Social II (October 28, 2011)

Here is my set list for the Social II dance practice session while Richard was away in Kentucky. Thanks to all who came!

  1. Cross-Step Waltz – “Down to Earth” (117 bpm) by Peter Gabriel*
  2. Lindy – “I Love a Rainy Night” (136 bpm) by Eddie Rabbitt
  3. Cross-Step Waltz – “I Miss You (String Tribute)” (117 bpm) by String Tribute Players
  4. Lindy – “Rocket 95” (136 bpm) by Alien Fashion Show
  5. Cross-Step Waltz – “Reservoirs” (120 bpm) by Vienna Teng & Ben Arthur
  6. Swing Rueda – “Cement Mixer (Remix)” (128 bpm) by G-Swing & Jimi Bazooka
  7. Cross-Step Waltz – “Candycoatedwaterdrops” (120 bpm) by Plumb
  8. At this point there was a mutiny demanding other kinds of dances…
  9. Club Two Step – “Princess of China” (170 bpm) by Coldplay & Rihanna*
  10. Salsa – “La Vida Es Un Carnaval” (208 bpm) by Celia Cruz*
  11. Cross-Step Waltz – “The Hard Way” (123 bpm) by Fort Minor*
  12. Lindy – “On My Way” (144 bpm) by Billy Boy On Poison
  13. Redowa Waltz – “Nara” (150 bpm) by E.S. Posthumus*
  14. Lindy – “Barrel of a Gun” (150 bpm) by Guster
  15. Cross-Step Waltz – “Is This Love” (123 bpm) by Corinne Bailey Rae
  16. Lindy – “Paparazzi” (150 bpm) by The Baseballs
  17. Cross-Step Waltz – “If My Heart Was a House” (126 bpm) by Owl City*
  18. Club Two Step – “Careless Whisper” (152 bpm) by George Michael*
  19. Lindy – “Crazy Little Thing Called Love” (150 bpm) by Queen

Lunch Break (October 28, 2011)

Here is my set list for the lunch hour dance practice session while Richard was away in Kentucky. Thanks to all who came!

  1. Cross-Step Waltz – “Not the Same” (117 bpm) by Mingo Fishtrap
  2. Tokyo Polka – “Levan Polka” (118 bpm) by Otomania & MIKU*
  3. Cross-Step Waltz – “We’re All in the Dance” (117 bpm) by Feist
  4. One Step – “We No Speak Americano” (126 bpm) by Yolanda Be Cool & Dcup*
  5. Cross-Step Waltz – “The Rainbow Connection” (108 bpm) by Sarah McLachlan
  6. Street Swing – “Your Surrender” (140 bpm) by Neon Trees
  7. Cross-Step Waltz – “If I Ain’t Got You” (117 bpm) by Alicia Keys
  8. Salsa – “Son Flamenco” (200 bpm) by Los Del Caney*
  9. Rotary Waltz – “After the Fall” (144 bpm) by Two Steps from Hell
  10. Cross-Step Waltz – “Pirate on the Run” (123 bpm) by Pat Monahan
  11. Street Swing – “In My Head” (110 bpm) by Jason Derulo
  12. Cross-Step Waltz – “Strange and Beautiful (I’ll Put a Spell on You)” (111 bpm) by Aqualung
  13. Street Swing – “Crazy” (112 bpm) by Gnarls Barkley
  14. Triple Swing – “Twist and Shout” (132 bpm) by The Beatles
  15. Cross Step Waltz – “The Last Waltz” (123 bpm) by Cho Young-Wuk
  16. Sweet Lindy – “Come When I Call (Live)” (114 bpm) by John Mayer

Note: Songs marked with an asterisk are edits of the original.

Social I (October 28, 2011)

Here is my set list for the Social I dance practice session while Richard was away in Kentucky. Thanks to all who came!

  1. Four Count Swing – “All the Lovers” (120 bpm) by Kylie Minogue
  2. Six Count Swing – “See You Later, Alligator” (160 bpm) by Bill Haley & the Comets
  3. Cross Step Waltz – “Felitsa” (111 bpm) by Yanni*
  4. Triple Swing – “(Love Is) The Tender Trap” (120 bpm) by Frank Sinatra
  5. Box Step Waltz – “Run for the Roses” (90 bpm) by Dan Fogelberg*
  6. Four Count Swing – “We Found Love” (130 bpm) by Rihanna & Calvin Harris*
  7. Cross Step Waltz – “It’s In the Rain” (114 bpm) by Enya*
  8. Triple Swing – “Two by Two” (128 bpm) by Tony Bennett
  9. Six Count Swing – “Ducktales Theme” (160 bpm) from Ducktales
  10. Cross Step Waltz – “Atlanta” (114 bpm) by Stone Temple Pilots*
  11. Box Step Waltz – “The Long Day Is Over” (87 bpm) by Norah Jones
  12. Four Count Swing – “Someday” (128 bpm) by Black Eyed Peas*
  13. Six Count Swing – “The Lady Is a Tramp” (180 bpm) by Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga
  14. Triple Swing – “That’ll Be the Day” (126 bpm) by The Crickets
  15. Cross Step Waltz Mixer – “The Clock Stopped” (111 bpm) by KGB*
  16. Four Count Swing – “Without You” (128 bpm) by David Guetta & Usher*
  17. Cross Step Waltz – “Lucky” (120 bpm) by Bif Naked*
  18. Triple Swing – “Ain’t That A Kick in the Head” (130 bpm) by Robbie Williams
  19. Six Count Swing – “Jump, Jive, ‘n’ Wail” (204 bpm) by The Brian Setzer Orchestra
  20. Cross Step Waltz – “Nickindia” (120 bpm) by Nerina Pallot
  21. Four Count Swing – “Trouble” (138 bpm) by P!nk

