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What Particular Song or Musical Track Makes You Happy And Feel Motivated? Why?

Two jazz compositions by Vincent Ingala entitled: CAN'T STOP NOW and IMAGINE. Why? Because these two tracks motivate me to exercise and to simply get up and start moving my body. Then I feel better mentally and emotionallyπŸ˜ƒπŸ˜€

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Beautiful Day (U2)--even the title cheers me up

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Walking On Sunshine - Katrina And The Waves

 

It's just such a catchy and happy tune that it makes me smile just to think about it. MTV was made for songs like this!



It's nice to be important but it's more important to be nice.
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Dela (Savuka)--the instrumentation is so bright and hopeful, and the lyrics are about head-over-heels crazy love:  "One day I looked up and there you were
Like a simple question looking for an answer
Now I am the whale listening to some inner call
Swimming blindly to throw myself upon your shore"

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Walking on the fighting side of me  pride

Vernon Freeck
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Love this!!

 

 

Life's a Journey, not a Destination" Aerosmith
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Any songs from Bob Seger seems to take me back 

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I like the piece "Winter" from Vivaldi's Four Seasons.  I hum it without realizing that I've started humming, and each phrase, as it goes higher and higher on the musical scale, gets me more enthused!

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For happy, feel good music, I usually listen to The Beatles, Simon & Garfunkel, and folk-rock. It's pleasant, has nice harmonies, fun to sing along with. 

 

If I want to get motivated, especially to move and exercise, or just doing housework, then it's to the old hard rock music like Steppenwolf, Bob Seger, The Guess Who, Led Zepplin.

 

For something in the middle, I like to listen to Celtic music, especially Mary Black, Enya, The High Kings and Celtic Thunder.

"Rock 'n' roll might not solve your problems, but it does let you dance all over them." Pete Townshend
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Almost any dance tune from the 60s gets me up and moving. When I feel myself getting lazy, I turn to the Golden Oldies music channel and start dancing! Good exercise as well as motivation. 

Try it! 

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Pretty much anything by Enya makes me feel calm and copacetic.  Take a breath and listen and it brings me a bit of peace.

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Imagine - The Beatle

Don't Worry Be Happy - Bobby McFerrin

Stand By Me - Ben King

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The Highway Man song is my favorite! I always get loads of frisson from that song.
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"Feelin' Stronger Everyday" - Chicago. My favorite pick-me-up song. A great one that realizes gaining strength after a major downer is a slow process that you may never get completely over but will feel "stronger everyday".

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Almost any Beatles music but especially "Good Day Sunshine".

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Anything Beatles here, too!

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GYPSY!  Saw it on Broadway with Ethel Merman.  Wonderful memory of my youth.

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Thanks for the Kudo.  I've seen so many shows and they've always left me feeling so happy.

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Dance music
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I Believe I Can Fly   R Kelly    

 

No matter what you think of R. Kelly  this is a fabulous song!!

 

 

Life's a Journey, not a Destination" Aerosmith
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Get the Party Started.  Pink

 

Love the attitude and energy!!!!

 

 

Life's a Journey, not a Destination" Aerosmith
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FLY AWAY by Lenny Kravitz

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Fairport Convention's "Come All Ye" off of their "Liege & Lief" album. Sandy Denny's beautiful voice and the band's instrumentation gets you dancing and singing whenever it's played!

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Aretha Franklyn’s β€œRESPECT” always energizes me!!

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judylong92 that is one of my all time favorites by Aretha Franklin! That song definitely gets you to moving and feelin good πŸ˜„ Thanks for sharing that πŸ˜ƒ

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FLY AWAY by Lenny Kravitz

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