Salsa Dance

Our salsa playlist on Spotify
Puerto Rican Power- Estremeceme (very slow tempo for practice)
Rey Ruiz- Mi Media Mitad (very slow for practice)
Ismael Rivera- Las Tumbas (very slow for practice)
La Lupe- Besito Pa’ Ti (very slow for practice)
Juan De Marcos’ Afro Cuban All Stars- Distinto, Diferente- (slow for practice)
India- Que Ganos De No Verte Nunca Mas- (slow)
Victor Manuelle- Mentiras
Willy Chirino- Los Campeones De La Salsa
Tito Gomez- Llora
Marc Anthony- Necesito Amarte
Celia Cruz- Sin Clave No Hay Son (OK, just listen to this and try to sit still!)

Swing Dance

Our Swing Dance playlist on Spotify
Happy- Pharrell Williams
Glenn Miller- In The Mood; (if they only play one swing tune, it’s this!)
Brian Setzer or Louis Prima- Jump, Jive and Wail; (if they play two swing tunes, this is next.)
Louis Prima- Just A Gigolo
Christina Aguilera- Candyman
Michael Buble- Crazy Little Thing Called Love
Bill Haley- Rock Around The Clock
Duke Ellington- Take the “A” Train
Elvis Presley- Hound Dog
Natalie Cole- This Will Be An Everlasting Love
Bobby Darin- Mack The Knife
Ruth Brown- 5-10-15 Hours
Susan Tedeschi- I Fell In Love
Carlene Carter- I Love You ‘Cause I Want To
Queen Latifah- I Love Being Here With You
Orleans- Still The One
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy- Big Time Operator

Country Two-Step

Our country two step playlist on Spotify
Backwoods Barbie- Dolly Parton
These Boots Are Made For Walkin’ – Nancy Sinatra
Wagon Wheel- Old Crow Medicine Show
Big, Big Love- k.d. lang
Country Roads- Brandi Carlile
All We Need Is Love- Elizabeth Cook
Suds in The Bucket- Sara Evans
Love’s Gonna Live Here- Martina McBride
I Came Straight To You- Patty Loveless
Battle Hymn Of Love- Kathy Mattea
White Liar- Miranda Lambert
Heavenly Days- Chely Wright
Honky Tonk Heart- Highway 101
Sunrise- Norah Jones

Waltz

Our waltz playlist on Spotify
Aretha Franklin- I Never Loved A Man
Nat King Cole- Fascination
Norah Jones- Come Away With Me
Joan Osborne- Heart of Stone
Michael Buble- At This Moment
Nickel Creek- Jealous Of The Moon
Jackie DeShannon- What The World Needs Now
Harold Melvin And The Blue Notes- If You Don’t Know Me By Now
Elvis Presley- Are You Lonesome Tonight?
Burt Bacharach and Elvis Costello- God Give Me Strength
Collin Raye- Dreaming My Dreams With You
Annie Lennox- Cold
The Eagles- Take It To The Limit
Pink Martini- Que Sera Sera
Journey- Open Arms
Sarah McLachlan- Rainbow Connection

Foxtrot

Our foxtrot playlist on Spotify
Frank Sinatra- Fly Me To The Moon, The Way You Look Tonight
Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett- Anything Goes, I Won’t Dance
Michael Buble- Come Fly With Me, Moondance, I’ve Got You Under My Skin
Bobby Darin- Beyond The Sea, Mack The Knife
Ella Fitzgerald- Cheek To Cheek, The Lady Is A Tramp, and so much more!
Harry Connick Jr.- It Had To Be You
Madeleine Peyroux- Dance Me To The End Of Love
Jane Monheit- I Won’t Dance
Sarah Vaughan- Baubles, Bangles, And Beads
Dean Martin- Just In Time, You’re Nobody Til Somebody Loves You
Judy Garland- For Me And My Gal

Cha Cha

Our cha cha dance playlist on Spotify
Santana- Smooth
Adele- Rumor Has It
Lady Gaga- Pretty much every other song. 🙂
Marc Anthony- I Need To Know
Jennifer Lopez- Let’s Get Loud
Aretha Franklin- Chain Of Fools
Smokey Robinson- Shop Around
Pink- Get The Party Started
Pussycat Dolls- Don’t Cha
Current Hip Hop and Pop Artists- tons of artists, tons of cha cha rhythms
Beyonce- Crazy In Love
Gloria Estefan- Turn The Beat Around
Miriam Makeba- Pata Pata
Ibrahim Ferrer- Bruca Manigua
The Beatles- too many cha chas to mention!
Hugh Masakela- Grazing In The Grass
The Trammps- Disco Inferno
Earth, Wind and Fire- The Way You Move, September, and many more
Angelique Kidjo- Bala Bala

Rhumba

Our rumba dance playlist on Spotify
Lucky- Jason Mraz & Colbie Caillat
Michael Buble- Save The Last Dance For Me, Too Close For Comfort
Dusty Springfield- The Look Of Love
Queen Latifah- Quiet Nights Of Quiet Stars
Van Morrison- Brown-Eyed Girl
Astrud Gilberto- The Girl From Ipanema
Shakira- Something
Pink Martini- Let’s Never Stop Falling In Love
Elvis Presley- It’s Now Or Never
The Drifters- Under The Boardwalk
Ibrahim Ferrer- Cada Noche Un Amor
Bebel Gilberto- Up, Up And Away
Multiple Artists- Besame Mucho

West Coast Swing

Our West Coast Swing playlist on Spotify
Lady Gaga- Born This Way
Stevie Wonder- Signed, Sealed, Delivered
Adele- Rumor Has It, Rolling In The Deep
Aretha Franklin- Evil Gal Blues
Bonnie Raitt- Something To Talk About
Annie Lennox- Legend In My Living Room
Yeah! (feat. Lil’ Jon & Ludacris)- Usher
Christina Aguilera- Ain’t No Other Man
Gloria Estefan- Turn The Beat Around
The Isley Brothers- Who’s That Lady
Pitbull- Give Me Everything
Mary Chapin Carpenter- I Feel Lucky
Beyonce- Crazy In Love
Patti Labelle and Pink- Lady Marmalade
Buttons- Pussycat Dolls
Disturbia- Rihanna

Tango

Our Tango playlist on Spotify
The Tango Project- El Choclo; Por Una Cabez; La Cumparsita
Sarah Vaughn and Gotan Project Remix- Whatever Lola Wants
Annie Lennox- Big Sky
Gotan Project- Santa Maria (Del Buen Ayre); Vuelvo Al Sur
Quintango- No No No No; A Media Luz
Carlos Sarli- Champagne Tango
Rihanna- Disturbia
Lady Gaga- Electric Chapel
Eurythmics- Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)