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"Dance On!" is an instrumental by the British instrumental group, The Shadows.[1] It went to number 1 in the UK Singles Chart[2] and the Irish Singles Chart. It was also recorded in a vocal version by British female soloist Kathy Kirby, whose version reached number 11 in the UK chart in September 1963.[1]

Petula Clark recorded the song in French ("Je me sens bien auprès de toi") and Italian ("Sto volentieri con te") which made the Top 5 of the French and Italian charts. She also recorded an English version for album release on the Canadian market. In 1963, Clark recorded a vocal version of another Shadows UK chart topper, "Foot Tapper", mainly for the French market and sung entirely in French as "Mon Bonheur Danse".

Personnel[]

Hank Marvin - lead guitar Bruce Welch - rhythm guitar Brian 'Licorice' Locking - bass Brian Bennett - drums

Charts (Kathy Kirby version)[]

Chart (1963/1964)

Peak

position

UK Singles Chart[1] 11 Australian Singles Chart[3] 1

References[]

1.^ Jump up to: a b c d e f Rice, Jo (1982). The Guinness Book of 500 Number One Hits (1st ed.). Enfield, Middlesex: Guinness Superlatives Ltd. p. 68. ISBN 0-85112-250-7. 2.Jump up ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 146. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 3.Jump up ^ Billboard Magazine, November 1963. Retrieved 8 May 2013.

Preceded by "The Next Time/Bachelor Boy" by Cliff Richard and The Shadows UK number one single

24 January 1963
(1 week) Succeeded by

"Diamonds" by Jet Harris and Tony Meehan

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