Showing posts with label Sister Sledge. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Sister Sledge. Show all posts

Sister Sledge - He's The Greatest Dancer

Sister Sledge - He's The Greatest Dancer
"He's the Greatest Dancer" is a popular disco song written by Bernard Edwards and Nile Rodgers and recorded by American disco group Sister Sledge for their successful album We Are Family (1979).

"He's the Greatest Dancer" was sampled by Will Smith in his 1998 number one hit single "Gettin' Jiggy wit It". In 2000, DJ Tony Touch recorded a version of the song, entitled "I Wonder Why? (He's the Greatest DJ)" with lyrics sung by Keisha Spivey and Pam Long of R&B girl group Total. The song was recorded and released by Dannii Minogue in 2007 and was an international Top 40 hit. The tune was also sampled by a Russian pop group Hi-Fi in their 1999 song "Pro Leto" (translated as "About Summer"). Robert Hood released a Techno track based on the Hook of this song on his label M-Plant.

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Sister Sledge - We Are Family

Sister Sledge - We Are Family
"We Are Family" is a song by Sister Sledge, composed by Bernard Edwards and Nile Rodgers. Rodgers and Edwards offered the song to Atlantic Records; although the record label initially declined, the track was released as a single from the album of the same name and quickly began to gain club and radio play. It eventually went Gold, becoming the number one R&B and number two pop song on the US charts in 1979. Along with the tracks, "He's the Greatest Dancer" and "Lost in Music", "We Are Family" reached number one on the disco charts. It was also the theme song for the 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates, and was featured in both the 1996 film The Birdcage, starring Robin Williams and Nathan Lane, and the 1997 film The Full Monty.

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