From the Oldies Vault: Working It Out (literally)

While many of us are staying home, this REALLY is the perfect time to start a healthy, exercise program.

The Oldies Vault of Workout Music is sure to get you moving.  Whether you’re a foxy lady trying to “stay” foxy, a gal “trying” to be foxy – or a guy hoping to look buff to “find” a foxy lady, The Jimi Hendrix Experience and their Foxy Lady classic can rev up your heart rate.

Get walking and warm up with Lost Hits:  Look Out for Number One by Tommy Faragher and Far From Over by Frank Stallone (Sly’s kid brother) both from 80’s Staying Alive soundtrack.  Power Walking?  Pump Up the Volume with M/A/R/R/S and keep up your fast pace with 60’s Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels.

If you’re looking for smooth grooves for your workout routine, you can can’t beat Curtis Mayfield’s charismatic SuperflyStrut your stuff with Sheena Easton or any one of Prince’s pulsating classics like Thieves in the Temple or U Got the Look (remember, to “get” the look, you “need” to work out).

Adding some weights to your routine?  Push It with White Horse, My Prerogative, Fantastic Voyage, Walkin’ On The Sun – all repetitious, even, fast paced beats guaranteed help you glide through your exercise or weight routine.

Ready to blow it all out?  Find your high energy with 50’s insane rockers Little Richard and Jerry Lee Lewis.  Grab a Flashlight and Tear The Roof Off the Sucker with funk masters, Parliament, featuring George Clinton!  Need a working out attitude?  So What?  Go ahead, be a Rock Star and stay Pretty Fly.

Music can help you burn calories, manage stress and keep you healthy.  Step into a musical time warp and re-visit some of your favorite groups of the past.  Load them into your favorite listening devices and check them out on YouTube.  Go ahead – burn some calories and Dance To The Music!

Long Tall Sally – Little Richard – ‘56

All Shook Up – Elvis – ‘57

Great Balls of Fire – Jerry Lee Lewis  ‘58

Good Golly, Miss Molly – Little Richard ‘58

(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction – Rolling Stones – ‘65

Liar Liar – The Castaways ‘65

96 Tears – ? and the Mysterians – ‘66

Time Won’t Let Me – The Outsiders ‘66

Double Shot of My Baby’s Love – Swingin’ Medallions  ‘66

Devil With the Blue Dress – Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels – ‘66

Sock It to Me Baby – Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels – ‘67

Foxy Lady – Jimi Hendrix Experience  ‘67

Dance to the Music – Sly and the Family Stone ‘68

Hush – Deep Purple – ‘68

War – Edwin Star – ‘70

Mississippi Queen – Mountain – ‘70

Superfly – Curtis Mayfield – ‘73

Smoke on the Water – Deep Purple – ‘73

Jungle Boogie – Kool and the Gang ‘74

Tear The Roof Off The Sucker (give up the funk) – Parliament – ‘76

You Sexy Thing – Hot Chocolate  ‘76

Life in the Fast Lane – Eagles ‘77

Do You Wanna Get Funky With Me – Peter Brown ‘77

Car Wash – Rose Royce – ‘77

Do ‘Ya Think I’m Sexy – Rod Stewart ‘78

The Other Woman – Ray Parker Jr.  ‘81

Mama Used to Say – Junior ‘82

Eye of the Tiger – Survivor – ‘82

Look Out for Number One – Tommy Faragher  ‘83

Far From Over – Frank Stallone ‘83

White Horse – Laid Back ‘84

Strut – Sheena Easton ’84

One of the Living – Tina Turner ‘85

Naughty Naughty – LOST HIT: John Parr ’85

Danger Zone – Kenny Loggins ‘86

My Prerogative – Bobby Brown  ‘89

Bad Boys – Inner Circle  ’87 and re-released in ‘93

Push It – Salt-N-Pepa  ‘88

Pump Up the Volume – M/A/R/R/S   ‘88

Thieves in the Temple – Prince  ‘90

Unbelievable – EMF – ‘91

Fantastic Voyage – Coolio ‘94

Walkin’ on the Sun – Smash Mouth  ‘97

Pretty Fly (For a White Guy) – Offspring  ‘98

Music – Madonna – 2000

Rock Star – Nickelback – 2005

So What – Pink – 2008

 

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