Johnny Rivers - Swayin To The Music (Slow Dancin) - on Secret Agent Man - The Ultimate Johnny Rivers Anthology 1964-2006 (1977)

Johnny Rivers - Swayin To The Music (Slow Dancin) - on Secret Agent Man - The Ultimate Johnny Rivers Anthology 1964-2006 (1977)
'70s Lite Rock on WLCY Radio




Swayin' to the Music (Slow Dancin') or Slow Dancin' (Swayin' to the Music) is a 1977 hit single by Johnny Rivers. It was his last Top 40 hit in the United States, and became his second Gold record.

"Swayin' to the Music" describes a young man slow dancing in the middle of the night with his girlfriend. Nothing is needed to be done or needs to come at the moment. The man tells his girlfriend that he wouldn't want to be anywhere else or be with anyone else.

Features of This Track

pop rock qualities
folk influences
a subtle use of vocal harmony
major key tonality
electric pianos
acoustic rhythm guitars
subtle use of strings

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