Most of the cast jokingly called ‘You Can’t Stop the Beat’ from Hairspray ‘You Can’t Stop To Breathe’ because of its pace and fast-moving lyrics. Queen Latifah (Motormouth Maybelle) said she had no trouble singing a lot of words very quickly because of her background as a rapper. –IMDB
Although he was already known to many as the likeable but dim-witted Sweathog Vinnie Barbarino on the TV sitcom Welcome Back Kotter, John Travolta was catapulted into international stardom when he hit the disco dance floor as Tony Manero in Saturday Night Fever. Check out some of his his smooth moves to the Bee Gee’s ‘More Than A Woman’.
Just a year later, Travolta struck gold again as Danny Zuko in Grease, one of the most popular and successful movie musicals of all time. His love ballad ‘Sandy’ at the drive-in for some reason always leaves us with a hankering for some taste tempting ice cream.
What you may not know is that Travolta also appeared on Broadway in Over Here! starring The Andrews Sisters with music & lyrics by Robert B. Sherman & Richard M. Sherman. The Sherman Brothers also wrote the songs for Mary Poppins, including ‘A Spoonful of Sugar’ and ‘Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious’. – MovieSongs