Bruce Springsteen - "Working on the Highway" It's difficult to pick out just one '80s song about work by Bruce Springsteen, an artist who has always retained a fierce sympathy and fascination for the plight of the working man. It is an uptempo, disco groove, soul infused song containing influences from Jackson and Stevie Wonder.  Alex Needham of NME noted the track to contain characteristics from material within Jackson's debut solo album Off the Wall (1979).  Timberlake performed the song live on the sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live in October 2003, where he served as host and musical guest. He later commented that "America's harsher on women...[and] unfairly harsh on ethnic people. There's a reason it always feels like we're on the verge of a 1980s revival, whether it's in the world of music, fashion, or film. The breakdown then ends, with the video continuing with Timberlake and his back-up dancers. The routine is performed by a dance crew of men who have long black hair in ponytails. The video ends with the final Timberlake duplicate pointing and running towards the opposite direction.  The song was certified platinum by the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA), denoting shipments of 70,000 copies. This one's called, Sign up for membership to become a founding member and help shape HuffPost's next chapter. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for We Call It 80's: 100 Songs To Remember - Various Artists on AllMusic Disco 12" - 202 Machine - Get Up (Rock Your Body) - YouTube  The song remained on the Hot 100 for 22 weeks before dropping out. Part of HuffPost Entertainment. A break-down of the song, where Timberlake is beatboxing, shows him dancing by himself. Today is National Voter Registration Day! ... & Country Funk / Soul Hip Hop Jazz Latin Non-Music Pop Reggae Rock Spiritual Stage & Screen.  It dropped to number three the following week, where it remained in the top ten for six weeks; it stayed on the chart for eleven weeks before dropping out.  The song remained on the chart for 20 weeks, and was certified Gold by the Recording Industry Association of New Zealand (RIANZ), for shipments of 7,500 copies. Justin Timberlake performed "Rock Your Body" during his Justified World Tour and the Christina Aguilera conjoint tour Justified & Stripped Tour, both in support of his debut album Justified. Originally intended to be featured on Michael Jackson's tenth studio album Invincible, Jackson rejected the song along with several other tracks, …  Andy Kellman of AllMusic noted "Rock Your Body" as a stand-out from Justified, as did Jane Stevenson of Jam!, who interpreted its Jackson influence. , Pitchfork Media listed the song at 23 on their list of the best singles of 2003, with editor Dominique Leone writing "Rock Your Body" is "as fine an approximation of Off the Wall-era MJ as I've ever heard. Sometimes you can't pull up your Shazam app quickly enough to figure out what that darn song is in that one commercial you always see.  As of 2018, the song has sold 2 million copies in the country. Keane.  "Rock Your Body" was less successful in other territories. "Original Don" by Major Lazer featuring The Partysquad. The music video was directed by Francis Lawrence and filmed in February 2003. Available with an Apple Music subscription. If you don't figure out the name of this song you're literally going to go crazy. Timberlake then floats to the floor from an opening in the cubic's ceiling, performing choreography with his supporting dancers and singing to the track's first verse. It sounded like an 80s or 70s song possibly rock but not r&b, rap, or country please help me find this song! These days, old familiar songs pop on and we begin to jam and mumble along. Everybody Yeah Rock your body Yeah Everybody Rock your body right Backstreet's back Alright Alright Rock your body So everybody everywhere Don't be afraid, don't have no fear I'm gonna tell the world, make you understand As long as there'll be music, we'll be comin' back again Everybody Yeah Rock your body Yeah Everybody Rock your body right (rock your body right) Backstreet's back Everybody (everybody… , It charted within the top five on the Danish Singles Chart and Irish Singles Chart, peaking at number three and four, respectively. This upbeat jam is called. He again performed the song during the Super Bowl LII halftime show in 2018, this time abruptly stopping the "have you naked..." line and, after a brief pause, segueing into another song. , "Rock Your Body" has a running duration of four minutes and twenty-seven seconds. The closing beat boxing section of the track features the camera panning around several duplicates of Timberlake beatboxing and talking in sync to the song's lyrics. Belinda Carlisle - Heaven Is a Place On Earth. The song contains a sample from Oran "Juice" Jones' song "Shaniqua".  At the moment he sang the lyric "I'll have you naked by the end of this song," the singer ripped off part of Jackson's outfit, momentarily exposing her right breast on live television. Sometimes you can't pull up your Shazam app quickly enough to figure out what that darn song is in that one commercial you always see. Fear not, y'all. Stop. 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