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25 Songs for the Electric Slide Dance

25 Songs for the Electric Slide Dance

The electric slide is a popular line dance in that groups of people on the dance floor dancing in sync.

25 Songs for the Electric Slide Dance

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What songs are played for dancing the electric slide? We got you!

Electric Slide Dance Songs

What is the best song to dance the electric slide? Here are the top 2 songs.

Electric Boogie (The Electric Slide) – Marcia Griffiths

Released in 1990 on the album Carousel
Genre: Funk
Danceable Lyrics:

Come let me take you on a party ride
And I’ll teach you, teach you, teach you
I’ll teach you the electric slide


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Electric Slide (Shall We Dance) – Grandmaster Slice

Released in 1991 on the album Electric Slide (Shall We Dance)
Genre: Hip Hop
Danceable Lyrics:

Spin around, change directions, and whip and skip.
Don’t jump around like ya got ants in your pants,
Get on the dance floor. C’mon, shall we dance?


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Other Slide Dance Songs

Cha-Cha Slide – Mr C The Slide Man

Released in 2006 as a single
Genre: Hip Hop
Danceable Lyrics:

One hop this time
Right foot, let’s stomp
Left foot, let’s stomp
Cha cha now y’all
Now it’s time to get funky


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Candy – Cameo

Released in 1986 on the album Word Up
Genre: R&B
Danceable Lyrics:

‘Cause you affect me, fascinate me
I thank heaven for the things that you do (for the things that you do)
It’s like candy


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If you love line dancing, check out our list of line dance songs to get people on the dance floor!

Electric Slide – Shannon

Released in 2008 on the album Let The Music Play – Greatest Hits
Genre: R&B

Danceable Lyrics:

Yeah here there everywhere I’ve got to move
I’m going on a party ride
I’ve got to groove, groove, groove


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Cupid Shuffle – Cupid

Released in 2007 on the album Time for a Change
Genre: R&B
Danceable Lyrics:

To the right, to the right, to the right, to the right
To the left, to the left, to the left, to the left
Now kick, now kick, now kick, now kick
Now walk it by yourself, now walk it by yourself


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Bikers Shuffle – Big Mucci

Released in 2009 on the album Cleveland Slide
Genre: Hip Hop
Danceable Lyrics:

Walk it to your right. Now move it on up, move it on up
Walk it to your left. Now bring it on back, bring it on back


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Cleveland Shuffle (Radio Mix) – 71 North

Released in 2009 on the album Watch Us Roll
Genre: Hip Hop
Danceable Lyrics:

Now what we gonna do?
Go ahead and shuffle it
So don’t be scared
Go ahead and shuffle it


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Electric Slide Alternative Songs

Give It Up – KC And The Sunshine Band

Released in 1982 on the album All In a Night’s Work
Genre: Pop
Danceable Lyrics:

Everybody sees you
Everybody looks and stares
I’d just like to make you mine, all mine


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Next, see a complete list of wedding songs by dance style.

Before I Let Go – Maze & Frankie Beverly

Released in 1981 on the album Live in New Orleans
Genre: R&B
Danceable Lyrics:

I won’t be foolish, no, no
I wanna know
I wanna make sure I’m right, girl, oh
Before I let go, yeah


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Better When I’m Dancin’ – Meghan Trainor

Released in 2015 on the album The Peanuts Movie Soundtrack
Genre: Pop
Danceable Lyrics:

But I feel better when I’m dancing, yeah, yeah
Better when I’m dancing, yeah, yeah
And we can do this together


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Watermelon Crawl – Tracy Byrd

Released in 1994 on the album No Ordinary Man
Genre: Country
Danceable Lyrics:

Made from the biggest watermelons on the vine
Help yourself to some, but obey the law
If you drink, don’t drive
Do the watermelon crawl


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Got To Give It Up – Marvin Gaye

Released in 1977 on the album Live at the London Palladium
Genre: R&B
Danceable Lyrics:

You can love me when you want to, babe
This is such a groovy party, baby
We’re here face to face
Baby, everybody’s swingin’
This is such a groovy place


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Blurred Lines – Robin Thicke & T.I. & Pharrell

Released in 2013 on the album Blurred Lines
Genre: Pop
Danceable Lyrics:

I know you want it
But you’re a good girl (Ah, hey)
The way you grab me
Must wanna get nasty (Ah, hey, hey)
Go ahead, get at me (Everybody get up) (Come on!)


