I'm a line dancer in the Washington, D.C. area who started out country line dancing and discovered the fabulous soul line dance community.
Many of the songs and dances listed below are great line dances for high school proms, college dances, reunions, bachelor(ette) parties, retirement functions, mixers, and office parties.They're easy enough that everyone from kids to seniors can bust a move.
1. The Wobble
Song: "Wobble Baby" by V.I.C.
2. The A-List
Song: "Time to Party" by Craig David
3. A&V Chicago Hustle
Song: "May 28th" by D.J. Milz
4. Ask Myself
Song: "Ask Myself" by Robin Thicke
5. B2h Philly Line Dance
Song: "XR2" by M.I.A. (Remix)
6. The Baltimore (a.k.a. The New Jersey Strut)
Song: "I Want" by Chaka Kahn
7. The Baltimore Good Foot
Song: "Higher" by Vernessa Mitchell
8. Biker's Shuffle
Song: "The Biker's Shuffle" by Big Mucci
Song: "SloLove" by Janet Jackson
10. Booty Call
Song: "Booti Call" by Blackstreet (K.C. Miami Mix)
What's the Difference Between Soul and Country Line Dances?
Soul or urban line dances such as the wobble, cupid shuffle, cha cha slide, zydeco slide, biker's shuffle, or booty call are similar to country line dances except they use soul, funk, r&b, gospel, hip-hop or contemporary pop music.
Nowadays, urban line dancing is more than just the electric slide or cupid shuffle. There are literally hundreds of great dances to learn that are being created throughout the country. Unlike specialized hip-hop dances, soul line dances can be done by people of all ages, shapes, and sizes.
11. Booty Work
Song: "Booty Wurk" by T-Pain ft. Joey Galaxy
12. Brand New Slide
Song: "Brand New Slide" by Casper
13. Busta Slide
Song: "Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Could See" by Busta Rhymes
14. California Step
Song: "Love Signals" by R. Kelly
15. Can You Feel It
Song: "Can You Feel It" by Kem
16. Can You Feel It Two
Song: "Can You Feel It" by Bob Baldwin ft. Vesta
Song: "Hips Don't Lie" by Shakira
Song: "You Just Have To Be There" by Heather Small and M People
19. Come Dance With Me
Song: "Can't Get Enough" by Tamia
Song: "Co-Sign" by SWV
21. Cunningham Strut
Song: "I Got A Feeling" by Four Tops
Song: "P.Y.T." by Micheal Jackson (Will.i.am Remix)
23. Feeling It
Song: "Feeling It" by Brian Culbertson ft. Chuck Brown
24. Feeling Single
Song: "Feelin' Single" by R. Kelly
25. Friday Hustle
Song: "Friday (Shut the Club Down) by Raheem DeVaughn
26. Full Circle
Song: "Otis" by Jay Z
Song: "The G-Slide" by Gina Brown
28. Go Hard or Go Home
Song: "Just Fine" by Mary J. Blige
29. Ham Mercy
Song: "Let Me Clear My Throat" by D.J. Kool
30. Heart Attack
Song: "Crank This" by The Clubqueen DJ K-Swift ft. Say-Wut
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31. Homey Twist
Song: "Da Twiss" by Intell
Song: "Thoia Thong" by R. Kelly
33. I Don't Need It
Song: "I Don't Need It" by Jamie Foxx
34. I Get It In
Song: "I Get It In" by Omarion
35. Island Life
Song: "Island Life" by Janet Jackson
36. Juke Joint Jumpin'
Song: "Juke Joint Jumpin'" by Barbara Carr
37. Juke Joint Slide
Song: "Juke Joint Slide" by Lee Shot Williams
38. Let's Get It Poppin'
Song: "Get It Poppin'" by Fat Joe ft. Nelly
Song: "The Way We Roll" by Elephant Man
40. New Orleans 2-Step
Song: "New Orleans 2 Step" by Monro Brown
41. Red Pepper
