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Party Songs With A Bang

Updated on September 30, 2016
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According to the online Oxford Dictionary, the word "bang" is a noun, verb, adverb, and an exclamation. In the Free Online Dictionary, the word 'bang-bang' began as a description of the sound of exploding ammunition. According to Webster, the word 'bang' originates with the Nordic people and is associated with the use of a hammer. The hammer, back then, served as a mufti-functional tool for work or play, and also used as an instrument of survival.

To hear the words 'bang-bang' today one usually thinks of an old cowboy movie where the villain makes his victim dance to the rhythm of the guns while shooting at their feet. However, over the past hundred years or so, the word 'bang' has evolved and is now included in many common or cliché descriptive phrases.

Of all its uses, the word 'bang' is best incorporated in modern day song, and many a song has been written with its inclusion in lyric or title. The purpose of this page is to serve as a quick reference for some of the hottest party songs that make you want to move your feet. In other words, this is a party about songs with a bang, and you are invited.


The Bang Bang Video by Jessie J., Ariana Grande, Niki Minaj

The 2014 Bang Bang Songs

Talk about Hot! The latest "Bang Bang" music video performed by Jesse J., Adriana Grande, and Niki Minaj has been viewed more than 26 million times in less than a month. The ladies step into the street with the girls on their feet and everyone's dancing to provocative lyrics set to a syncopated beat. Their official YouTube video shown above is an elaborate performance perfectly choreographed and something the boys would appreciate.


"Bang Bang" by Max, Sam Tsui, Kurt Schneider

The College Boys Rock!

In all fairness, the "Bang Bang" performance by The College Boys (aka Max, Sam Tsui, Kurt Schneider") really rocks the house.

It is an excellent version of the top pop song, and in less than a week their video was working its way toward a million views.

This version of the song would be welcome at any party -- especially in a high school, frat house, or hip party setting. The guys do a great job with the song, and this is a version the ladies will appreciate.

Both versions of the 2014 Bang Bang song make you want to get up on the floor and dance. I predict this will be a favorite on the New Years Eve party song list.

Songs With A Big Bang

Which version of Bang Bang do you like best?

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Cher The Song

Cher The Music
Cher The Music

Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)

The original 1966 "Bang Bang" Sonny and Cher song is a classic, and a song that Cher performs live on stage to this day. The song sounds like a gypsy romance, full of heartbreak, soul, and a bang, bang beat.




Nancy Sinatra Bang Bang

Kill Bill

Bang Bang was also performed by Nancy Sinatra around the year 1969.

The song was made popular again in 2003 by Quentin Tarantino in his cult classic, "Kill Bill."

"Bang Bang" by Raquel Welch

The Hollywood Palace

A more hip version of the Bang Bang Cher classic, is performed by the talented Raquel Welch.

Raquel tells the Bang Bang story with a team of dancers as recorded at The Hollywood Palace.

The Song List With A Bang

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Year  
Title  
Artist  
2014
Bang, Bang
Jessie J, Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj
2014
Bang Bang
"Bang Bang" - Max, Sam Tsui, Kurt Schneider Cover
2013
Bang Bang
Will.i.am
1969
Bang Bang
Nancy Sinatra
1966
Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)
Cher
1985
Bang Bang
Danger Danger
2014
Bang Bang Bun
Ganes
2013
Bang Bang
Iwan Rheon
2012
Bang Bang
Rock The City
1968
Bang Bang
Vanilla Fudge, The Beat Club
2010
Bang Bang
ZZ Top
1984
Bang, Bang (I Am The Warrior)
Patty Smyth
1973
Bang Of Gong
T-Rex
1955
Bang Bang
Janis Martin
1987
Bang Bang
KISS
2013
Bang Bang Bang
Selena Gomez
1986
Love Shack (Bang Bang On The Door)
B 52s
1981
Bang Bang
Iggy Pop - Cover by David Bowie
This is a list of some of the classic performances and songs available on YouTube. One of the best ways to organize your party music is to select your favorite songs based on your party theme. The list will be added to as new songs come along and

Danger Danger - Bang Bang

Note

A successful celebration begins and ends on a happy note, tempting one want to get up and move on the floor. Party Songs With A Bang include classics by T-Rex, Danger Danger, Kiss, and many more.


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Bang, Bang, Bang On The Door, Baby - B52s

The Love Shack

The "Love Shack" by The B52s is one of the hottest party and dance songs of the 80s. The song is timeless in that it is still a favorite that gets people singing and really a great song to get your feet moving on the dance floor. This is a great song to begin or end a party on a good note.

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      Tonie Cook 2 years ago from USA

      Thank you, Nancy, for stopping by. Your review and comment are very appreciated. You are right about the work and research to do this. This hub was built from scratch.

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      Nancy Carol Brown Hardin 2 years ago from Las Vegas, NV

      Well, I'm old school, and I like Cher's "Bang, Bang, My Baby Shot Me Down." But you sure came up with a lot of songs with that word, some I've never heard of. Lots of work went into this Hub!