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    DJ Mark has been dropping trance and progressive house beats since 2000. He now hosts the Pacifica Radio Network's only syndicated dance mix show, "Trance on the Porch", originating from KZGM-FM in Cabool, MO since April 2009.
  • Evolution of Dance Music

    Here is the complete playlist for the Evolution of Dance Music series, exclusively on the Pacifica Radio Network.  If you have comments or questions, email me at djmark <at> djmark <dot> us.

    The Evolution of Dance Music
    Year          Artist                Title
    1928    Paul Whiteman v/Bing Crosby    Ol’ Man River
    1928    Benny Motin    South
    1929    Hal Kemp    Sunny Side Up
    1929    Louis Armstrong    St. Louis Blues
    1930    Rudy Valle    Stein Song
    1930    Ben Selvin    Happy Days Are Here Again
    1931    Cab Calloway    Minnie The Moocher
    1931    Mills Brothers    Tiger Rag
    1932    Duke Ellington    It Don’t Mean A Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing)
    1932    Bing Crosby & Mills Brothers    Dinah
    1933    Fred Astaire    We’re In The Money
    1933    Guy Lombardo v/Bing Crosby    Young And Healthy
    1934    Chick Webb    Stompin’ At The Savoy
    1934    Bing Crosby    Love Is Just Around The Corner
    1935    Tommy Dorsey Orchestra    Music Goes Round And Round
    1935    Fats Waller     Honeysuckle Rose
    1936    Fats Waller     It’s A Sin To Tell A Lie
    1936    Benny Goodman    Bugle Call Rag
    1937    Count Basie    One O’Clock Jump
    1937    Tommy Dorsey Orchestra    Marie
    1938    Benny Goodman    Don’t Be That Way
    1938    Tommy Dorsey Orchestra    Boogie Woogie
    1939    Glenn Miller    In The Mood
    1939    Woody Herman    Woodchopper’s Ball
    1940    Artie Shaw    Ferensi
    1940    Glenn Miller    Tuxedo Junction
    1941    Andrews Sisters    Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy
    1941    Glenn Miller    Chattanooga Choo-Choo
    1942    Kay Kyser    Jingle Jangle Jingle
    1942    Spike Jones    Der Fuehrer’s Face
    1943    Harry James v/Helen Forrest    I’ve Heard That Song Before
    1943    Dick Haymes    You’ll Never Know
    1944    Bing Crosby & Andrews Sisters    There’ll Be A Hot Time In The Town Of Berlin
    1944    Nat King Cole Trio    Straighten Up And Fly Right
    1945    Guy Lombardo    Bell Bottom Trousers
    1945    Lucky Millinder    Who Threw The Whiskey In The Well
    1946    Artie Shaw    Got The Sun In The Morning
    1946    Louis Jordan    Let The Good Times Roll
    1947    Tex Williams    Smoke Smoke Smoke (That Cigarette)
    1947    Arthur Godfrey    Too Fat Polka
    1948    Wynonie Harris    Good Rockin’ Tonight
    1948    Les Paul    Lover
    1949    Louis Jordan    Saturday Night Fish Fry
    1949    Dean Martin    Lucky Old Sun
    1950    Ames Brothers    Rag Mop