Note: Songs marked with an asterisk are edits of the originals.

Dance Break (October 27, 2011)

  1. Rotary Waltz – Thinking Over (165 bpm) by Dana Glover*
  2. West Coast Swing – The Way I Are (114 bpm) by Timbaland
  3. Cross-Step Waltz – Anna Rose (120 bpm) by Vienna Teng
  4. Street Swing – Someday (128 bpm) by Black Eyed Peas*
  5. Rotary Waltz – Life After You (156 bpm) by Daughtry
  6. East Coast Swing – Coming Home (180 bpm) by The Baseballs
  7. One Step – Dragons (124 bpm) by Caravan Palace*
  8. Club Two Step – The Tower (152 bpm) by Vienna Teng
  9. Sweet Lindy – Doormat (120 bpm) by King Pajama
  10. Cross Step Waltz – Can’t Let You Go (126 bpm) by Matchbox Twenty
  11. Cha Cha – The World As I See It (120 bpm) by Jason Mraz
  12. Rotary Waltz – Crazy Girl (150 bpm) by Eli Young Band
  13. Lindy – Crazy Little Thing Called Love (154 bpm) by Queen
  14. Rotary Waltz – Brielle (138 bpm) by Sky Sailing

Note: Songs marked with an asterisk are edits of the originals.

For Next Time: More cross step waltz, which is what I had originally planned (one more near the beginning, and one more near the end), but I unthinkingly let requests and time pressure push them out.

Waltz and Polka (October 20, 2011)

Here is my set list for thirty minutes of waltz and polka from Viennese Ball Opening Committee rehearsal.

Notes: Most songs will require editing for most events. The polkas are fast.

Social II (October 14, 2011)

Here is my set list for the dance practice session I hosted for Richard Powers’ Social II class while he was in the Poconos.

  1. Cross-Step Waltz (Intro) – “Winnie the Pooh” (120 bpm) by Zooey Deschanel & M. Ward*
  2. Cross-Step Waltz – “Lighthouse” (117 bpm) by The Hush Sound
  3. Lindy – “This Business of Love” (118 bpm) by Domino
  4. Cross-Step Waltz – “I Miss You” (117 bpm) by Incubus
  5. Lindy – “My Same” (124 bpm) by ADELE
  6. Cross-Step Waltz – “I Just Knew” (117 bpm) by Better than Ezra*
  7. Lindy – “Stray Cat Strut” (132 bpm) by Stray Cats
  8. Cross-Step Waltz – “Not the Same” (117 bpm) by Mingo Fishtrap
  9. At this point there was a mutiny for other kinds of dances…
  10. Redowa Waltz – “Yeon Bap” (159 bpm) from Dae Jang Geum*
  11. Tango – “Whatever Lola Wants” (122 bpm) by Sarah Vaughn
  12. Salsa – “La Vida Es Un Carnaval” (208 bpm) by Celia Cruz*
  13. Cross-Step Waltz – “Reservoirs” (120 bpm) by Vienna Teng & Ben Arthur
  14. Bohemian National Polka – “Feurfest Polka” (100 bpm) by Josef Strauss
  15. Cross-Step Waltz – “Candycoatedwaterdrops” (120 bpm) by Plumb*
  16. Club Two Step – “Heaven” (160 bpm) by O.A.R.
  17. Rotary Waltz – “Utopia” (171 bpm) by Within Temptation & Chris Jones
  18. Cha Cha – “Forget You” (128 bpm) by Gwyneth Paltrow
  19. Cross-Step Waltz – “If My Heart Was A House” (126 bpm) by Owl City*
  20. Lindy – “Crazy Little Thing Called Love” (150 bpm) by Queen
  21. Redowa Waltz – “Erin Shore” (159 bpm) by The Corrs*
  22. Street Swing, etc – “In My Head” (110 bpm) by Jason Derulo
  23. Cross-Step Waltz – “Lore of the Loom” (123 bpm) by Secret Garden

Lunch Break (October 14, 2011)

Here is my set list for the dance practice session I hosted during the lunch hour while Richard was in the Poconos.

