Boogie Wonderland" is a single by Earth, Wind & Fire with The Emotions issued in April 1979 on Columbia Records. The song rose to number 14 on the disco chart, number 6 on the  and number 2 on the Hot Soul Singles chart. Billboard Hot 100  Boogie Wonderland was certified Gold in the US by the  RIAA and Gold in the UK by the BPI.
Overview [ edit ]
The song was composed by
Allee Willis with Jon Lind and produced by EWF leader Maurice White and Al McKay.
Critical reception [ edit ]
Boogie Wonderland was
Grammy nominated in the categories of Best R&B Instrumental Performance and Best Disco Recording.
"Boogie Wonderland" was the basis for the dance song "I'm Alive" by Stretch & Vern Present "Maddog"; the song reached number 6 in the UK in September 1996. 
Appearances in other media [ edit ]
"Boogie Wonderland" has been featured in the American films
, Roller Boogie , Madagascar , Happy Feet , Don't Look Under the Bed , Billy & Mandy's Big Boogey Adventure , The Mirror Has Two Faces and Caddyshack , as well as the French film The Nice Guys . The Intouchables It was in the 23rd episode of Season 9 of U.S. TV series
. The Office A remix of the song was used in the arcade game
, and the original version appeared later in Dance Dance Revolution 3rdMIX . Hottest Party 3 "Boogie Wonderland" has been made into different variations by
The Ohio State University Marching Band, the Southern University Marching Band, Tennessee State University's Aristocrat of Bands, and the Marching 100. The song is used in the Australian play,
. Priscilla: the Musical The song is used as the theme for
The Steve Czaban Show on Yahoo! Sports Radio. The song appeared in video games,
and Rabbids Go Home . Just Dance 3 The song is used as the theme for a Pro Wrestling Noah wrestler Muhammad Yone.
Chart performance [ edit ]
Weekly charts [ edit ]
Year-end charts [ edit ]
Billboard Hot 100
Cash Box Top 100
Accolades [ edit ]
The information regarding accolades attributed to "Boogie Wonderland" is adapted from AcclaimedMusic.net.
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References [ edit ]
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Earth, Wind & Fire with The Emotions: Boogie Wonderland (Liner notes and text). Columbia Records. April 1979.
Whitburn, Joel (2004). Hot Dance/Disco: 1974-2003. Record Research. p. 86.
Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 179.
"Earth, Wind & Fire". grammy.com.
"The Official Charts Company Stretch 'N' Vern Presents 'Maddog' - I'm Alive".
"American Idol: Not The Final Coundown!". TV.com . Retrieved . June 26, 2012
. Season 2. Episode 23. April 2, 2003. American Idol FOX.
Ultratop.be – Earth Wind and Fire – Boogie Wonderland" (in Dutch). Ultratop 50.
The Irish Charts – Search Results – Boogie Wonderland". Irish Singles Chart. Retrieved June 6, 2018.
"NL Top40 - Search Results Boogie Wonderland" . Retrieved . 2018-10-30
"NZ Top 40 Singles Chart | The Official New Zealand Music Chart". Nztop40.co.nz. 1979-07-22 . Retrieved . 2016-10-14
"Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-06-02 . Retrieved . 2016-05-11 CS1 maint: archived copy as title ( link)
Steffen Hung. "Earth, Wind & Fire with The Emotions - Boogie Wonderland". Lescharts.com . Retrieved . 2016-10-14
"Australian Chart Book". Austchartbook.com.au. Archived from the original on 2016-03-05 . Retrieved . 2016-10-14
"Image : RPM Weekly - Library and Archives Canada". Bac-lac.gc.ca . Retrieved . 2016-10-14
"Top Selling Singles of 1979 | The Official New Zealand Music Chart". Nztop40.co.nz. 1979-12-31 . Retrieved . 2016-10-14
"Top Singles 1979". . London, England: Spotlight Publications. 22 December 1979. p. 27. Music Week
"Top 100 Hits of 1979/Top 100 Songs of 1979". Musicoutfitters.com . Retrieved . 2016-10-14
"Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-03-04 . Retrieved . 2016-04-12 CS1 maint: archived copy as title ( link)
"Earth, Wind & Fire with The Emotions: Boogie Wonderland". Acclaimed Music.
External links [ edit ]