♥ It’s a Family Reunion ♥

(This was supposed to have been posted last September!  LOL!  But if you’re looking for a songlist/playlist for a family reunion…well, you’re welcome!)

My husband’s annual family reunion is this weekend.  And I’ve been tasked with the music.  The music to be played (when needed) throughout the day and also for the dance we’re having. Now, I’ve been in this family for 9 years.   Here are the songs that will just be playing in the background throughout the event:

Robin Thicke featuring T.I. & Pharrell – Blurred Lines (Clean)
Dreamgirls Soundtrack – Family
Chaka Khan, Gerald Levert, Yolanda Adams & Carl Thomas – Everyday (Family Reunion)
Jill Scott – Family Reunion
The O’Jays – Family Reunion
Sister Sledge – We Are Family
Mary J Blige – Family Affair
Sly & The Family Stone – Dance To The Music
The O’Jays – Love Train
Al Green – For the Good Times
Al Green – Love And Happiness
Sounds of Blackness – Hold On (Change is Comin’)
R Kelly – Happy People
Ray Charles – Georgia On My Mind
The Miracles – You’ve Really Got A Hold On Me
Bob & Earl – Harlem Shuffle
Sly and The Family Stone – Everyday People
Wilson Pickett – Land Of 1,000 Dances
Friends of Distinction – Grazing in the Grass
Jackson 5 – I Want You Back
Anita Ward – Ring My Bell
Michael Jackson – Man In The Mirror
Michael Jackson – This Is It
Rob Base – Joy and Pain
Yolanda Adams – I’m Gonna Be Ready
The Winans – Tomorrow
Katy Perry – Roar
Stevie Wonder – Signed, Sealed, Delivered I’m Yours
Stevie Wonder – Overjoyed
Stevie Wonder – I Wish
Stevie Wonder – Superstition
Raphael Saadiq – Just Me and You
Harold Melvin and the Bluenotes – Wake Up Everybody
Otis Redding – Try a Little Tenderness
Alicia Keys – Girl On Fire (Inferno Version) (Feat. Nicki Minaj)
Corinne Bailey Rae – Put Your Records On
Curtis Mayfield – People Get Ready
Rufus & Chaka Khan – Tell Me Something Good
Rufus & Chaka Khan – Sweet Thing
Black Men United – You Will Know
Earth, Wind & Fire – That’s the Way of the World
Rare Earth – I Just Want to Celebrate
Prince – Purple Rain
Prince – When Doves Cry
Vaughan Mason & Crew – Bounce, Rock, Skate, Roll
Cameo – Word Up
DeBarge – Rythym of the Night
Black Eyed Peas – One Tribe
Kirk Franklin and the Family – Melodies From Heaven
Club Nouveau – Lean on Me(remix)
Marvin Gave – Got to Give It up (Part 1)
DJ Jazzy Jeff And The Fresh Prince – Summertime
The Gap Band – You Dropped A Bomb On Me
Mary J. Blige – Real Love
Big Daddy Kane featuring Spindarella – Very Special
Sugarhill Gang – Rappers Delight
Fifth Dimension – Age of Aquarius
Aretha Franklin – Respect
Annie Lennox & Al Green – Put a Little Love in Your Heart
Ashford & Simpson – Solid As A Rock
Barry White – Can’t Get Enough Of Your Love
Ben E. King – Stand By Me
Bill Withers – Lovely Day
Blackstreet/Blinky Blink/Mase/Mya – Take Me There
Bob Marley – Everything’s Gonna Be Alright
Bob Marley – One Love
Bobby Brown – Every Little Step
Bobby Womack – A Change Is Gonna Come
Bootsy Collins – I’d Rather Be With You
Calloway – I Wanna Be Rich
Vanilla Ice – Ice Ice Baby
Destiny’s Child – Independent Women
Diana Ross & The Supremes – I Will Survive
Dionne Warwick – I Say A Little Prayer for You
Billie Holiday – God Bless the Child
Ini Kamoze – Here Comes The Hotstepper
JJ Fad – Supersonic
KC & the Sunshine Band – Boogie Shoes
Kool & the Gang – Celebration
Kool and the Gang – Hollywood Swinging
Lionel Richie – All Night Long
Little Richard – Gonna Have Some Fun Tonight
Macy Gray – Beauty In The World
Maze & Frankie Beverly – Just Us
Milli Vanilli – Girl You Know It’s True
Minnie Riperton – Lovin’ You
Mtume – Juicy Fruit
Montell Jordan – This is How We Do It
Nat King Cole – When You Wish Upon A Star
Nat King & Natalie Cole – Unforgettable
Natalie Cole – This Will Be (An Everlasting Love)
Otis Redding – (Sittin’ On) The Dock of the Bay
PM Dawn – Set Adrift A Memory Bliss
Prince – Diamonds And Pearls
Ray Charles – Night Time is the Right Time
Rose Royce – Car Wash
Various Artists – Wishing On A Star
Rufus Wainwright – Hallelujah
Soul II Soul – Back to Life (However You Want Me)
SWV – Right Here (Human Nature Remix)
Emotions – Best Of My Love
The Five Stairsteps – Ooh Child
The Pointer Sisters – Neutron Dance
Tina Turner – Proud Mary
Wild Cherry – Play That Funky Music
Yolanda Adams – I Believe

