Do you have Get-Into-The-Day tunes?

Meaning, tracks that help you blast off — with your first cup of Joe, or perhaps the moment you step out the door.

Doesn’t have to slap. Not every morning. But most weekdays, I’m looking for an audiophysical BOOST. 

Today’s tune works in this way. It starts with a GALLOPING JANGLE for one minute, twenty seconds. Just to get your heart ticking. Then the band plays half-time for one minute, before picking it back up, cruising to the end.


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Led Zeppelin – “Song Remains The Same” youtube

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“Not every New Yorker was a Century shopper, but for the fraternal order of the young, broke, or merely bargain obsessed, it was a temple.”

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