Person asked in Arts & HumanitiesDancing · 1 decade ago

Cha-cha music?

Can anyone suggest some good songs for dancing the cha-cha to? Any language is fine, thanks!

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    Some of these ballroom cha-cha hits also cover pop and even classic rock hits.....

    "Safety Dance" (Men Without Hats)

    "Rie y llora" (Celia Cruz)

    "Micaela"--The Cha-Cha Version (Pete Rodriguez)

    "Cuban Pete" (Tito Puente and the Latin All-Stars)

    "Oye Como Va" (Tito Puente and the Latin All-Stars)

    "Oye Como Va"--Remix (Santana)

    "Get Down Tonight" (KC and the Sunshine Band)

    "Let's Groove (Tonight)" (Earth, Wind and Fire)

    "September" (Earth, Wind and Fire)

    "Who Can It Be Now?" (Men At Work)

    "Every Breath You Take" (Police)

    "Show That Teen Spirit" (Nirvana)

    "I'll Be There" (The Jackson 5)

    "Billie Jean" (Michael Jackson)

    "Pretty Young Thing" (Michael Jackson)

    "Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now" (GQ)

    "Brickhouse" (The Commodores)

    "Rock of Ages" (Def Leppard)

    "One Thing Leads To Another" (The Fixx)

    "Going For The Funk" (Candy Dulfer)

    "Oyeme" (Vikki Carr)

    "Boom Boom" (Chayanne)

    "Todo, Todo, Todo" (Daniela Romo)

    "Chilly Cha Cha" (Jessica Jay)

    "Volver a Verte" (Oscar d'Leon) [note: this cha-cha is slower]

    "I Need To Know" (Marc Anthony)

    "I Like It Like That" (Pete Rodriguez)

    "Kiss" (Prince)

    "Forget Me Nots" (Patrice Rushen)

    "Express Yourself" (Madonna)

    "Deeper and Deeper" (Madonna)

    "Borderline" (Madonna)

    "Everybody Wants You" (Billy Squier)

    "Mustang Sally" (Wilson Pickett)

    "I Like It Like That"--Remix (Tito Nieves)

    "El olor de la papaya" (The Latin Club)

    "I'm Coming" (Sam and Dave)

    "Evil Ways" (Santana)

    "My Girl" (The Temptations)

    "Ain't Too Proud To Beg" (The Temptations)

    "Funkytown" (Lipps Inc.)

    "Don't Ya Think I'm Sexy" (Rod Stewart)

    "Miss You" (The Rolling Stones)

    "Emotional Rescue" (The Rolling Stones)

    "I Can't Get No Satisfaction" (The Rolling Stones)

    "Brown Sugar" (The Rolling Stones)

    "Start Me Up" (The Rolling Stones)

    "Jumpin' Jack Flash" (The Rolling Stones)

    "Another Brick In the Wall" (Pink Floyd)

    "Let's Dance" (David Bowie)

    Note: Avoid "Saturday in the Park" by Chicago. This song morphs from a cha-cha to a West Coast Swing groove in the middle of the song. Only dance cha-cha to that song if you want do dance both dances in a routine or performance.

  • 1 decade ago

    Oye Como Va. There original Tito Puente version NOT the version Santana covered. Also any of these following artists should have cha-cha somewhere it their repitiore: Arturo Sandoval, Paquito D'Rivera, Michel Camilo, Poncho Sanchez, Cal Tjader etc.

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