Discos – love or hate?

discoDiscos are like Marmite, you either love them or hate them. Growing up, I always hated attending parties as it was customary to dance and anyone who knows me knows I don’t like dancing.  Yet surprisingly I am now the one up leading the dancing at every school disco we have! Unfortunately I have also been to many parties where the DJ has a playlist of awful songs that no one ever gets up to dance to.

However about three years ago I became an amateur Charity DJ playing at a range of parties and events including anniversaries, decade themed nights and birthday parties. Since then I have become more aware of the top tracks that get people up and dancing.

There are two types of music that people dance to, traditional ‘disco fever’ tracks and action disco dances (probably because there are set actions where you don’t have to worry about looking like a fool!) Below are my top 10 disco dances and top 10 disco songs which are guaranteed to get your party goers up and dancing.

What are your favourite disco songs which get you up and dancing?

Comment below for them to feature in the Disco top 10.



1 I will survive Gloria Gaynor
2 Le Freak Chic
3 Staying Alive Bee Gees
4 Disco Inferno Trammps
5 Don’t Blame it on the Sunshine Jackson 5
6 Hot Stuff Donna Summer
7 Play That Funky Music Wild Cherry
8 Dancing Queen ABBA
9 Celebration Kool and the Gang
10 Lady Marmalade Christina Aguilera, Pink, Mya, Lil’ Kim
1 Macarena Los del Rio
2 Cha Cha Slide DJ Casper
3 YMCA The Village People
4 Oops upside  your head The Gap Band
5 5,6,7,8 Steps
6 Saturday Night Whigfield
7 Cotton Eyed Joe Rednex
8 Superman Black Lace
9 Reach S Club 7
10 Gangnam Style PSY

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