Mad Hot Ballroom

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All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
The documentary Mad Hot Ballroom follows the lives of a group of New York City school kids who forsake their urban lifestyles for a summer of ballroom dancing. The film's soundtrack is predictably stocked with the kind of accessible standards -- does anyone really still need or want C+C Music Factory's "Gonna Make You Sweat Everybody Dance Now" in their collections -- that young men and women of their age might respond to. Glenn Miller's "In the Mood" provides the swing, Peggy Lee fuels the foxtrot, and El Bonche spices things up with some merengue on "Menea." There's nothing groundbreaking here for fans of any of the genres mentioned, but folks who walk out of...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
The documentary Mad Hot Ballroom follows the lives of a group of New York City school kids who forsake their urban lifestyles for a summer of ballroom dancing. The film's soundtrack is predictably stocked with the kind of accessible standards -- does anyone really still need or want C+C Music Factory's "Gonna Make You Sweat Everybody Dance Now" in their collections -- that young men and women of their age might respond to. Glenn Miller's "In the Mood" provides the swing, Peggy Lee fuels the foxtrot, and El Bonche spices things up with some merengue on "Menea." There's nothing groundbreaking here for fans of any of the genres mentioned, but folks who walk out of theater inspired to try some dancing of their own will find Mad Hot Ballroom's 15 steps from the street to the stage a real treat.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/28/2005
  • Label: Rykodisc
  • UPC: 014431082023
  • Catalog Number: 10820
  • Sales rank: 347,183

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now) - C+C Music Factory (4:06)
  2. 2 Fever - Peggy Lee (3:22)
  3. 3 In the Mood - The Glenn Miller Orchestra (3:39)
  4. 4 It's Only a Paper Moon - Bobby Darin (2:24)
  5. 5 Menea - El Bonche (3:49)
  6. 6 Pick Up the Phone - Swingerhead (2:31)
  7. 7 You're Driving Me Crazy - Della Reese (2:30)
  8. 8 Love Is Here to Stay - Ella Fitzgerald (3:54)
  9. 9 Ta Haciendo Frio - Pochy Familia y Su Cocoband (3:09)
  10. 10 Spanish Fire Tango - Evans, Tony and His Orchestra (2:12)
  11. 11 Tu Eres Ajena - Eddy Herrera (4:52)
  12. 12 Historia de un Amor - Dancing Strings (2:27)
  13. 13 Hot Line - Jet Set Six (2:06)
  14. 14 Gaseous Clay - Boomish (4:42)
  15. 15 Mad Hot Ballroom - Tina Fabrique (3:34)
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Album Credits

Technical Credits
George Gershwin Composer
Harold Arlen Composer
Joseph Baker Arranger, Producer, Orchestration
Robert Clivillés Composer
Walter Donaldson Composer
Joe Garland Composer
Ira Gershwin Composer
E.Y. "Yip" Harburg Composer
Ralph Sall Executive Producer
Louie Teran Mastering
John Davenport Composer
Eddie Cooley Composer
Alfonso "Pochi" Vásquez Composer
Frederick P. Williams Composer
Chuck Hermes Graphic Design
Billy Rose Composer
John Ceparano Composer
Steven Lutvak Composer
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    What every kid needs to know

    This movie wasn't just about dancing, it also taught young men how to adress a young lady and also how to dress. Their manners were also taught.

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