Motivational Songs

With a multitude of final exams and sports playoff games coming closer by the second, there is no better time than now to pop in those earbuds and get pumped up for a stellar performance. This collection of songs was compiled by the newspaper staff so, when you hit the classroom or ball field, you”re ready to show what you”re made of. If you can see it, you can dream it, believe it, and do it…with this playlist on, that is.


1). Ain”t No Mountain High Enough – Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell

2). Bleed It Out – Linkin Park

3). Bodies – Drowning Pool

4). Centerfield – John Fogerty

5). Champion – Flipsyde

6). Chariots of Fire – Synthesizer Syndicate

7). The Climb – Joe McElderry

8). Dreams – Van Halen

9).  – Rise Against

10). Enter Sandman – Metallica

11). I Will Not Bow – Breaking Benjamin

12). I”ll Make a Man Out of You – Donny Osmond & Chorus

13). I”m Shipping Up to Boston – Dropkick Murphys

14). In the Air Tonight – Phil Collins

15). It”s My Life – Jon Bon Jovi

16). Kernkraft 400 – Zombie Nation

17). Lose Yourself – Eminem

18). The Middle – Jimmy Eat World

19). Something More – Sugarland

20). True Believer – E-Type

21). We Belong – Pat Benatar

22). When The Rain Begins To Fall – Heavenly

23). You Give Love a Bad Name – Jon Bon Jovi

24). You”re The Best Around – Joe Esposito

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