    1950    Phil Harris    The Thing
    1951    Billy Ward & His Dominoes    Sixty Minute Man
    1951    Les Paul & Mary Ford    How High The Moon
    1951    Jackie Brenston & His Delta Cats    Rocket 88
    1952    Willie Mae “Big Momma” Thornton    Hound Dog
    1952    Mills Brothers    Glow Worm
    1953    The Orioles    Crying In The Chapel
    1953    Theresa Brewer    Ricochet
    1954    Joe Turner    Shake, Rattle, And Roll
    1954    Crew Cuts    Sh-Boom
    1954    Bill Haley & His Comets    Rock Around The Clock
    1955    Fats Domino    Ain’t That A Shame
    1955    Chuck Berry    Maybelline
    1956    Little Richard    Tutti Frutti
    1956    Elvis Presley    Don’t Be Cruel
    1957    Elvis Presley    All Shook Up
    1957    Buddy Holly    That’ll Be The Day
    1958    Chuck Berry    Johnny B Goode
    1958    Link Wray    Rumble
    1959    The Flamingos    I Only Have Eyes For You
    1959    Isley Brothers    Shout
    1960    Chubby Checker    The Twist
    1960    Hank Ballard & The Midnighters    Finger Poppin’ Time
    1961    Gary “U.S.” Bonds    Quarter To Three
    1961    Marvelettes    Please Mr. Postman
    1962    Beach Boys    Surfin’ Safari
    1962    The Tornados    Telstar
    1963    Kyu Sakamoto    Sukiyaki
    1963    Little Stevie Wonder    Fingertips Parts 1 & 2
    1964    The Beatles    I Want To Hold Your Hand
    1964    The Kinks    You Really Got Me
    1965    James Brown    Papa’s Got A Brand New Bag
    1965    The Beatles    Help!
    1966    Young Rascals    Good Lovin’
    1966    Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels    Devil With A Blue Dress
    1967    Music Explosion    Little Bit Of Soul
    1967    Sam & Dave    Soul Man
    1968    Steppenwolf    Born To Be Wild
    1968    Aretha Franklin    The House That Jack Built
    1969    Friends Of Distinction    Grazin’ In The Grass
    1969    Rolling Stones    Honky Tonk Women
    1970    Jackson 5    ABC
    1970    Smoky Robinson & The Miracles    Tears Of A Clown
    1971    Issac Hayes    Theme From Shaft
    1971    Sly & The Family Stone    It’s A Family Affair
    1972    Hot Butter    Popcorn
    1972    Curtis Mayfield    Superfly
    1973    O’Jays    Love Train
    1973    Kool & The Gang    Funky Stuff
    1974    Hues Corp.    Rock The Boat
    1974    Gloria Gaynor    Never Can Say Goodbye
    1975    Kraftwerk    Autobahn (Radio Edit)
    1975    KC & The Sunshine Band    Get Down Tonight
    1975    Donna Summer    Love To Love You Baby
    1976    Vicki Sue Robinson    Turn The Beat Around
    1976    Bee Gees    You Should Be Dancing
    1977    Donna Summer    I Feel Love
    1977    Marvin Gaye    Got To Give It Up Pt. 1
    1978    A Taste Of Honey    Boogie Oogie Oogie
    1978    Musique    Push Push In The Bush
    1979    Giorgio Moroder    Chase
    1979    Donna Summer    Bad Girls/Hot Stuff
    1980    Gary Newman    Cars
    1980    Sugarhill Gang    Rapper’s Delight
    1981    Frankie Smith    Double Dutch Bus
    1981    Rick James    Superfreak
    1982    Human League    Don’t You Want Me
    1982    Afrika Bambaataa    Planet Rock
    1983    Michael Jackson    Thriller
    1983    Madonna    Holiday
    1984    Newcleus    Jam On It
    1984    Chaka Kahn    I Feel For You
    1985    Tears For Fears    Everybody Wants To Rule The World
    1985    Dead Or Alive    You Spin Me Round
    1986    Nu Shooz    I Can’t Wait
    1986    Janet Jackson    When I Think Of You
    1987    Salt N Pepa    Push It
    1987    M/A/R/R/S    Pump Up The Volume
    1988    New Order    Blue Monday 88
    1988    Bobby McFerrin    Don’t Worry Be Happy
    1989    Maurice    This Is Acid
    1989    Technotronic    Pump Up The Jam
    1990    Deee-Lite    Groove Is In The Heart
    1990    C&C Music Factory    Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now)
    1991    KLF    3AM Eternal
    1991    Rozalla    Everybody’s Free (To Feel Good)
    1992    Age Of Love    Age Of Love (Jam & Spoon Watch Out For Stella Mix)
    1992    Opus III    It’s A Fine Day
    1993    Stereo MC’s    Connected
    1993    Moby    Move
    1994    Crystal Waters    100% Pure Love
    1994    Real McCoy    Another Night
    1995    Corona    Rhythm Of The Night
    1995    Everything But The Girl    Missing (Todd Terry Remix)

    1996    Robert Miles    Children
    1996    The Cardigans    Lovefool
    1997    The Prodigy    Firestarter
    1997    Faithless    Insomniac
    1998    BT    Remember
    1998    Crystal Method    Comin’ Back
    1999    Sahsa    Xpander
    1999    Darude    Sandstorm
    2000    Sonique    Feels So Good
    2000    Fragma    Toca’s Miracle
    2001    Madonna    What It Feels Like (Above And Beyond Remix)
    2001    Depeche Mode    I Feel Loved (Danny Tenaglia’s Labor Of Love Mix)
    2002    IIO    Rapture (Deep Dish & DJ Mark Space Vocal)
    2002    Dirty Vegas    Days Go By
    2003    Justin Timberlake    Rock Your Body
    2003    Seal    Get It Together (Remix)
    2004    Motorcycle    As The Rush Comes
    2004    Dirty Vegas    Walk In The Sun (King Unique Remix)
    2005    Mariah Carey    We Belong Together (Peter Rauhofer Remix)
    2005    Madonna    Hung Up (Tracy Young Mix)
    2006    Karen Overton    Your Loving Arms (Markus Schulz Remix)
    2006    Boom Jinx    Come Play Perfect
    2007    Timbaland    The Way I Are
    2007    Luminary    Dark Eyes (Funabashi Presents Tom Porcell Remix)
    2008    Orjan Nilsen    La Guitarra
    2008    M.I.A.    Paper Planes
    Evolution of Dance Supplement
    1952    Ray Anthony    Bunny Hop
    1952    Ray Anthony    The Hoky Poky
    1962    Dee Dee Sharp    Mashed Potato Time
    1962    Little Eva    The Loco-Motion
    1967    1910 Fruitgum Co.    Simon Says
    1975    Rocky Horror Picture Show    Time Warp
    1975    Van McCoy    The Hustle
    1989    Marcia Griffiths    Electric Boogie (Electric Slide)
    1996    Los Del Rio    Macarena
    2003    Mr. C    The Cha-Cha Slide (Part 2)
    2007    Cupid    Cupid Shuffle