39/365: Songs That should not be Olympic figure skating songs

I love the Olympics. I don’t know why. My mom and I always watched the ice skating programs and those were my favorite (mostly to laugh when they fell) of all. I loved the musical aspect. I still do. Tonight, the male technical program was on and a skater skated to “Dust in the Wind.” Good Lawd no. I’d already started this post, but that sealed it.

And now, the Kerry Blog list of songs no Olympic skater should use to perform.

  • Smack My Bitch Up – Prodigy
  • Ben – Michael Jackson
  • Don’t Worry be Happy – Bobby McFerrin
  • It’s Hard Out Here for a Pimp – Djay f/ Shug
  • She Thinks My Tractor’s Sexy – Kenny Chesney
  • Your Body Is a Wonderland – John Mayer
  • Afternoon Delight – Starland Vocal Band
  • We Don’t Have to Take Our Clothes Off – Jermaine Stewart (still one of The Kerry Blog’s personal favorites)
  • Inna-Gadda-Da-Vita – Iron Butterfly
  • I’m In Love With A Stripper – T. Pain with Mike Jones
  • Goonies R Good Enough – Cyndi Lauper
  • (You’re) Having My Baby – Paul Anka
  • We Didn’t Start The Fire – Billy Joel
  • I’m Henry VII I Am – Herman’s Hermits
  • Ebony and Ivory – Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder
  • Sussudio – Phil Collins (really, anything by Phil Collins)
  • Who Let The Dogs Out – Baha Men
  • Billy, Don’t Be a Hero – Bo Donaldson & The Heywoods
  • All For Love – Bryan Adams, Rod Stewart and Sting
  • Revolution 9 – The Beatles
  • Can I Touch You… There? – Michael Bolton
  • The Twist (Yo, Twist!) – Fat Boys featuring Chubby Checker
  • Ironic – Alanis Morrisette
  • I’d Do Anything For Love (But I Won’t Do That) – Meatloaf
  • Rump Shaker – Wreckz-n-Effect
  • What’s Up? – 4 Non Blonds

And

  • Hey Foxymophandlemama, That’s Me by Pearl Jam

You’re welcome Olympians!

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