Vancouver DJ BFAD Top 5 Dancefloor Songs For Every Genre (Mostly)...
 
Compiled from request lists, dance floors from across Vancouver and a some of my personal favourites.
 
Top 5 Classic Rock
1.    Journey – Don’t Stop Believin’
2.    Queen – Somebody To Love
3.    The Rolling Stones – Honky Tonk Women
4.    Led Zeppelin – Ramble On
5.    The Doors – Roadhouse Blues
 
Top 5 R&B Soul
1.    Sam & Dave – Hold On I’m Coming
2.    Wilson Pickett – Mustang Sally
3.    Otis Redding – (Sittin’ On) The Dock Of The Bay
4.    Aretha Franklin - Respect
5.    Jackie Wilson – Higher & Higher
 
Top 5 Funk
1.    James Brown – Papa’s Got A Brand New Bag
2.    Kool & The Gang – Jungle Boogie
3.    Parliament – Tear The Roof Off The Sucker
4.    Rick James – Superfreak
5.    Zapp - More Bounce To The Ounce
 
Top 5 Motown
1.    The Contours - Do You Love Me
2.    Jackson 5 – I Want You Back
3.    Isley Brothers – This Old Heart Of Mine (Is Weak For You)
4.    Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell – Ain’t No Mountain High Enough
5.    The Temptations – Ain’t Too Proud To Beg
 
Top 5 Disco
1.    Earth, Wind & Fire – September
2.    Rose Royce – Car Wash
3.    Chic – Le Freak
4.    Donna Summer – Bad Girls/Hot Stuff
5.    KC & The Sunshine Band – That’s The Way (I Like It)
 
Top 5 Indie Dance Grooves
1.    Phoenix - Lisztomania
2.    Cut Copy – Hearts On Fire
3.    The Killers – Human
4.    Jamiroquai – Little L
5.    Peter, Bjorn & John – Young Folks
 
Top 5 Club House
1.    Swedish House Mafia – One
2.    Yolanda Be Cool – We No Speak Americano
3.    Calvin Harris – You Used To Hold Me
4.    Eric Prydz – Call On Me
5.    Avicii - Levels

Top 5 Tech House
1.    Fedde Le Grand - Put Your Hands Up 4 Detroit
2.    Steve Aoki - I'm In The House
3.    Major Lazer - Pon De Floor
4.    Benny Benassi - Time/Satisfaction
5.    Deadmau5 & Kaskade - Move For Me
 

Top 5 Funky Beats
1.    Bob Sinclar – World Hold On
2.    Daft Punk – One More Time
3.    Mylo – Drop The Pressure
4.    Spiller – Groovejet (If This Ain’t Love)
5.    Junior Jack – Da Hype
 
Top 5 80’s Hits
1.    Rick Springfield – Jessie’s Girl
2.    Depeche Mode – Just Can’t Get Enough
3.    George Michael – Faith
4.    Whitney Houston – I Wanna Dance With Somebody
5.    Dead Or Alive – You Spin Me Right Round
 
Top 5 90’s Dance
1.    Deee-Lite – Groove Is In The Heart
2.    Robin S – Show Me Love
3.    Snap! – Rhythm Is A Dancer
4.    Technotronic – Pump Up The Jam
5.    Madonna – Like A Prayer
 
Top 5 Top 40 (2011)
1.    LMFAO - Party Rock Anthem
2.    Pitbull ft. NeYo - Give Me Everything
3.    Cee-Lo Green - Forget You
4.    Maroon 5 - Moves Like Jagger
5.    Adele - Rolling In The Deep

Top 5 Top 40 (2010)
1.    Usher – OMG
2.    Taio Cruz – Break Your Heart
3.    Flo Rida ft. David Guetta – Club Can’t Handle Me
4.    Ke$ha – Take It Off
5.    Far East Movement - Like A G6
 
Top 5 Top 40 (2009)
1.    Lady Gaga – Bad Romance
2.    Black Eyed Peas – I Gotta Feeling
3.    Pit Bull – I Know You Want Me
4.    Jay Z – Empire State Of Mind
5.    David Guetta – Sexy Chick
 
Top 5 Top 40 (2008)
1.    Katy Perry – Hot N Cold
2.    Beyonce – Single Ladies
3.    Estelle – American Boy
4.    Chris Brown - Forever
5.    Rihanna - Disturbia
 
Top 5 1960’s Songs
1.    Dion – Runaround Sue
2.    Elvis Presley – All Shook Up
3.    Del Shannon – Runaway
4.    The McCoys – Hang On Sloopy
5.    Little Eva - Locomotion
 
