Dance Song Play List from Book

Nov 5, 2019 | Book / Activism Resources

Dance Song Play list from Chapter #64 (“Kick Out the Climate Blues” chapter)

With heartfelt thanks to Mimi Dvorson for sharing her favorite songs for shaking it out!

For older kids:

Can’t Buy Me Love – The Beatles
Choo Choo Ch-Boogie – Clifton Chenier
Joy to the World – Three Dog Night
Funky Town – Lipps Inc.
We Are Family – Sister Sledge
Fight the Power –The Isley Brothers
*explicit (says “bullshit”)
Dancing in the Street –Bowie & Jagger
Crazy Little Thing Called Love – Queen
Say Hey (I Love You) – Michael Franti
Obla Di Obla Da – The Beatles
Put a Little Love in Your Heart – Laura Love
Dance to the Music – Sly & Family Stone
Get Down On It – Cool and the Gang
Gonna Make You Sweat- C&C Music Factory
(music video isnot for kids)
Happy – Pharrell Williams
Higher Ground – Stevie Wonder
I Love Music – The OJs
Joy to the World -Three Dog Night
I Wan’na Be Like You – Robbie Williams
I’m a Believer – Smash Mouth
I’m Alive (Life Sounds Like) – Michael Franti
Twist and Shout – The Beatles
Mickey – Toni Basil-could not find
Now That We Found Love – Third love
Respect – Aretha Franklin
Uptown Funk – Mark Ronson, Bruno Mars
Rockin’ Robin – Jackson 5
Wake Me Up — Avicii
Brave — Sara Bareilles
September by Earth, Wind & Fire
Shake your body – Michael Jackson
Happy Together – The Turtles
Shining Star by Earth Wind &Fire
Stayin’ Alive – Bee Gees
Thank you – by Sly and the Family stone
That’s the Way- Casey & The Sunshine Band
These Are Days – 10,000 Maniacs
War (What Is It Good For?) – Edwin Starr
We are Family – Sister Sledge
Whole Lotta Loving – Fats Domino
Dancing Queen – ABBA
YMCA -The Village People

Younger kids:

“A Beautiful, Beautiful World” by the
“Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” from
Mary Poppins
“Baby Beluga” by Raffi
“Octopus’s Garden” and “Here Comes the
Sun” by the Beatles
“Dad’s Dunny” by the Formidable Vegetable
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