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Another popular group dance is the Nightclub Two-step. See a list of popular Nightclub Two-Step songs.

Wobble – V.I.C.

Released in 2008 on the album Beast
Genre: Hip Hop
Danceable Lyrics:

I got em’ shakin’ their boobies like congos
Man, I’m shaking the city like quakes
The haters blowin’ the face like gonzo
Cause I’m baking a cake so let’s bake


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The K-Wang – Khia

Released in 2002 on the album Thug Misses
Genre: Hip Hop
Danceable Lyrics:

Move your shoulders from the right then to the left
You gotta step from the front then to the back
Get off da chain wit it


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Boot Scootin’ Boogie – Brooks & Dunn

Released in 1991 on the album Brand New Man
Genre: Country
Danceable Lyrics:

Oh, Cadillac, Black Jack, baby meet me outback we’re gonna boogie
Oh, get down turn around go to town boot scootin’ boogie


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The Git Up – Blanco Brown

Released in 2019 on the album Honeysuckle & Lightning Bugs
Genre: Country
Danceable Lyrics:

Gon’ and do the 2 step then cowboy boogie
Grab your sweetheart and spin out with ’em
Do the hoedown and get into it


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Juice – Lizzo

Released in 2019 on h album Cuz I Love You
Genre: Pop
Danceable Lyrics:

If I’m shining, everybody gonna shine
(Yeah, I’m goals)
I was born like this, don’t even gotta try
(Now you know)
I’m like Chardonnay, get better over time


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If the crowd likes dancing to different dance moves, consider playing cha cha songs for dancers.

Together Forever – Rick Astley

Released in 1988 on the album Whenever You Need Somebody
Genre: Pop
Danceable Lyrics:

Together forever and never to part
Together forever we two
And don’t you know
I would move Heaven and Earth
To be together forever with you


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Shake Your Groove Thing – Peaches & Herb

Released in 1978 on the album 2 Hot
Genre: R&B
Danceable Lyrics:

Shake your groove thing
Shake your groove thing, yeah, yeah
Show ’em how we do it now


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Stayin Alive – Bee Gees

Released in 1977 in the album Saturday Night Fever Soundtrack
Genre: Disco
Danceable Lyrics:

Whether you’re a brother or whether you’re a mother
You’re stayin’ alive, stayin’ alive
Feel the city breakin’ and everybody shakin’
And we’re stayin’ alive, stayin’ alive


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It Takes Two – Rob Base & DJ EZ Rock

Released in 1988 on the album It Takes Two
Genre: Hip Hop
Danceable Lyrics:

It takes two to make a thing go right
It takes two to make it outta sight
Hit it!


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Brick House – The Commodores

Released in 1977 on the album Commodores
Genre: R&B
Danceable Lyrics:

‘Cause she’s a brick house
Yeah, she’s mighty mighty, just lettin’ it all hang out
She’s a brick house
The lady’s stacked and that’s a fact
Ain’t holding nothing back


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After a few line dances, you may need to slow it down a bit as the dancers may get tired. Here’s a list of popular Waltz dance songs.

Here Comes The Hotstepper – Ini Kamoze

Released in 1994 as a single
Genre: Reggae
Danceable Lyrics:

Here comes the hotstepper (murderer)
I’m the lyrical gangster (murderer)
Pick up the crew in-a de area (murderer)
Still love you like that (murderer)


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If you have a favorite song to dance the electric slide, please share it in the comments!


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