Monday, April 9, 2007

Kick Out the Jamz.

I was out running with my boyfriend, iPod, and was turning around to head back when suddenly, out of nowhere!, Kenny Loggins hollered at me:
Dig way down in your heart, you're yearning, burning for some- somebody to tell you that life ain't passing you by! I'm trying to tell you it will if you don't even try. You can fly if you'd only cut loose, footloose! Kick off your Sunday shoes!
And do you know what I did? Well I just kept on runnin'. Yes, sir. That is EXACTLY what I did for another mile or so- just cuttin' loose. FOOTLOOSE.


It's like when I run and all of a sudden, I think, "Yes! YES!!! We ARE a part of The Rhythm Nation!" (Thank you, Miss Janet-If-You're-Nasty.) And then I noticed the inordinate amount of LL Cool J on my Dance, Dance Revolution playlist (which I also like to run to, and sometimes maybe wave my arms around and sing along), and I wondered:
What's on YOUR Kick Out The Jams playlist? What makes you want to cut loose, footloose? What knocks Mama out?
Feel free to post as many suggestions as often as you like. There's nothing I like more than sharing a new playlist with iPod!

17 comments:

f*bomb. said...

Off the top of my head (because they worked this evening):

It's My Life- No Doubt version
Stop! The Love You Save- Jackson 5
Invincible- OK GO
DANGER! High Voltage- Electric Six
Groove is in the Heart- Dee-lite
Superfreak- Rick James (biatch!)
Hot Stuff- Donna Summer
Ah-Ha- Under the Influence of Giants (this whole album rocks me for at LEAST 5 miles)
Ghetto Superstar- Mya
Young Hearts Run Free- Kym Mazelle

Seriously. Many-a-time I've been about to turn around, but just keep on running because iPod is JUST. THAT. GOOD. I'm so lucky to be in such a giving, supportive relationship. I hope you all have what we have someday.

HannaHighpoint said...

Hmmm. I think I too like Kenny Loggins:
I'm Alright!

I also like his best friend and co-writer Michael MacDonald. Who doesn't enjoy a little "What a Fool Belives" to get their day pumped!

Seymour Glass said...

um, i'm pretty sure it's "Janet...Ms. Jackson if you're nasty."

and i think that the MC5's "Kick out the Jams" is the best song to kick out your jams to ever. Plus, it started the riots at the '68 Democratic convention in Chicago. Plus, those guys started a White Panther party.

The Dally Llama said...

If you're looking for a song to get you pumped up, here's the greatest get-you-fired-up song in the history of get-you-fired-up songs, accompanied by perhaps the awesomest montage in the history of montages.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8fua0g13djo

I need to kick someone in the face.

k8 said...

There is a Basement Jaxx song called "Good Luck" that never fails to increase my heart rate.

f*bomb. said...

You ARE a white panther, my sweet. rawr.

Basement Jaxx is ALWAYS good stuff.

I don't remember Ralph Macchio being that young...Wow. Has it really been this long since the 80s?

Laura said...

All I can think about is when you and I went running together (before our fake crab and crackers snack) and you were like lightning...maybe that's why you ran so fast... you were running to kenny Loggins.

ps: my mom always gets the house clean in a jiffy when listening to any JOCK JAMS concoction, namely: "The Thong Song" (she doesn't know what it really means), "PUMP, PUMP THE JAM", and most importantly Gloria Estafan's high gear "RYTHEM IS GONNA GET'CHA"..... my mom is a smart lady. I've gotta go buy some Jock JAms now...

f*bomb. said...

You know exactly how much "The Th--g Song" embarasses me. Don't ever mention it again. Please.

And I run fast simply because my legs are approximately 8.75" shorter than yours (and everyone else in the country), so I have grown accustomed to moving double-time- simply to keep up with the rest of the population.

Besides. I only met iPod in '007. It just SEEMS like we've been together for years simply because we are a match made in techno-heaven. *sigh.* iPod.

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Hadz said...

