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Old 04-17-2008, 12:58 PM
fervour fervour is offline
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Songs of which you can jog to the beat

I need more songs in my jogging playlist. What songs do you recommend?

I HAVE to be able to jog to the beat. A lot of songs that seem upbeat and motivational are actually too slow to jog to the beat and too fast if you try to jog to the half-beat. I've found plenty of slow songs that I can half the beat and still be in time. Any one else find it frustrating to go jogging to a song when you can't keep the beat?

Bonus points for those who can provide songs that don't have that kick-snare-kick-snare beat ----I hate that beat---especially when the snare is explosive---- dum - CHOCK - dum - CHOCK - dum - CHOCK ----but sometimes it's the best you can get.
Here's a sample of what I currently have

Drift Away - Dobie Gray
Bloody Mary - Five for Fighting
Boulevard of Broken Dreams - Green Day
Alright - Five for Fighting
Holiday - Green Day
Save the Last Dance for Me - ?
When the Night Comes - Joe Cocker
Come Dancing - The Kinks
Return to Innocence - Enigma
Iris - GooGoo Dolls
Wooden Jesus - Temple of the Dog
World Before Columbus - Suzanne Vega
. . .
Mystery - Indigo Girls
Shame on You - Indigo Girls
Gone Again - Indigo Girls
Journey Men - Jethro Tull


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