday Morning - Thelma Houston
    Bless You - Martha Reeves and The Vandellas
    Superstition - Stevie Wonder
    I'm Gonna Let My Heart Do the Walking - The Supremes
    You're My Driving Wheel - The Supremes
    Daddy Could Swear, I Declare - Gladys Knight and The Pips
    Master Blaster - Stevie
    MotownPhilly - Boyz II Men
    Brick House - Commodores

  10. #10
    Friendship Train- Gladys Knight & the Pips
    Treat Her Like A Lady - Temptations
    Floy Joy - Supremes
    Dancing Machine - Jackson 5
    Nowhere to Run - Martha & The Vandellas
    You and I - Rick James
    Get Ready - Rare Earth
    Boogie Woman - Stevie Wonder
    Stoned Love - Supremes
    Something About You - Four Tops
    I'll Turn to Stone - Four Tops
    Take Me In Your Arms - Kim Weston
    He Was Really Saying Something - Velvelettes
    Function at The Junction - Shorty Long
    25 Miles - Edwin Starr
    War - Edwin Starr
    Best Beat In Town - Switch
    Pride and Joy - Marvin Gaye
    How Sweet It Is - Marvin Gaye
    Shoo Bee Doo Bee Do - Stevie Wonder
    We Can Work It Out - Stevie Wonder
    Girl, You Need A Change of Mind - Eddie Kendricks
    Don't Look Any Further - Dennis Edwards
    Signed, Sealed Delivered - Stevie Wonder
    Red Hot -Mary Wilson
    Freakin's Fine - Mandre
    I'm Gonna Let My Heart Do The Walking - Supremes
    You Keep Me Hanging On - Supremes
    Do It Baby - Miracles

  11. #11
    Quote Originally Posted by Edgar View Post
    Don't Leave Me This Way - Thelma Houston
    Bad Weather - The Supremes
    Girl, You Need a Change of Mind - Eddie Kendricks
    Date with the Rain - Eddie Kendricks
    Keep on Truckin' - Eddie Kendricks
    Happy - Eddie Kendricks
    He's My Man - The Supremes
    I Heard It Through the Grapevine - Gladys Knight and The Pips
    Friendship Train - Gladys Knight and The Pips
    Plastic Man - The Temptations
    Law of the Land - The Temptations
    Got to Give It Up - Marvin Gaye
    Saturday Night, Sunday Morning - Thelma Houston
    Bless You - Martha Reeves and The Vandellas
    Superstition - Stevie Wonder
    I'm Gonna Let My Heart Do the Walking - The Supremes
    You're My Driving Wheel - The Supremes
    Daddy Could Swear, I Declare - Gladys Knight and The Pips
    Excellent list!

  12. #12
    Quote Originally Posted by nativeNY63 View Post
    Master Blaster - Stevie
    MotownPhilly - Boyz II Men
    Brick House - Commodores
    I can't dance to that one by Stevie, but I can and did dance a hole in my shoe to "Brick House" LOL1

  13. #13
    Quote Originally Posted by arr&bee View Post
    You know you wanna dance,hehe...s.o.s[edwin starr]...the love you save[jackson 5]...hitch hike[marvin gaye]...my daddy knows best[the marvelettes]...mickey's monkee[the miracles]...ain't too proud to beg[temptations]...i can't help myself[four tops]...shotgun[jr.walker]...got to give it up[marvin gaye]...what's hard for one[mary wells]...uptight[stevie wonder]...heatwave[martha an the vandellas]...come on do the jerk[the miracles]...where did our love go[the supremes]...glasshouse[temptations]...floy joy[supremes]...boogie down[eddie kendricks]...pucker up buttercup[jr.walker]...you haven't done nothing[stevie wonder]...function at the junction[shorty long]...body and soul[the four tops]...i'll be in trouble[temptations]...jimmy mack[martha and the vandellas]...whole lotta shakin[the miracles]...well,get up and dance!!
    Put all those on a CD for me and I'll invite ya to the party!

