1 Song, 5 Artists, 5 Cities.
Click play below to explore the destinations that inspired musicians to re-imagine the classic American song “Do You Wanna Dance?” by Bobby Freeman.
"Do You Wanna Dance?" Hip Hop
Feel the raw energy and love of Atlanta, Georgia, as Cam James takes rap to the streets.
"Do You Wanna Dance?" Blues
Nathan Quick's interpretation brings one of the USA's oldest music styles to life in Houston, Texas.
"Do You Wanna Dance?" Rock ‘n’ Roll
Discover all the good vibes of Portland, Oregon, through Reptaliens' indie rock rendition.
"Do You Wanna Dance?" EDM
Listen to Bass Physics' take on the song, inspired by Denver’s nightlife and incredible nature.
"Do You Wanna Dance?" Soul
Calma Carmona takes the song to Puerto Rico for an enchanting look at San Juan's beautiful sights and sounds.
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New York, New York City
New York City's eclectic people and places have helped shape their original, innovative, and underground music scene. Listen now.
The Movie: America's Musical Journey
Join singer/songwriter Aloe Blacc as he traces the roots of American music. Narrated by Morgan Freeman.
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Cam James (Atlanta, Georgia / Hip Hop)
Cam James embodies the spirit of music in Atlanta. He takes inspiration from poetry and spoken word to create a uniquely powerful and personal hip hop fusion that no one else can imitate.
Bass Physics (Denver, Colorado / EDM)
Bass Physics blurs genre lines, combining electronic music with live keyboard and guitar. Inspired by the beauty of Denver, his sound moves between sonic landscapes and explosive hip hop beats.
Nathan Quick (Houston, Texas / Blues)
Houston-native Nathan Quick belts out raspy notes over lush guitar rhythms. Drawing on classic rock, blues, and new Americana, this award-winning musician doesn’t just write songs, he crafts stories.
Reptaliens (Portland, Oregon / Rock ‘n’ Roll)
Portland’s Reptaliens are husband / wife team of Cole and Bambi Browning. Inspired by all things science fiction and musicians both beloved and rare, the band creates joyful psychedelic dreamscapes.
Calma Carmona (San Juan, Puerto Rico / Soul)
Native to Puerto Rico, Calma is known as the “soul songstress.” Bringing depth and a unique sound to each song, she enchants listeners with every word of her romance-filled lyrics.
Bobby Freeman (San Francisco, California / Creator of “Do You Wanna Dance?”)
Bobby Freeman began his career as a teen singing doo-wop in California. His song “Do You Wanna Dance?” has topped international charts, and been covered by artists from The Beach Boys to The Ramones.