Lately I am infatuated with a band that I discovered in NYC. Its a mellow groove, but everytime I hear it I just hafta dance. Its called Fall in Love by Tortured Soul. I have it playing on my Myspace. Great stuff!

Hadz said...

I too like to reminisce with Ipod. She (my Ipod is a sexy female whom I have a very deep relationship with) is full of little gold nuggets of "no-shame" music that keep me going. For example, here are a few:

Candy Girl & Cool it Now - New Edition
Peaches and Cream - 112
Cruel Summer & Venus - Bananarama
68 Guns - The Alarm
Root Down - Beastie Boys
Diamond Halo Grenade - Beans
I Get the Job Done - Big Daddy Kane
Everybody Wants you - Billy Squier
NEW NOISE - Refused!!!!
Treat Em Right - Chubb Rock
Sabor a Melao - Daddy Yankee
Me Myself & I - De La Soul
Click Click - English Beat
Goonies(good enough) - Cindi Lauper
Party at Ground Zero - Fishbone
La Schmoove - Fu Schnickens
Work - Gangstarr
Hey Jealousy - Gin Blossoms
Don't Forget me - Glass Tiger
Strict Machine - Goldfrapp
Her - Guy
Get'cha Head in the Game - High School Musical
JUST BEGUN - Jimmy Castor Bunch!!
I Want Her - Keith Sweat
Rollin' With Kid & Play - Kid & Play
No Wow - The Kills
Kids in America - Kim Wilde
House of Fun - Madness
Ace of Spades - Motorhead
Return of the Mack - Mark Morrison
Melt With You - Modern English
Broken Wings - Mr. Mister
Back 2 the Hotel - N2Deep
Sometimes I rhyme slow - Nice & Smooth
Don't Tell me you love me - Night Ranger
I Can't Wait - Nu Shooz
Who Do you want to be? - Oingo Boingo
Slam - Onyx
Rosa Parks - Outkast
Brass in Pocket - Pretenders
Living In A Dream - Pseudo Echo
Love my Way - Psychedelic Furs
Round and Round - RATT
SEND ME AN ANGEL - Real life!!!
Maggie May - Rod Stewart
Never Say Never - Romeo Void
Rock Box & Peter Piper - Run DMC
Tom Sawyer - RUSH
Did you ever look so nice - The Samples
Don't Stop at the top - Scorpions
Love Missle F111 - Sigue Sigue Sputnik
Alive and Kicking - Simple Minds
Youth Gone Wild - Skid Row
Hand in Glove - the Smiths
Story of my life - Social Distortion
I got it Made - Special Ed
A Message to you Rudy - The Specials
867-5308/Jenny - Tommy Tutone
Africa - TOTO
Fall in Love - Tortured Soul !!!!
Only You - YAZ

f*bomb. said...

O MY GOSH! JARED! JARED!!!!!
I LOVE your playlists. When do I get to rescue you again and steal your music as a bonus?

laura said...

Did I just see YAZ on that playlist?

I don't know you, but I like you.

caroline said...

ok, i'm loving that enormous playlist homeboy just posted. i'd like to add some old school jams.

"i wanna sex you up" - color me badd
"poison" - bell biv devoe
"shoop" - salt n' peppa
"push it" - salt n' peppa
"jump" - kriss kross
"just a touch" - keith sweat
"rico suave" - gerardo
"fantasy" - mariah carey (yes, i'm embarassed)
"if i had no loot" - tony toni tone
"motownphilly" - boys to men (less embarassed)
"set adrift a memory bliss of you" - pm dawn
"i wish" - skee lo
"never gonna get it" - en vogue
"this or that" - black sheep
"every little thing i do" - soul for real
"all for love" - color me badd (NOT embarassed)
"groove me" - guy
"knockin da boots" - candyman

ok, that's all for now.

Hadz said...

How could I have ever forgotten BBD? Nicely done. Farrah, you can rescue me anytime. I still owe you for that crazy weekend. You are still my hero!

cropstar5 said...

oh man i just fell in love with you for pointing this post out to me. sadly i don't have much time to swoon since i now have a sh'load of music to go download!
well done everyone. well done.