  14. #14
    Eddie Holland, "Leaving Here", 1963
    Miracles, "I Gotta Dance To Keep From Crying", 1963
    Mary Wells, "You Lost The Sweetest Boy", 1963
    Supremes, "When The Lovelight Start Shining Through His Eyes", 1963
    Contours, "Can You Do It", 1964
    Martha & The Vandellas, "Wild One", 1964
    Marvin Gaye, "Baby Don't You Do It", 1964
    Temptations, "Girl (Why You Wanna Make Me Blue)", 1964
    Four Tops, "I'll Turn To Stone", 1966
    Edwin Starr, "Pretty Little Angel", 1969
    Jr. Walker & The All Stars, "Do You See My Love (For You Growing)", 1971
    Last edited by Ngroove; 05-26-2020 at 02:59 AM.

  15. #15
    Down To Love Town - Originals
    Forever came Today - Jackson 5

  16. #16
    Shakey Ground - Temptations
    Fancy Dancer - Commodores

  17. #17
    Here's some more:

    In Our Lifetime - Marvin Gaye
    Home Cookin' - Jr. Walker & the All-Stars
    Motoring - Martha & the Vandellas
    Come 'Round Here - The Miracles
    I Wish - Stevie Wonder
    Don't Leave Me This Way - Thelma Houston (don't know why I forgot that one)
    I Was Born This Way - Carl Bean
    Rub You the Right Way - Johnny Gill
    Motownphilly - Boyz II Men
    Krazy - The Boyz
    Him or Me - Today
    Girl I Got My Eyes on You - Today
    Paradise - Diana Ross
    Have Fun (Again) - Diana Ross
    Shakey Ground - The Temptations
    Cold Blooded - Rick James
    Behind the Groove - Teena Marie
    Another Star - Stevie Wonder
    Nuclear Juice - Marvin Gaye
    Love Party - Marvin Gaye
    Needle in a Haystack - The Velvelettes
    Get Ready - The Temptations

  18. #18
    So many of mine are covered above but I'd include:

    Two Can Have A Party - Marvin and Tammi
    Do I Love You (Indeed I Do) - Frank Wilson
    Roadrunner - Junior Walker & The All Stars

    And for the ultimate slow dance with a loved one:

    Your All I Need To Get By - Marvin & Tammi
    Let's Get It On - Marvin Gaye
    If We Hold On Together - Diana Ross (thinking of poor Littlefoot still gets me!)

  19. #19
    Quote Originally Posted by tamlaboy View Post
    Shakey Ground - Temptations
    Fancy Dancer - Commodores

    Uh huh......Yep!

  20. #20
    Quote Originally Posted by marv2 View Post
    put all those on a cd for me and i'll invite ya to the party!
    i'm there and with a sample of some good party elixir,hehehe!!

  21. #21
    outside of the obvious big ones, to me these are what I play on the radio and in club-gigs for years in the Jersey/Philly/South Florida areas:

    It's A Good Feeling - The Miracles (line dance)
    I've Got A Feeling - Four Tops (cha cha)
    In My Lonely Room - Martha & The Vandellas (crossfire)
    I Guess I'll Always Love You - Supremes/Isleys (cha cha)
    Sweet Thing - The Spinners (cha cha)
    You've Got To Earn It - Tempts (cha cha)
    All I Need - Tempts (line dance)
    Quicksand - Martha & The Vandellas (crossfire)
    Do I Love You (Indeed I Do) - Frank Wilson (any style)
    Anyway You Wanta - Harvey (cha cha or line dance)
    Who Lotta Shaking In My Heart - The Miracles (line dance)
    He's All I Got - Supremes (cha cha)
    Everything Is Good About You - Supremes (slower cha cha)
    Take This Heart Of Mine - Marvin Gaye (line dance)
    This Old Heart Of Mine - Tammi Terrell (line dance)
    Come On And See Me - Tammi Terrell (cha cha)
    More, More, More Of Your Love - The Miracles (line dance)
    My Love Is Your Love Forever - The Miracles (cha cha)
    S.O.S. (Stope Her On Site) - Edwin Starr (cha cha)
    I'll Turn To Stone - Four Tops (cha cha)
    There's No Stopping Us Now - Supremes (cha cha)

  22. #22
    One two cha cha cha...i got a conga line goin ova here,hehe!!

  23. #23
    Two Can Have A Party & Ain't No Mountain High Enough by Marvin & Tammi.

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