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“Boogie Wonderland” is a single by Earth Wind & Fire with The Emotions issued in April 1979 on Columbia Records. The song rose to number 14 on the disco chart, number 6 on the Billboard Hot 100 and number 2 on the Hot Soul Singles chart. This Song was certified Gold in the US by the RIAA and Gold in the UK by the BPI.
The song came off Earth, Wind & Fire’s 1979 album I Am. The song was composed by Allee Willis with Jon Lind and produced by EWF leader Maurice White and Al McKay.
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Boogie Wonderland was Grammy nominated in the categories of Best R&B Instrumental Performance and Best Disco Recording.
“Boogie Wonderland” was the basis for the dance song “I’m Alive” by Stretch & Vern Present “Maddog”; the song reached number 6 in the UK in September 1996.
The song was covered by singer Victoria Wilson-James and released as a single in 1993.
The song was also covered by U.K. jazz funk band Shakatak in their 1999 album Jazz in the Night. Maurice White’s leading vocals are replaced by Bill Sharpe on the keyboard, while Roger Odell gives a techno-house drum beat to the tune. The Emotions’ vocal parts as well as Philip Bailey’s falsetto are rendered by Jill Saward.
The rock band Girls Against Boys covered the song for the 1999 movie 200 Cigarettes.
A rendition of the song was featured on the reality television competition series American Idol, during the closing minutes of the April 2, 2003 episode. It was performed by the Top 8 finalists from Season 2: Ruben Studdard, Clay Aiken, Kimberley Locke, Josh Gracin, Trenyce, Carmen Rasmusen, Kimberly Caldwell and Rickey Smith.
It was covered by Brittany Murphy for the soundtrack to the 2006 movie Happy Feet.
Dutch DJ and production duo Mr. Belt & Wezol released a remix of Boogie Wonderland in 2016 on Spinnin’ Records.