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I have a few favorite songs that I love to run to, but I'm in need of some new inspiration. Does anyone have any good suggestions?

My favorites are:
The King of Bedside Manor - Barenaked Ladies
Pump It - Black Eyed Peas
Me Against the Music - Britney Spears
Add It up - Violent Femmes


Sat. Jan 21, 10:11am

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How about the following:

Sing, Sing, Sing - by Benny Goodman (performed by many different artists!)
There are many versions of this song, including some 8+ minute versions that really get your heart pumping. I used to do a lot of swing dancing, and believe me, this song is very fast and will get your heart rate up--most of the dancers I knew could not sustain the pace of dancing for the entire song...

There's also a CD by Keely Smith called "Swing, Swing, Swing" that's got lots of fast swing songs-- some are bewtween 1:40 and 4:12 minutes long.. Most of the songs on the CD are at a great pace for aerobic dancing or running....

Jump Jive and Wail is a pretty good song - Brian Setzer has a good version.

Lavay Smith and Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers - (the CD is called "Everybody's Talkin' 'Bout Miss Thing!") the song by the same name has a great up-tempo beat

There is a pretty cool Elvis song called "A Little Less Conversation"--His daughter took a song that was never released and had it mixed ia few years ago into a modern version that's pretty up-tempo and fun to listen to. Here's a link to Amazon.com where you can listen to it:
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/samples/B00006AG5N/ref=dp_tracks_all_1/103-2956180-5835030?%5Fencoding=UTF8#disc_1

Saturday, January 21, 2006, 11:06 AM

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Saturday, January 21, 2006, 11:07 AM

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If you go into any music download programs and search cardio you can get a lot of great mixes that are about 140 beats per minute. They really pump me up. I love the Britney Spears cardio mixes.

Saturday, January 21, 2006, 12:03 PM

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I love the entire soundtrack for "Run Lola Run"

"Most Wonderful Girl" by Lords of Acid - makes me smile and is great for running

I second the "Sing Sing" - it's incredible!

"For Love of Money" by The OJ's - a little slower, but very strong - good for a cool-down or just getting started

"Run" (?) Pink Floyd - this one is perfect

Interestingly enough I also like "Hotel California" by the Eagles and just about anything by ACDC.

"Dare" by the Gorillaz has been absolutely rocking my work-out!

Keep the suggestions coming - great idea for a post :-)

Saturday, January 21, 2006, 12:46 PM

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Keely Smith!! you bet!
Louis Preema (probably not how it's spelled... was married to Keely)
I've been listening to US lately. they have a lot of songs that really get me goiing.
Elvis Costello... Pump it up.
Doobie Brothers

Saturday, January 21, 2006, 6:29 PM

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