Brian Jacobson

A proposed playlist for derbying

By - Mar 13th, 2009 09:05 am

The Roller Derby List (click here to read article), from warm-ups to cool down:

Can I Kick It? by A Tribe Called Quest
Let’s Go Crazy by Prince*
Filthy Gorgeous by Scissor Sisters
Give It To Me Baby by Rick James
Funkytown by Lipps, Inc
Kiss (covering Prince) by Art of Noise with Tom Jones
Rock this Town by the Stray Cats*
Goody Two Shoes by Adam Ant
Whip It by Devo
It’s Tricky by Run-DMC
Satisfaction by Benny Benassi*
Intergalactic by the Beastie Boys*
Girlfight The Remix by Brooke Valentine
Push It  by Salt-N-Pepa
Are You Gonna Be My Girl by Jet
Panama by Van Halen
Everybody Wants You by Billy Squier
Hot Tamale Baby by Buckwheat Zydeco*
Timebomb by Beck
Try It Again by the Hives*
That’s Not My Name by the Ting Tings
I See You Baby by Fatboy Slim*
Another One Bites The Dust by Queen*
We Like to Party! By Vengaboys
Firestarter by Prodigy
Rock And Roll by Led Zeppelin
Dimension by wolfmother*
Get Your Hands Off My Woman by the Darkness
Rock and Roll Queen by the Subways
I Don’t Want To Die (in the hospital)     by Conor Oberst
Ugly by the Violent Femmes*
Paper Planes by M.I.A.
Roller Derby (a surf song) by the Challengers
You Can’t Roller Skate in a Buffalo herd by Roger Miller

*suggests artist with multiple songs in their oeuvre that can be used.

Also-rans, songs in no particular order:

Everyday I Love You Less and Less by the Kaiser Chiefs
Now, Right Now by Reverend Horton Heat
The Warrior’s Code by the Dropkick Murphys
Block Rockin’ Beats by the Chemical Brothers*
The Love Below (Hey Ya!) by Outkast
Universal Mind Control by Common
Blitzkreig Bop by the Ramones
Pump It Up by Mistakens (covering Elvis Costello)
Paint It Black by the Rolling Stones
My Sharona by the Knack
Rollerderby Queen by Red Aunts
 (I’m A) Road Runner by The Who
Middle Management by Bishop Allen
Bone Broke by the White Stripes
I Would Never Wanna Be Young Again by Gogol Bordello
Daft Punk is playing at my house by LCD Soundsystem
Everyone Nose by N.E.R.D.
Hot Lava by Perry Ferrell (covering Chef)
Any way you want It by Journey
You Really Got Me by the Kinks
Roller Skating Jam Named ‘Saturdays’ by De La Soul
I Left my Wallet in El Segundo by Tribe Called Quest
And The Girls Go by Men Without Pants
Time To Pretend by MGMT
Magic Dance by David Bowie
Roller Derby Queen by Jim Croce
(Queen of the) Roller Derby by Leon Russell
American Girl by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
Shake Your Groove Thing by Peaches and Herb
Come On Eileen by Dexy’s Midnight Runners
Bitch Gonna Get Ya’ by RZA
Say Aha by Santogold
Mercy by Duffy
We Will Fall Together by Streetlight Manifesto
In the Ayer by Flo Rida
I need a Hero by Bonnie Tyler
Eye of the Tiger by Survivor
Bust a Move by Young MC

Categories: Classical

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