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"Dance On!" is an instrumental by the British guitar 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".


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

Charts (Kathy Kirby version)[edit][]

Chart (1963/1964) Peak


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