Keep on Dancin' (Gary's Gang song)

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"Keep on Dancin'"
Keep on Dancin' - Gary's Gang.jpg
Single by Gary's Gang
B-side "Do It At The Disco"
Released February 1979
Format 7" single
Genre Disco
Label Columbia
Songwriter(s) Eric Matthew, Gary Turnier

"Keep on Dancin'" is a 1979 single by Gary's Gang, a disco group, from Queens, New York. Their debut release of "Keep on Dancin'" was their most successful.

The single peaked at number fifteen on the soul singles chart, number 41 on the US Billboard Hot 100[1] and number 33 on the Cash Box Top 100.[2] In the UK, the song reached number eight,[3] and number 31 in Canada.[4] In 1990, the song recharted in the UK for one week (#98).[5]

Along with their tracks, "Do It at the Disco" and "Let's Lovedance Tonight", "Keep on Dancin'" hit number one on the disco chart for one week.[6] In 1999, the track, "Let's Lovedance Tonight" was sampled for Soulsearcher, number twenty dance hit, "Can't Get Enough".[7] "Do It At The Disco" was the B side of the 45 RPM of "Keep On Dancin'."

In film[edit]

  • "Keep on Dancin'" was in the 1998 film and soundtrack of 54.

Chart performance[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 225. 
  2. ^ a b [1]
  3. ^ a b "keep+on+dancing | full Official Chart History | Official Charts Company". Officialcharts.com. Retrieved 2016-10-15. 
  4. ^ a b "Item Display - RPM - Library and Archives Canada". Collectionscanada.gc.ca. Retrieved 2016-10-15. 
  5. ^ "keep+on+dancin%27 | full Official Chart History | Official Charts Company". Officialcharts.com. Retrieved 2016-10-15. 
  6. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Hot Dance/Disco: 1974-2003. Record Research. p. 108. 
  7. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Hot Dance/Disco: 1974-2003. Record Research. p. 240. 
  8. ^ "Music: Top 100 Songs | Billboard Hot 100 Chart". Billboard.com. 1978-04-29. Retrieved 2016-10-15. 
  9. ^ a b "Gary's Gang Songs ••• Top Songs / Chart Singles Discography ••• Music VF, US & UK hits charts". Musicvf.com. Retrieved 2016-10-15. 

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Preceded by
"I Will Survive/ "Substitute"/"Anybody Wanna Party?" by Gloria Gaynor
Billboard Hot Dance Club Play number-one single with "Do It at the Disco"/"Let's Lovedance Tonight"
February 17, 1979
Succeeded by
"Da Ya Think I'm Sexy?" by Rod Stewart