Blues

Blues Dancing is the family of dances that developed alongside of and were danced to blues music. Contemporary blues dancing emerged as an offshoot of the 1980's swing revival and as such is an example of dance traditions coming full circle, as blues dancing was one of the parents of swing dancing.


Tempo Information

The Blues is generally danced to music in a 4/4 Meter between 10 and 25 measures per mintue (40.0 and 100.0 beats per minute) . Click here to see a list of Blues songs between 40.0 and 100.0 beats per minute.

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music4dance's top 10 songs for dancing Blues

Like/Play Title - Artist Tags
No Opinion Cry Me a River - Etta James Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion Do I Move You? - Nina Simone Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion I'm Not The Only One - Sam Smith Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion Fallin' - Alicia Keys Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion Seven Nation Army - Ben l'Oncle Soul Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion Slow Dancing In A Burning Room (Album Version) - John Mayer Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion I Put a Spell on You - Screamin' Jay Hawkins Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion Feeling Good - Nina Simone Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion I Put a Spell On You - Jeff Beck & Joss Stone Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion Ai Du - Ali Farke Toure And Ry Cooder

Blues Spotify Playlist

Browse all 887 Blues songs in the music4dance catalog.


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