Neutron Dance

"Neutron Dance" is a song written by Allee Willis and Danny Sembello which was introduced by The Pointer Sisters on their 1983 album "Break Out".


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YOU CAN PLAY IN THE SAME KEY AS THE VIDEO! I have shortened parts of it for playing at our BUG Jam.

"Neutron Dance" became a Top Ten hit in 1985, its success augmented by being prominently featured on the soundtrack of the motion picture Beverly Hills Cop. In Beverly Hills Cop, "Neutron Dance" was prominently featured during a key car chase sequence with whose action the song proved musically and lyrically compatible. Concurrent with the single's release, a video for "Neutron Dance" began airing on MTV. The music video stars the Pointer Sisters as discontented theatre ushers, and also features future Perfect Strangers star Bronson Pinchot as their boss and actor Gary Burghoff, best known from the M*A*S*H film and TV series, as the cinema operator; the setting was a cinema where Beverly Hills Cop was screening, allowing for the promotion of the movie via many clips from it being displayed in the video. Pinchot himself plays a minor role in Beverly Hills Cop as "Serge", a salesman in Jenny Summers' art gallery.

The Pointer Sisters (June, Ruth, Bonnie, and Anita) were the first Black group to perform at the Grand Ole Opry. In 1975, the Pointer Sisters won a Grammy Award for Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal, with Anita and Bonnie also receiving nominations for the Grammy Award for Best Country Song as songwriters of "Fairytale". The song was also recorded by Elvis Presley. The Pointer Sisters achieved their greatest commercial success in the 1980s as a trio consisting of sisters June, Ruth, and Anita. They won two more Grammys in 1984 for the top 10 hits "Automatic" and "Jump (For My Love)". The group's other U.S. top 10 hits are "Fire" (1979), "He's So Shy" (1980), "Slow Hand" (1981), the remixed version of "I'm So Excited" (1984), and "Neutron Dance" (1985).

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