Dance Songs to Make You Jump!

jumpWho’s ready to jump around?! Here are some great dance songs that encourage the act of jumping. Whether you decide to adapt the lyrics and make the song your own or put on the recording and go, I guarantee that these songs will make everyone want to get up and jump! Please note that #7 and #8 have some explicit language, so be sure to address this if appropriate 🙂 Enjoy!



1.  Jump Jive and Wail- Louis Prima (1956), Brian Setzer Orchestra (1998)

2. Jump in the Line- Harry Belafonte (1961)

3. Jump on It- The Sugarhill Gang (1981)- My personal fav!

4. Jump- Van Halen (1984)

5. Jump (for My Love)- The Pointer Sisters (1984)

6. Jump- Kris Kross (1992)

7. Jump Around- House of Pain (1992) – a few explicit lyrics in the verses

8. Jump- FloRida (2009) – great chorus and breaks, verses may not be appropriate for some 

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