Peaches & Herb - Shake Your Groove Thing (1978)

Peaches & Herb - Shake Your Groove Thing (1978)




Shake Your Groove Thing is a song by disco duo Peaches & Herb. It reached No. 2 for four weeks on the Billboard Disco chart in 1978. The single reached No. 5 on the Billboard Hot 100 and No. 4 on the Billboard R&B Chart.

"Shake Your Groove Thing" has been featured prominently in many films such as An Extremely Goofy Movie, Monster, Shrek Forever After, The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, Connie and Carla, Marock, and The Country Bears, as well as in an advertisement campaign by Intel in the late 1990s.

It has also appeared in Grand Theft Auto: Episodes from Liberty City on the fictional radio station K109 The Studio.

In 1996, Filipino singer Regine Velasquez covered the song for her album Retro.

In 1997, Intel used this song in an advert for the Pentium MMX.

Alvin and the Chipmunks released two different cover versions. The first was with Drew Seeley for their 2008 album Undeniable which also appeared in the 2011 Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked video game (without Drew's vocals). The second was with The Chipettes for the 2009 film Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel and its soundtrack.

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