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Do You Wanna Dance?: The Definitive Remastere…

Do You Wanna Dance

Do You Wanna Dance / C'mon And Swim


Biography:
Born: 1940/06/13
Birth Place: San Francisco, California, United States
Years Active: 1958-present
Genres: Soul Music., R&B, Pop

Bobby Freeman (born June 13, 1940) is an African-American soul singer, songwriter, and record producer who recorded for the Autumn Records label in San Francisco, California. He is best known for his 1958 hit "Do You Want To Dance?" and his 1964 Top Ten hit "C'mon and Swim". "Do You Want To Dance?" was covered later (as "Do You Wanna Dance") by Del Shannon, The Beach Boys, Bette Midler, John Lennon, Cliff Richard, The Mamas & The Papas and the Ramones. "C'mon and Swim" was written and produced by twenty-year-old Sylvester Stewart, later known as Sly Stone. In 1964, Bobby Freeman played nightly at the Condor Night Club in San Francisco where Carol Doda performed her topless Go-Go dancing sho... Continue Bio >>

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