“C’mon N’ Ride It (The Train)” is a popular dance song recorded by the Quad City DJ’s in 1995, and released in 1996 as a single from the album Get on Up and Dance. The song peaked at #3 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart. It was ranked the #1 song of 1996 by Village Voice magazine and is ranked the 1692nd best song of all time and 20th best of 1996 on Acclaimedmusic.net. This song is played at dance clubs quite often. Many remixes were made out of this song. The song is used as the theme song for the 1996 Jon Lovitz comedy-crime film High School High, and is also featured as a track in the Xbox 360 Kinect game Dance Central.
The Seattle Storm play this song at their WNBA games to lead fans in a conga line on the court. The song was also featured on the video game NCAA March Madness 06.
Most recently, Matthew Wilkening of AOL Radio ranked the song at #47 on the list of the 100 Worst Songs Ever and made a response to the Quad City DJs in spirit, saying: “Sure, we’ll ride this train. But only if you place every single copy of this record on the tracks first.”No Comments