Suggestions wanted : 3 or 4 chord dance-able songs from 1980-today

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  1. rburd2

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    In that case...

    Every Rose Has its Thorn - Poison
    Til the Love Runs Out - One Republic
    Stronger - Kelly Clarkson
    Get Lucky - Daft Punk
     
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    Upper middle-aged white guy here, who suggested The Gap Band, Sylvester, The Weather Girls, and George Clinton/Parliament/Funkadelic earlier in this thread. In my experience, any of those will get every white girl in the house on the dance floor in very short order.

    I remember that skit, too. I think Chappelle's point was that black girls don't dance to John Mayer. I'm quite sure he's right about that. I don't know how white girls do it, either! :D :D :D
     
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    The one thing that universally amazes me, and is extremely common in my experience, is that women in their mid twenties to late thirties flood the dance floor for hit songs '60s -'80s that were hits before they were born and they know the words and sing along to the song. It's astounding how many "younger" women know these songs. In breaks I've asked these women how they know the song and they always say their parents played it and that's how they know it. But generally make no mistake, these younger women love great rock and roll / pop music from before they were born.
     
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    You're probably an undercover bass player.
     
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    Nothing undercover about it -- I am a bass player!
     
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    I knew it.

    If a bass player can't figure out how to make people dance, he or she ought to quit.

    Or take up jazz.
     
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    "I'm gonna add some bottom, so that the dancers just won't hide."
     
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  8. Mike Eskimo

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    Also, the unending relentless programming of classic rock radio for one and , maybe more importantly, the fact that boomers have been in charge of most media for the last 40 years.

    Kids, gen x, gen y, millenials have heard all the moldy oldies in movies and tv shows - especially commercials/ads.

    I don’t know how many times I’ve watched a YouTube clip of an old 60’s /70’s song and the comments will say “that Toyota commercial led me here - I love this song !”

    How many ads are currently using some part of the Nilsson song “Jump Into The Fire” ?

    A lot .
     
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    This, it works every time for my band.
     
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    Walk Like an Egyptian - Bangles
    We Got The Beat - Go Gos
    Something Just Like This - Chainsmokers ( I see lots of ladies at the store I work at singing along to it)
    You Better You Bet - The Who
    Everything by the Cars
     
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