10 Best Disco Dance Songs
If you love disco and aren't afraid to show it, then you may want to learn about 10 bets disco dance songs so you can have the hottest music at your next party. These disco dance songs aren't from one particular year but instead span the course of the disco era. Hopefully you can find a few of your favorites on this list of the best disco dance songs.
- "Don't Leave Me This Way" Thelma Houston (1976) This song is unique because it starts out slow and then works its way up to a powerful disco song that was quite popular in the '70s and then found its way onto movie soundtracks such as "Summer of Sam" in 1999.
- "Good Times" Chic (1979) This song was right at the tail end of the disco era of the '70s and became a number one hit for the band Chic. It is also one of the most sampled songs in the history of music so it certainly had an impact on the industry.
- "The Grooveline" Heatwave (1978) This song was part of Heatwave's success along with "Boogie Nights" and "Always and Forever" that was debuted in the 1970s amongst the disco era. A cross between funk and disco, they were a very popular band during that time but eventually faded away like many other disco bands.
- "Disco Inferno" The Trammps (1976) This song became a success after being on the "Saturday Night Fever" soundtrack. Before that, it had only reached number 53 on the Billboard charts.
- "I Will Survive" Gloria Gaynor (1978) This song was Gloria Gaynor's first song that led to many disco hits. It started out as a B-Side record but was eventually pressed into an A-Side record after it was played more often than the other. It has become a popular anthem for personal strength and endurance.
- "Never Can Say Goodbye" Gloria Gaynor (1974) What was originally a Jackson Five hit, Gloria Gaynor released her own version in 1974 that became a hit as well. It was the number one song on the dance/disco chart, the first of its kind.
- "Last Dance" Donna Summer (1978) This song was written for the "Thank God It's Friday" soundtrack and won a Golden Globe Award for best song. It remains one of the most popular songs in the U.S. even today.
- "If I Can't Have You" Yvonne Elliman (1976) This song was originally written by the Bee Gees for "Saturday Night Fever" and they had intended on singing it before giving it to Yvonne Elliman and keeping "How Deep is Your Love" for themselves.
- "That's the Way (I Like It)" K.C. and the Sunshine Band (1975) With its sexual innuendos and risque sounding lyrics, this song was considered quite daring back in 1975 but became a huge hit for K.C. and the Sunshine Band, topping various charts including the soul singles chart.
- "Boogie Wonderland" Earth Wind and Fire (1979) Right before the '80s arrived, this song became a classic in disco and sold over a million copies, making it a certified gold record.