Let The Music Play (6:05)

Cover of The Best Is Yet to Come

From The Best Is Yet to Come and 170 other releases

The audio here is from Let The Music Play (Jr. Vasquez “X-Beat” Mix) aka Let The Music Play (Junior Vasquez X-Beat Mix).

According to the Let The Music Play Songfacts, college student Brenda Shannon Greene was spotted singing with a live band in her cousin’s recording studio, and was invited to audition for the production team of Mark Liggett and Chris Barbosa. They introduced her to the track “Fire and Ice,” which would later evolve into “Let The Music Play” and was issued on the New York-based dance label Emergency Records as a 12” single. The record became a massive club hit then broke out into the singles charts internationally.


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  • soleastbetty

    Danced to this many times in clubs.

    13 Nov 1:31am Reply
  • viathin12

    great aong i forgot about this one from the 80s

    1 Sep 7:20pm Reply
  • GruffDan

    just let the music play bitches!

    6 Apr 10:50am Reply
  • gotgore101


    6 Apr 1:18am Reply
  • hf1809

    it good this song

    22 Mar 1:18pm Reply
  • BlueSkies90

    I don't like this version..I rather have the original 80s version..

    3 Jan 2:03am Reply
  • Amrabart

    still sounds fresh after all these years

    19 Oct 2013 Reply
  • Cure1980

    Disco Light out Spot on enter the Dancefloor-.,

    5 Oct 2013 Reply
  • Neon_Spadezzz


    30 Jul 2013 Reply
  • GreySkyline

    so catchy.

    14 Jul 2013 Reply
  • JNez

    'he tried pretending/a dance is just a dance but i see/he's dancing his way back to me/he's dancing his way back to me/so..../let the music play/he won't get away/just keep the groove and then/he'll come back to you again' yassssss!

    24 Feb 2013 Reply
  • chaoszac

    sounds like it was remixed by M/A/R/R/S. I keep expecting to hear 'put the needle on the record'

    18 Feb 2013 Reply
  • sbirkoff

    21 Jan 2013 Reply
  • JNez

    possibly the most successful freestyle song of all time...i always marvel when i hear it played on lite fm, wow.

    3 Dec 2012 Reply
  • CrimsonV12

    All screwed up, original please. Shannon would not like this one too.

    29 Sep 2012 Reply
  • Mainwasser

    I want the original version please.

    22 Sep 2012 Reply
  • MsMSippi


    6 Sep 2012 Reply
  • msippigirl

    Good song, bad version!! Banning this one!

    9 Aug 2012 Reply
  • mrfootball70

    is this some karaoke version...come on lastfm

    11 May 2012 Reply
  • gotgore101

    Get up and dance y'all....I LOVE THIS SONG.

    31 Mar 2012 Reply
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