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Jackson 5 song 'is top dance hit'
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I Want You Back was a hit for the Jackson 5
The UK's favourite song to dance to is a Jackson 5 track that entered the charts more than 35 years ago, a survey carried out for a pub chain suggests.

I Want You Back - a No 2 hit in 1970 - is most likely to fill dancefloors, according to the poll of 4,800 people.

Tony Christie's (Is This the Way To) Amarillo - which has been number one for four weeks - came third.

Other top tracks were 1980s hit Waiting For A Star To Fall by Boy Meets Girl, and Beyonce's Crazy In Love.

We are far more interested in having a laugh and a dance with our friends than worrying about the 'right thing' to be listening to
John Clements, Walkabout

The top 10 was compiled by Walkabout Pubs, who questioned people across the UK to find their favourite dance records.

Rock tracks also made it into the list, with Queen's Don't Stop Me Now at five.

Guns 'n' Roses were at number six with Sweet Child Of Mine, and Bryan Adams came in at eight with Summer of '69.

A surprise entry in the list was The Proclaimers with I'm Gonna Be (500 miles) at number seven.

Michael Jackson's Billie Jean and Girls Aloud's Love Machine rounded out the chart at nine and 10 respectively.

John Clements, Walkabout brand manager, said: "The huge variety in music selection shows that we're an unpretentious, good-time bunch of people.

"We are far more interested in having a laugh and a dance with our friends than worrying about the 'right thing' to be listening to."




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