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 Do I Move You? - Nina Simone Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion Dr. Feelgood [Love Is Serious Business] (45 Version) - Aretha Franklin Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion Somebody Got To Go - Gatemouth Moore Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion Blues for Mama - Nina Simone Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion Sweat - Popa Chubby Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion Cold Turkey (Live) - Anthony David Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion Fellowship - Lizz Wright Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion Grandma's Hands - Bill Withers Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion Cry Me a River - Etta James Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion Dark Clouds - Chris Thomas King Beat Energy Mood

Blues Spotify Playlist

Browse all 1103 Blues songs in the music4dance catalog.


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