  1. Triple Swing – “16 Tons” (122 bpm) by LeAnn Rimes
  2. Cha Cha – “Hey Julie” (126 bpm) by Fountains of Wayne*
  3. Six Count Swing – “Jump Jive ‘n’ Wail” (204 bpm) by The Brian Setzer Orchestra
  4. Street Swing – “Breathing” (130 bpm) by Jason Derulo
  5. Cross-Step Waltz – “Atlanta” (114 bpm) by Stone Temple Pilots*
  6. Six Count Swing – “The Lady is a Tramp” (180 bpm) by Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga
  7. Street Swing – “Your Surrender” (140 bpm) by Neon Trees
  8. Triple Swing – “Come When I Call (Live)” (114 bpm) by John Mayer
  9. Cross-Step Waltz – “Felitsa” (111 bpm) by Yanni*
  10. Six Count Swing – “Mack the Knife” (160 bpm) by Robbie Williams
  11. Street Swing – “Higher” (128 bpm) by Taio Cruz & Travie McCoy
  12. Six Count Swing – “Ducktales Theme” (176 bpm) from Ducktales
  13. Triple Swing – “California Girls” (118 bpm) by The Beach Boys
  14. Cross-Step Waltz – “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman” (114 bpm) by Aretha Franklin
  15. Six Count Swing – “Rock Around the Clock” (180 bpm) by Bill Haley & His Comets
  16. Triple Swing – “Twist and Shout” (132 bpm) by The Beatles
  17. Cross-Step Waltz – “We’re All in the Dance” (117 bpm) by Feist

Note: Songs marked with an asterisk are edits of the original.

Social I (October 14, 2011)

Here is my set list for the dance practice session I hosted for Richard Powers’ Social I class while he was in the Poconos.

  • Four Count Swing – “Teenage Dream” (120 bpm) by Katy Perry
  • Six Count Swing – “Rockin’ Robin” (172 bpm) by Bobby Day
  • Triple Swing – “How Lucky Can One Guy Be” (128 bpm) by Indigo Swing
  • Cross Step Waltz – “Les Bicyclettes de Belsize” (108 bpm) by Engelbert Humperdinck
  • Four Count Swing – “Your Love Is My Drug” (120 bpm) by Ke$ha
  • Six Count Swing – “Footloose” (176 bpm) by Kenny Loggins
  • Triple Swing – “This Will Be (An Everlasting Love)” (128 bpm) by Natalie Cole
  • Cross Step Waltz – “What the World Needs Now” (108 bpm) by Jackie DeShannon
  • Four Count Swing – “Break Your Heart” (120 bpm) by Taio Cruz
  • Six Count Swing – “Spider-Man Theme” (180 bpm) by Michael Bublé
  • Cross Step Waltz – “Love Is the End” (108 bpm) by Keane*
  • Four Count Swing – “Cry for You” (130 bpm) by September
  • Six Count Swing – “In the Mood” (184 bpm) by Hugo Strasser
  • Triple Swing – “Here for a Good Time” (130 bpm) by George Strait
  • Cross Step Waltz – “Strange and Beautiful (I’ll Put a Spell On You)” (111 bpm) by Aqualung
  • Four Count Swing – “You Make Me Feel” (132 bpm) by Cobra Starship & Sabi
  • Six Count Swing – “It Don’t Mean a Thing” (196 bpm) by Big Time Operator
  • Cross Step Waltz – “It Is You (I Have Loved)” (105 bpm) by Dana Glover
  • Four Count Swing – “Trouble” (138 bpm) by P!nk
  • Six Count Swing – “Zoot Suit Riot” (186 bpm) by Cherry Poppin’ Daddies’

Note: Songs marked with an asterisk are edits of the originals.

Dance Break (October 6, 2011)

  1. Rotary Waltz – “Where You Are” (159 bpm) by Gavin DeGraw
  2. Polka – “I Gotta Feeling” (130 bpm) by Black Eyed Peas*
  3. Redowa Waltz – “Time” (168 bpm) by Chantal Kreviazuk
  4. West Coast Swing – “The Walk” (110 bpm) by Mayer Hawthorne
  5. Cross Step Waltz – “Going North” (129 bpm) by Missy Higgins
  6. Schottische – “Cheers (Drink to That)” (160 bpm) by Rihanna*
  7. Lindy – “Bei Mir Bist Du Schoen” (Variable bpm) by Benny Goodman
  8. Bluesy Waltz – “Candycoatedwaterdrops” (120 bpm) by Plumb*
  9. Salsa – “Son Flamenco” (200 bpm) by Los Del Caney*
  10. Club Two Step – “Wisemen” (152 bpm) by James Blunt
  11. Cross Step Waltz – “Felitsa” (111 bpm) by Yanni*
  12. Rotary Waltz – “Echo” (147 bpm) by Jason Walker
Note: Songs marked with an asterisk are edits of the originals.