Song: "All That" by Masters at Work
42. Rock the Man in the Boat
Song: "Rock the Man in the Boat" by Chuck Strong
Song: "Plastic Dreams" by JayDee
44. Same Ole 2 Step
Song: "Same Ole 2 Step" by Swagga Wilkes and Mic 360
Song: "Go 'Head" by Mystikal
46. Soul Food
Song: "Collard Greens & Corn Bread" by Fantasia
47. Turbo Hustle
Song: "The Turbo Hustle" by D.J. Maestro ft. Steve Jackson and Lenora Douglas
48. Step Off Into It
Song: "Broken Stones" by Paul Weller
49. Chuck Baby
Song: "Chuck Baby" by Chuck Brown
Song: "My Ex (Miss That)" by Lloyd
51. Dem Boyz
Song: "Dem Boyz" by Lil' Mo
52. Fat Tuesday
Song: "You're Fly" by Ryan Leslie
53. Heritage Hustle
Song: "I Feel Alright" by James Brown (House Mix)
54. Hood Walk
Song: "Sho Nuff Feels Good" by Tom Jones
56. Just Dance
Song: "Get Your Dance On" by Fatman Scoop
57. Leggo Hustle
Song: "Leggo" by B. Smyth ft. 2 Chainz
58. LR Shake
Song: "Shake What Ya Mama Gave Ya" (Remix) by DJ 8 Mile
Song: "You Big Dummy" by Rod Lee
60. Mickey's Monkey
Song: "Mickey's Monkey" by Smokey Robinson & the Miracles
61. Ms. Jody's Thang
Song: "Ms. Jody's Thang" (Remix) by Ms. Jody
62. Nasty Girls
Song: "Think" by Lyn Collins & "It Takes Two" by Rob Base and DJ EZ Rock's (Mash up)
Song: "Red Carpet (Pause, Flash)" by R. Kelly
64. Sugarfoot Revisited
Song: "Ice Cold" by Ryan Leslie
65. Summer Night Cha-Cha
Song: "Southern Soul Party Mood" by Karen Wolfe
66. You and I
Song: "Music and Wine" by Blue Six
67. Zydeco Slide Soul Line Dance - Music by Nonney and the Zydeco Floaters "Kush Kush"
Song: "Kush Kush" by Nonney and the Zydeco Floaters
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Where to Learn Soul Line Dances in Washington, DC
anonymous on August 07, 2013:
This is an awesome site for line dancers!! Thank you!
Salsa Dancing on May 15, 2013:
I never got into line dancing, but it seems fun!
opatoday on December 18, 2012:
DowntonAbbeyGirl on December 03, 2012:
I am actually in the DC area too. But I thought Philly was the nearest town where line dancing was big. Great lens.
jillian22 on December 01, 2012:
My favorite is Chuck Baby.
Liz Mackay from United Kingdom on June 24, 2012:
I tried line dancing once. I was dreadful at it. I'll stick to listening to the music.
kmfowler1 on June 14, 2012:
Fun dances! These kind of dances are so much fun and can really get people up and moving because they aren't concerned about needing a partner.
readabooki on June 07, 2012:
Loved this lens. Great songs to workout to.
Tony New from Dallas, TX on May 31, 2012:
I teach line dances and often the groups I teach them to are folks who have never danced before. I can use several of these dances for those kinds of events. And you've given me a "lens idea" LOL... I'm off to start work on it. *grin*
Gloria Freeman from Alabama USA on May 13, 2012:
Hi great lens, I enjoyed the music and the dances.Thanks for sharing.
anonymous on April 07, 2012:
Wow! What a great site. I'm from the DMV and I'm definitely bookmarking for reference.
AG 1984 on February 20, 2012:
enjoyed ur lens!
anonymous on February 08, 2012:
Another Line Dance Resource is Happy Feet Soul Line Dancer Network. http://happyfeetsoullinedancer.ning.com
anonymous on February 11, 2010:
Love this website. I see you keep adding to it. Keep up the good work.