The Best Electric Slide Songs
The best known electric slide song is Marcia Griffith’s Electric Boogie which was written by Bunny Wailer in 1982 and was produced under her name on the 1990 album, Carousel. Although recent updates by the original electric dance choreographer, Ric Silver, states that it was actually written on May 1981 before Bob Marley’s death. In 1990, Marcia Griffith’s music video of her electric slide song was released and the electric dance has once again become a popular line dance for social parties and events.
Famous Electric Slide Songs During the 80′s
Another favorite among the electric slide songs is Cameo’s “Candy” which was recorded on 1986 and was released on 1987. Candy has become tremendously popular as soon as it was released and was at number one on the R&B charts from January 31- February 7, 1987. It was also included amongst the US Hot 100 songs in the same year. The line dance song was originally co-written by Larry Blackmon and Tomi Jenkins. Candy is a sort of R&B, Funk genre and is pretty popular in the United Kingdom. It’s a good song for electric slide steps because of its relaxing happy rhythm and tempo.
That’s the way (I Like It) by KC & The Sunshine Band is yet another electric dance song perfect for parties and gatherings. You may have already heard of this song written by Harry Wayne Casey and Richard Finch. KC and the Sunshine Band has released this song in the year 1975 and was one of the chart-toppers in the US billboard Hot 100 history to stay number 1 for more than once from November 22-December 20, 1975. This is a great electric dance song because its beat matches the counting of an electric dance routine. Plus, the gay upbeat of the music makes dancing fun and exciting for both professionals and amateurs.
Other Electric Slide Songs to Choose From
You may also try listening to Tuff Enuff by The Fabulous Thunderbirds, The Hey Song Rock and Roll Part II by Gary Glitter or Sharp Dressed Man by ZZ Top. All of them are suggested electric slide songs that you may want to try listening to. Remember that if you have included modern variations of your electric slide dance, not all of these songs may suit your new variations. Thus, try searching for other songs for the electric slide with related beats. Most common electric slide songs chosen for this type of line dance are funk, reggae, pop and r&b.