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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 . The song is based on a sample of Get On Up and Dance Barry White's 1974 song "Theme from Together Brothers". The song peaked at #3 on the singles chart. It was ranked the #1 song of 1996 by Billboard Hot 100 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 Village Voice Jon Lovitz comedy-crime film , and is also featured as a track in the High School High Xbox 360 Kinect game . Dance Central
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.
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.
Most recently, Matthew Wilkening of
AOL Radio ranked the song at #47 on the list of the 100 Worst Songs Ever and made a response to the Quad City DJs in spirit, saying: "Sure, we'll ride this train. But only if you place every single copy of this record on the tracks first." However, the same year [1 ] Pitchfork Media included the song as one of their "Ten actually good 90s Jock Jams.". The song topped the 1996 singles list of the esteemed [2 ] Village Voice Pazz & Jop critics' poll.
Charts and certifications [ edit ]
Weekly charts [ edit ]
ARIA Chart [3 ] 13
Billboard Hot 100 [4 ] 3
Billboard Dance Club Songs 1
End-of-year charts [ edit ]
ARIA Chart [5 ] 100
Billboard Hot 100 [6 ] 11
Certifications [ edit ]
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