Top 5 Oldies
1.    Neil Diamond – Sweet Caroline
2.    Van Morrison – Brown Eyed Girl
3.    The Foundations - Build Me Up Buttercup
4.    The Monkees – I’m A Believer
5.    Simon & Garfunkel - Cecilia
 
Top 5 Country
1.    Garth Brooks - Friends In Low Places
2.    Big & Rich - Save A Horse
3.    Nitty Gritty Dirt Band - Fishin' In The Dark
4.    Toby Keith - Red Solo Cup
5.    Gretchen Wilson - Red Neck Woman

Top 5 Jazz/Lounge
1.    Nina Simone - My Baby Just Cares For Me
2.    Dusty Springfield - The Look Of Love
3.    Miles Davis - So What
4.    Frank Sinatra - Come Fly With Me
5.    Dave Brubeck Quartet - Take Five

Top 5 Wedding Reception/Dinner
1.    Feist - Mushaboom
2.    Ray LaMontagne - You Are The Best Thing
3.    Jack Johnson - If I Had Eyes
4.    Etta James - Trust In Me
5.    David Gray - Babylon

Top 5 Classical Wedding
1.    Pachelbel - Canon In D
2.    Bach - Air On G
3.    Vivaldi - Concerto Grosso In D Minor
4.    Struass - Love Songs Op. 114
5.    Adagio - Concerto For Oboe, String & Continuo In D Minor


Top 5 Hard Rock
1.    Guns N’ Roses – Sweet Child O’ Mine
2.    Bon Jovi – Livin’ On A Prayer
3.    Van Halen - Jump
4.    AC/DC – Highway To Hell/You Shook Me All Night Long
5.    Iron Maiden - Run To The Hills
 
Top 5 Brit Pop
1.    The Specials – A Message To You Rudy
2.    New Order - Bizarre Love Triangle
3.    The Kinks – You Really Got Me
4.    The Cure - Lovecats
5.    Oasis – Live Forever
 
Top 5 Punk Rock
1.    Ramones - I Wanna Be Sedated
2.    The Clash - Should I Stay Or Should I Go
3.    Iggy Pop - Lust For Life
4.    NOFX - Linoleum
5.    Rancid - Timebomb/Sublime - What I Got

Top 5 Michael Jackson Songs
1.    Billie Jean
2.    Thriller
3.    Rock With You
4.    Don’t Stop Till You Get Enough
5.    P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing)

Top 5 Stevie Wonder Songs
1.    Superstition
2.    I Wish/Sir Duke
3.    Signed, Sealed, Delivered
4.    Boogie On Reggae Woman
5.    I Love Every Little Thing About You
 

Top 5 Reggae
1.    Toots & The Maytals - 54 46 Was My Number
2.    Bob Marley - Is This Love/Stir It Up
3.    Junior Murvin - Police And Thieves
4.    John Holt - Stick By Me
5.    KC White - No No No (You Don't Love Me)


Top 5 Hip Hop (Old School)
1.    Sugarhill Gang – Rapper’s Delight
2.    Run DMC – Peter Piper
3.    Rob Base & DJ EZ Rock – It Takes Two
4.    Naughty By Nature – O.P.P.
5.    House Of Pain – Jump Around

Top 5 Hip Hop (90's)
1.    Dr. Dre - Nuthin' But A "G" Thang
2.    Snoop Doggy Dogg - What's My Name
3.    Notorious B.I.G. - Juicy
4.    Warren G - Regulate
5.    A Tribe Called Quest - Award Tour
 

Top 5 Hip Hop (2000’s)
1.    Snoop Dogg - Drop It Like It’s Hot
2.    Jay Z – Izzo (Hova)
3.    Ol’ Dirty Bastard – Got Your Money
4.    Outkast – The Way You Move
5.    Missy Elliott - Get Ur Freak On
 
Top 5 New Jack Swing
1.    Boyz II Men - Motownphilly
2.    Montell Jordan – This Is How We Do It
3.    Bel Biv Devoe - Poison
4.    Color Me Badd – I Wanna Sex You Up
5.    Bobby Brown – Every Little Step

Top 5 "Do Not Play" Songs
1.    Village People - YMCA
2.    Rednex - Cotten Eyed Joe
3.    Los Del Rio - Macarena
4.    Celine Dion (any)
5.    The Chicken Dance


Top 5 "Your Songs"
1.    _____ was the first song I ever bought with my own money.
2.    _____ was playing on the radio when I met my wife.
3.    When I was in University, _____ was also playing in the pub on Friday nights!
4.    My dad always used to play _____ when I was a kid.
5.    The band _____ was the first concert I ever went to. 

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