With Father’s Day coming up, it’s perhaps time to look at the ultimate dad dancing songs

First, a dad joke involving cryptocurrency:

Now that’s out of the way, we can look at this big of research commissioned by a British (surprise, right?) greeting card company. They got someone to scrape through Spotify playlists with the keywords “dad dancing” using a site called The Playlist Miner. And if you need help with your dad dance moves, go here.

RankTitleArtist
1AfricaTOTO
2Take on Mea-ha
3Mr. Blue SkyElectric Light Orchestra
4I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)Whitney Houston
5Brown Eyed GirlVan Morrison
6Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)Eurythmics
7Sweet CarolineNeil Diamond
8Hotel California – 2013 RemasteredEagles
9Go Your Own WayFleetwood Mac
10Billie JeanMichael Jackson

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

One thought on “With Father’s Day coming up, it’s perhaps time to look at the ultimate dad dancing songs

  • June 8, 2021 at 10:49 pm
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    How is Safety Dance not on this list????

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