Get on Your Feet

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"Get On Your Feet"
Get On Your Feet USA Promo CD.jpg
Single by Gloria Estefan
from the album Cuts Both Ways
ReleasedSeptember 1989 (1989-09)
Format3" CD
3" CD-Maxi
7" Vinyl
12" Vinyl
GenrePop, Synth-funk
Songwriter(s)John DeFaria
Jorge Casas
Clay Ostwald
Producer(s)Emilio Estefan, Jr.
Jorge Casas
Clay Ostwald
Gloria Estefan singles chronology
"Don't Wanna Lose You"
"Get On Your Feet"
"Here We Are"

"Get On Your Feet" is a single by Gloria Estefan. It was released in 1989 in the U.S., Japan, and the U.K., and in 1990 in Europe as the second single from the album Cuts Both Ways.

In a widely circulated viral video "Steve Ballmer Going Crazy", former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer danced and screamed wildly to this song at the company's 25th anniversary event in 2000.

The song was covered by Fantasia Barrino on the third season of American Idol, during a Gloria Estefan-themed episode.

Gloria performed this song with Sheila E. during the seventh season edition of the American Idol charity fundraiser Idol Gives Back. The performance was released as a single and as a video at the US iTunes Store to raise money for charities in Africa and the United States.

The song was included in several episodes in the fourth season of the NBC comedy Parks and Recreation.

Track listings[edit]

Official versions[edit]

Original Versions

  1. Album Version — (3:38)

John Haag Remixes

  1. Special Mix — (5:38)

Justin Strauss & Daniel Abraham Remixes

  1. Pop Vocal — (6:07)
  2. House Vocal — (6:50)
  3. House Techno Dub — (5:30)
  4. Deep Bass Vocal — (5:29)

Release history[edit]

Region Date
U.S. September 30, 1989 (1989-09-30)
Japan October 19, 1989 (1989-10-19)
U.K. November 13, 1989 (1989-11-13)
Europe February 20, 1990 (1990-02-20)
Netherlands May 1990 (1990-05)
Belgium June 1990 (1990-06)

Chart performance[edit]

Country Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 11
U.S. Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks 5
U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Club Play 20
U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales 9
Australia (ARIA Chart)[1] 98
Belgium (Vlaanderen) 35
Belgium (Wallonie) 21
Germany 46
Netherlands 15
Ireland 5
Japan (Tokyo) 10
New Zealand 47
U.K. 23


  1. ^ Ryan, Gavin (2011). Australia's Music Charts 1988–2010. Mt. Martha, VIC, Australia: Moonlight Publishing.

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