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Music for Running - Oldies Playlist

Get Motivated With These Running Songs

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Updated June 27, 2014

If you're looking for a new running music playlist, oldies can be a great motivating distraction. Take a run down memory lane (if you're old enough) with some of these oldies-but-goodies.

  • Why Do Fools Fall In Love? -- Frankie Lymon and the Teenager (1956)
  • You Really Got Me -- The Kinks (1964)
  • A Hard Day's Night -- The Beatles (1964)
  • Can't Help Myself -- The Four Tops (1965)
  • I Hear A Symphony -- The Supremes (1965)
  • I'm A Believer -- The Monkees (1966)
  • Brown Eyed Girl -- Van Morrison (1967)
  • Gimme' Some Lovin' -- Spencer Davis Group (1967)
  • I Heard It Through the Grapevine -- Marvin Gaye (1968)
  • Dance to the Music -- Sly & the Family Stone (1968)
  • A Little Less Conversation -- Elvis Presley (1968)
  • Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye -- Steam (1969)
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