Musical Monday ~ Songs That Make You Want To Dance 1


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Welcome to Musical Monday! Music has been known to affect our emotions. Listening to music can make us happy or sad, relaxed or motivated, put us to sleep or make us want to dance. Music absolutely plucks at our heartstrings bringing to the surface a multitude of emotions.

Someone once described music to me as a time machine. When we listen it often transports us back to a place in time. A certain song can bring back feelings of someone we loved, our wedding day, someone who died, or any of the many important times in our lives.

Music has always been a big part of my life. When I am sad listening to a sad song often allows me to release that sadness. Happy songs tend to take away my sadness. It has helped motivate me to do housework. Yep, just crank up the radio or a music television station and I’m good to go. Warning: Be careful not to turn your music up too loud though. I have actually blown out the speakers in a television once doing this.

I have been known to start singing in a store when a song that I like comes on, I tend to sing along with songs while I am driving, and it isn’t unusual to see me moving to the music in my computer chair as I sit and listen to music.

I would like to thank my Facebook friends and family who have helped me by giving me their song suggestions.

This week I am posting songs that make us want to get up and dance (happy)….Please leave a song title that makes you want to get up and dance in the comments below. You may see your song posted in upcoming blog posts. Also please take the poll at the end of this post. And if you have enjoyed this blog post don’t forget to sign up to follow my blog so you’ll never miss a Musical Monday post. Follow buttons can be found on the right side of this blog. Thank you!

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Herman’s Hermits – I’m Into Something Good
Youtube Video Source: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCC9gobBvYOC3VrP5LhxwJg

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Pharrell Williams – Happy
Youtube Video Source: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCE560wL2ftkMrQL40LYFUVg

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Bob Segar – Old Time Rock N Roll
Youtube Video Source: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5fzs-69vjNoOkeMNKTTrig

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LMFAO – Party Rock
Youtube Video Source:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCk78ZcA6kflEvBR0UrGDH0Q

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Wham! – Wake Me Up Before You Go Go
Youtube Video Source:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCm1QnxCbcLB8fQwoTDk39iQ

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George Clinton – Atomic Dog
YouTube Video Source: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9KSGISlJf9dlubVzd_jEwg

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Katrina & The Waves – Walking On Sunshine
YouTube Video Source: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2kTZB_yeYgdAg4wP2tEryA

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The B-52’s – “Love Shack”
Youtube Video Source: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWEtnEiVwUy7mwFeshyAWLA

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Men Without Hats – Safety Dance
Youtube Video Source: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZh2V-JNW_adTDY3j9FgFEw

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Blake Shelton – Foot Loose
Youtube Video Source: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9nxc-xiH1AnL9RGstfgurg

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Other Plucking Of My Heartstrings Musical Monday Posts:

https://pluckingofmyheartstrings.com/2014/08/11/musical-monday-sad-songs-1/
https://pluckingofmyheartstrings.com/2014/08/25/musical-monday-sad-songs-2/
https://pluckingofmyheartstrings.com/2014/09/22/musical-monday-songs-that-make-you-want-to-dance-2/
https://pluckingofmyheartstrings.com/2014/09/29/musical-monday-one-hit-wonders-1/
https://pluckingofmyheartstrings.com/2014/11/24/musical-monday-giving-thanks-1/
https://pluckingofmyheartstrings.com/2014/11/24/musical-monday-funny-thanksgiving-songs/
https://pluckingofmyheartstrings.com/2014/12/01/musical-monday-christmas-songs-1/
https://pluckingofmyheartstrings.com/2014/12/08/musical-monday-christmas-songs-2/
https://pluckingofmyheartstrings.com/2015/01/05/musical-monday-new-year-songs-1/
https://pluckingofmyheartstrings.com/2015/02/09/musical-monday-love-songs-1/
https://pluckingofmyheartstrings.com/2015/03/09/musical-monday-one-hit-wonders-1973/
https://pluckingofmyheartstrings.com/2015/03/16/musical-monday-irish-songs-1/
https://pluckingofmyheartstrings.com/2015/03/23/musical-monday-disco-one-hit-wonders-1/
https://pluckingofmyheartstrings.com/2015/03/30/musical-monday-special-edition-remembering-selena/
https://pluckingofmyheartstrings.com/2015/06/08/musical-monday-songs-with-a-female-name-1/
https://pluckingofmyheartstrings.com/2015/06/15/musical-monday-songs-with-a-male-name-1/
https://pluckingofmyheartstrings.com/2015/06/22/musical-monday-songs-about-summer-1/
https://pluckingofmyheartstrings.com/2015/08/03/musical-monday-hits-of-1979/
https://pluckingofmyheartstrings.com/2015/08/10/musical-monday-hits-of-1981/

23 thoughts on “Musical Monday ~ Songs That Make You Want To Dance 1

  1. Herman’s Hermits are one of my favourite bands! Love the songs you’ve picked here – they’re all good and songs that put you in a happy state of mind! 🙂

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