This top 10-song list has been especially curated to get you in the groove for On One Foot.
Jump – The Pointers Sisters
Fun Fact: This On One Foot hit was featured in the 1993 TV commercial for the film, Super Mario Bros.
Jump – Kris Kross
Fun Fact: “Jump” uses samples more than 6 different songs, including “I Want You Back” by The Jackson 5, “Impeach the President” by The Honey Drippers, “Midnight Theme” by Manzel, “Escape-Ism” by James Brown, and “Saturday Night” by Schoolly D. We challenge you to listen to this song and jump on one foot every time the singers say “JUMP”.
Jump Around – House Of Pain
Fun Fact: “Jump Around” was featured in more than 16 movies and TV shows. The song repeats the word “jump” more than 105 times. Can you jump that often on one foot without falling down?
Stanky Legg – GS Boyz
Fun Fact: According to the Urban Dictionary, the stanky legg is a “dance that makes you look stupid”. Joining On One Foot won’t! We promise!
6 Foot 7 Foot – Lil Wayne
Fun Fact: Lil Wayne was trying to imitate the movie Inception in the video clip to “6 Foot 7 Foot”.
Fun Fact: Some scholars found similar dances and lyrics to the “Hokey Pokey” dating back to the 17th century. They will also be able to find similar dance moves on the On One Foot website here.
Fancy Footwork – Chromeo
Fun Fact: The lead singer of Chromeo, David Maclovitch, is a French professor at a university in the US. He won an award for sexiest Professor in North America. We are wondering if he would still be considered the “sexiest professor” performing his song “Fancy Footwork” while standing on one foot.
Banana Boat Song (It’s six foot, seven foot, eight foot – Bunch)
Fun Fact: This Jamaican classic was covered more than 19 times!
Get On The Good Foot – James Brown
Fun Fact: James Brown was the founding godfather of soul. He figured out the secret behind standing on one foot- all you have to do is find your “Good Foot”.
Get On Your Feet – Gloria Estefan
Fun Fact: Before the singer became famous, she was working at an airport as a translator. She must have been amazing at her job, as the CIA tried to recruit her. Luckily, she turned down the offer.