Here are the songs for the dancing portion:

Harry Belafonte – Jump in the Line
Baauer – Harlem Shake
Psy – Gangnam Style
Wilson Pickett – Land Of 1,000 Dances
Jackson 5 – I Want You Back
Sly & The Family Stone – Dance To The Music
C&C Music Factory – Gonna’ Make You Sweat
Prince & Sheila E. – Erotic City
Etta James – At Last
Atlantic Starr – Always
Earth, Wind & Fire – Shining Star
Katy Perry – Firework
James Brown – I Feel Good
Various Artists – Bunny Hop
Emeralds – Chicken Dance
Novelty – Hokey Pokey
Chubby Checker – Limbo Rock
Village People – YMCA
Michael Jackson – You Rock My World
Percy Sledge – When A Man Loves A Woman
Zapp & Roger – Computer Love
Jay-Z featuring Justin Timberlake – Holy Grail [Radio Edit]
Miley Cyrus – We Can’t Stop
Rufus & Chaka Khan – Tell Me Something Good
Grandmaster Slice – Electric Slide (Shall We Dance)
Cupid – Cupid Shuffle
Robin Thicke featuring T.I. & Pharrell – Blurred Lines (Clean)
Alicia Keys – Girl On Fire (Inferno Version) (Feat. Nicki Minaj)
V.I.C. – Wobble (Clean)
Cali Swag District – Teach Me How to Dougie
Michael Jackson – Wanna Be Starting Something
Salt’n’Pepa – Push It
Rob Base & DJ EZ Rock – It Takes Two
E.U. – Da’ Butt
Mary J. Blige – Real Love
George Clinton & The Parliament Funkadelic – Flashlight
The O’Jays – Love Train
Sugarhill Gang – Rappers Delight
Funkadelic – One Nation Under A Groove
Rufus & Chaka Khan – Sweet Thing
Hot Chocolate – I Believe in Miracles
Earth, Wind & Fire – Let’s Groove
Peaches & Herb – Shake Your Groove Thing
Prince – When Doves Cry
The Miracles – You’ve Really Got A Hold On Me
Earth, Wind & Fire – Reasons
Heavy D. & The Boyz – Now That We Found Love
Michael Jackson – Rock With You
Sugarhill Gang – Apache (Jump On It)
Kris Kross – Jump
Earth, Wind & Fire – Boogie Wonderland
Sister Sledge – We Are Family
The Contours – Do You Love
Me Al Green – For the Good Times
The Spaniels – Goodnight Sweetheart, Goodnight

What do you think?  What would you add or replace???

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