C'mon N' Ride It (The Train)

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"C'mon N' Ride It (The Train)"
Quad City DJ's - C'mon N' Ride It (The Train).jpg
Single by Quad City DJ's
from the album Get On Up and Dance
GenreHip hop, Miami bass, dance-pop
LabelQuadrasound/Big Beat
Songwriter(s)B. White, C.C. Lemonhead, Jay Ski, Michael Phillips
Producer(s)C.C. Lemonhead, Jay Ski
Quad City DJ's singles chronology
"C'mon N' Ride It (The Train)"
"Summer Jam"

"C'mon N' Ride It (The Train)" is a popular dance song performed by Florida group Quad City DJ's in 1995, and released in 1996 as a single from the album Get On Up and Dance. The song is based on a sample of Barry White's 1974 main theme from soundtrack to the film Together Brothers. The song peaked at number three on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart. It was ranked the number-one song of 1996 by Village Voice magazine. This song is played at dance clubs quite often. Many remixes were made out of this song including the most famous mix produced by Lenny Bertoldo. The song is used as the theme song for the 1996 Jon Lovitz comedy-crime film High School High, and is also featured as a track in the Xbox 360 Kinect game Dance Central.

The Round Rock Express Baseball team Plays this song after every Home Run, Run, or a Win at the Dell Diamond.

The Seattle Storm play this song at their WNBA games to lead fans in a conga line on the court. The song was also featured on the video game NCAA March Madness 06.

The Chicago Express play the song after a train horn after the Express score at their home games at the Sears Centre Arena.

Professional wrestler and $5 Wrestling Heavyweight Champion, Freight Train uses the song as his ring entrance music.

In 2010, Pitchfork Media included the song as one of their "Ten actually good 90s Jock Jams".[1]

Charts and certifications[edit]


The song is featured in the third episode of the tenth season of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia ("Psycho Pete Returns").


  1. ^ Staff Lists: A Feature About Nothing: The 1990s in Lists | Features | Pitchfork
  2. ^ "QUAD CITY DJ'S - C'MON N' RIDE IT (THE TRAIN)". Retrieved 2014-07-03.
  3. ^ "Billboard Top 100 - 1996". Archived from the original on 2009-03-01. Retrieved 2010-08-27.
  4. ^ "ARIA Charts - End Of Year Charts - Top 100 Singles 1997". Archived from the original on 2009-09-12. Retrieved 2014-07-03.
  5. ^ "Billboard Top 100 - 1996". Archived from the original on 2009-03-01. Retrieved 2010-08-27.
  6. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 1997 Singles". Australian Recording Industry Association.
  7. ^ "American single certifications – Quad City DJ's – C%27mon N%27 Ride It (The Train)". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH. 
  8. ^ "Best-Selling Records of 1996". Billboard. BPI Communications Inc. 109 (3): 61. January 18, 1997. ISSN 0006-2510. Retrieved May 7, 2015.