Get on the Dance Floor

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"Get on the Dance Floor"
Single by Rob Base and DJ E-Z Rock
from the album It Takes Two
Released 1988
Length 6:50 (The "Sky" King Remix)
4:24 (Album version)
Writer(s) Robert Ginyard (Rob Base)

"Get on the Dance Floor" is a 1988 hip-hop single by Rob Base and DJ E-Z Rock. The single was their follow up to their highly successful recording, "It Takes Two". On the dance chart, "Get on the Dance Floor" was more successful than it predecessor, hitting number one for two weeks in January 1989.[1] It also peaked at number eleven on the R&B singles chart.[2]

"Get on the Dance Floor" samples The Jacksons 1978 song, "Shake Your Body (Down to the Ground)" as well as the 1988 track A Day In Your Life performed by Black Riot".


  1. ^ Joel Whitburn Presents Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004, 2004
  2. ^ Joel Whitburn's Hot Dance/Disco: 1974-2003, 2004
Preceded by
"Hustle! (To the Music...)" by The Funky Worm
Billboard Hot Dance Club Play number-one single
January 7, 1989 - January 14, 1989
Succeeded by
"Good Life" by Inner City