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Michael Jackson

Shake Your Body (Down To The Ground)

  • Pop
  • Dance
  • Soul
  • Space
  • Disco
song from
  • 1979
  • 1967
  • 2009
  • 2012
  • 1978

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“Shake Your Body (Down to the Ground)“, released December 9, 1978, is a hit single recorded by The Jacksons for the CBS/Epic Records album Destiny. The most successful of the Jacksons’ disco/funk-era recordings for Epic, “Shake Your Body” (originally demoed as “Shake a Body”) was produced by the Jackson brothers, written by Randy and Michael, and featured Michael on lead vocals. Released to radio in a single edit of three minutes and forty-five seconds and played in its full eight-minute album version by clubs, the single charted at number seven on the Billboard Hot 100 and at number three on the Billboard R&B Singles chart. The ensuing 12” Disco Single Remix featured a more focused drum and rhythm track, as well as the new synthesizer-voiced 3 octave climbing glissando... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Let's dance, let's shout ... Shake your body down to the ground ... And I do know that I want you

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More songs by Michael Jackson (See Charts): Love Never Felt So Good, Don'T Let It Get You Down, In The Back, All The Things You Are, My Girl, You'Ve Got A Friend, Love Is Here And Now You'Re Gone, You Are There, Speed Demon, and Morning Glow.

Popular in Pop (See Charts): Billie Jean, Smooth Criminal, Man In The Mirror, The Earth Song, Dirty Diana, Speechless, Stranger In Moscow, Another Part Of Me, Heal The World, and Black Or White.


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