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Old 02-19-2011, 03:39   #1
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Motivational Music

What songs do you listen to in order to motivate yourself? For those of you who listen to hip hop/rap, my favorite motivational song is Go Getta by Lil Wayne. I feel this song can directly be applied toward anyone going to selection and on the path toward being an operator.

http://www.*******.com/watch?v=uagZYeWfGvs
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Old 02-19-2011, 04:48   #2
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What songs do you listen to in order to motivate yourself?
I would suggest that it is not the song that motivates the individual,

But the individuals motivation that creates the song..

Those that succeed at any level are self motivated.

Now what kick ass music did I enjoy when I was young & pumped??

http://www.*******.com/watch?v=LH4-t...eature=related

http://www.*******.com/watch?v=pBSZ8...eature=related

http://www.*******.com/watch?v=mJS8j9YYB9w


YMMV..
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Old 02-19-2011, 06:38   #3
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I concur on your choices JJ................

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Old 02-19-2011, 07:12   #4
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What songs do you listen to in order to motivate yourself? For those of you who listen to hip hop/rap, my favorite motivational song is Go Getta by Lil Wayne. I feel this song can directly be applied toward anyone going to selection and on the path toward being an operator.

http://www.*******.com/watch?v=uagZYeWfGvs
This song might help with that:

http://www.*******.com/watch?v=1gvvC...e_gdata_player
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Old 02-19-2011, 09:38   #5
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What songs do you listen to in order to motivate yourself? For those of you who listen to hip hop/rap, my favorite motivational song is Go Getta by Lil Wayne. I feel this song can directly be applied toward anyone going to selection and on the path toward being an operator.

http://www.*******.com/watch?v=uagZYeWfGvs
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Old 02-19-2011, 11:25   #6
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I would suggest that it is not the song that motivates the individual,

But the individuals motivation that creates the song..

Those that succeed at any level are self motivated.

Now what kick ass music did I enjoy when I was young & pumped??

http://www.*******.com/watch?v=LH4-t...eature=related

http://www.*******.com/watch?v=pBSZ8...eature=related

http://www.*******.com/watch?v=mJS8j9YYB9w


YMMV..
Pure greatness. I especially enjoyed the first one, what a great voice that soldier has! I just love it. Melody, rhythm, pitch, harmony, crescendo, descendo...someone who can actually carry a tune (like Croce as well)- thats the kind of music that just pumps me up. Thanks for sharing these choices, JJ.

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Pure greatness. I especially enjoyed the first one,
It was the Spring of 1968, Infantry Basic at Ft Jackson, SC, the 1st pass we received, it was good for 6 hours on Saturday Afternoon,,,

We went to the Post PX, then the theater,, guess what was playing..
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Old 02-19-2011, 13:11   #9
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I concur on your choices JJ................

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Me too JJ.

Also, anytime I hear Stranglehold by Ted Nugent, I want to kill something...
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My sister runs marathons and she usually supports some cause or another in the process.
She offers to add "your song" to her motivation ipod for a donation. I have to pay double to get this one on it. It's one of the last on her play list. It's a "good race, D, if I don't get too it"
http://www.*******.com/watch?v=S5puA...8HbP54didjDDek
She doesn't charge me at all for the 'Ballad" but refuses "Roland" no matter what I offer.

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Old 02-19-2011, 17:45   #11
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Motivational operator music....
The Sound of Music or anything by Pee Wee Herman.
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Old 02-20-2011, 09:53   #12
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Motivational operator music....
The Sound of Music or anything by Pee Wee Herman.
http://www.*******.com/watch?v=EQJexFOxolI You asked for it heh heh
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Old 02-20-2011, 10:21   #13
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http://www.*******.com/watch?v=Uwo4eZ-MF10

http://www.*******.com/watch?v=SmxB2...feature=fvwrel

http://www.*******.com/watch?v=1MRu8N2K0NY

http://www.*******.com/watch?v=YJ8uD...eature=related
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Old 02-20-2011, 13:06   #14
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Ghost Riders in the Sky. RIP Johnny Cash...what a great entertainer, musician, and studio musician. Thought you might like this version:

http://www.*******.com/watch?v=n5HRSmLlaiA

And a couple more for, just for fun:

http://www.*******.com/watch?v=LXI-RWiu32Q(just love that harmonica)

http://www.*******.com/watch?v=H75eQ...eature=related
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Motivational music

Decided I might jump in on this one. The following three songs are, in my opinion, well suited for their related activities.

At the gym on heavy lift days: Disturbed "Droppin' Plates"
-http://www.*******.com/watch?v=vpL2sWLwEtU&feature=related

On long runs/rucks: Stevie Ray Vaughn "Texas Flood" (Hence my name)
-http://www.*******.com/watch?v=tWLw7nozO_U

Hitting the bag: Godsmack "Bad Religion"
-http://www.*******.com/watch?v=OalFCKXFZBE&feature=related

A popular song with a couple of guys I lift with is "Indestructible" by Disturbed.
http://www.*******.com/watch?v=jx4rMVCAdHw



However, if Im out training in the woods, I find that no music is the best music, especially in early June.

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