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Crank it Up! ECPs Share Their Power Songs

What song gets you hyped?




  • FOOTLOOSE by Kenny Loggins. — Susie Phillips, Dr. Brendon Johnson, O.D., Pekin, IL
  • Definitely UPTOWN FUNK by Bruno Mars. — Susan L. Spencer, Council Eye Care, Williamsville, NY
  • SUPERSONIC by Pearl Jam for a pick-me-up. INSIDE JOB by Pearl Jam to get me through my day/weekend/life. See also: any other Pearl Jam song in their entire catalog. — Renee Berry, Nappanee Family Eyecare, Nappanee, IN
  • CLIFFS OF DOVER by Eric Johnson. — Jeremy Goldman, O.D., Owings Mills, MD
  • EYE OF THE TIGER by Survivor. — Ann-Marie Weaver, Optimal Eye Care, Lewis Center, OH
  • WHIPPING POST by The Allman Brothers Band. Even though it’s a bit of a downer, it always gets my mind right. — Katie Gillenwalters, Aidone Eyecare, Cobleskill NY
  • STRONGER by Kanye West. — Sonja Franklin, OD, Modern Eyes, Austin, TX
  • JOE’S GARAGE by Frank Zappa. — Michael Davis, OD, Opti-Care, Eldersburg, MD
  • Pretty much anything off ROAD TO RUIN … so, I’ll go with I WANNA BE SEDATED by the Ramones. — Dave Schultz, OD, Urban Optics, San Luis Obispo, CA
  • THUNDERSTRUCK by ACDC. — Dave Goodrich, Goodrich Optical, Lansing, MI
  • COME SAIL AWAY by Styx. — Dorothy Reynolds, Optical Alternatives, Milford, CT
  • HIGH HOPES by Panic! at the Disco and GOOD AS HELL by Lizzo. — Jenna Gilbertson, McCulley Optix Gallery, Fargo, ND
  • EYE OF THE TIGER by Survivor. I used to be able to play it on piano. — Marc Ullman, OD, Academy Vision, Pine Beach, NJ
  • WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS by Queen. — Mark Perry, OD, Vision Health Institute, Orlando, FL
  • FIREWORK by Katy Perry is always a good one to get me going. — Christine Howard, Attleboro Vision Care, Attleboro, MA
  • Hmmm, right now, FIGHT SONG by Rachel Platten has been stuck in my head for days. — Nytarsha Thomas, OD, Visionelle Eyecare, Zionsville, IN
  • U CAN’T TOUCH THIS by MC Hammer. — Michelle Wright, DePoe Eye Center, Stockbridge, GA
  • UNWRITTEN by Natasha Bedingfield. — Paula Hornbeck, Eye Candy & Eye Candy Kids, Delafield, WI
  • BELIEVER by Imagine Dragons. — Heidi Hipsher, Northland Eye Care, Flagstaff, AZ
  • SHAKE IT OFF by Taylor Swift. — Cynthia Sayers, OD, EyeShop Optical Center, Lewis Center, OH
  • SMOKE ON THE WATER by Deep Purple is our end of the day song we all play our air guitars to. Not so much for the lyrics but the impact of the music. — Carissa Dunphy, Monroe Vision Clinic, Monroe, WA
  • GOOD TIMES, BAD TIMES by Led Zeppelin. — Harris Decker, Eye Designs of Westchester, Scarsdale, NY
  • SHOW ME HOW TO LIVE by Audioslave. — Rick Rickgauer, Vision Associates, Girard, PA
  • MIDNIGHT AT THE OASIS by Maria Mulduar. The name of my store is Optical Oasis; on our answering machine we lay the song before we start speaking. — Julie Uram, Optical Oasis, Jupiter, FL
  • SPOTLIGHT by Patrick Stump. — Tim Gray, Visual Eyes, Huntingdon Valley, PA
  • GET IT ON by Chase. — Marc Rosenberg, M&J Optical, Brookhaven, PA
  • HARDEST BUTTON TO BUTTON by The White Stripes. — Vlad Cordero, Focus Eye Care PC, Hackensack, NJ
  • SEVEN NATION ARMY by The White Stripes. — Gerald Koss, Vision Source Partners, Fernandina Beach, FL
  • RIGHT HERE, RIGHT NOW by Van Halen. — Robert M. Easton Jr, OD, FAAO, Oakland Park, FL
  • BOOT SCOOTIN’ BOOGIE by Brooks & Dunn. — Kirk Lee, Eye Care Associates, Ellisville, MS
  • THIS MUST BE THE PLACE by Talking Heads. — Heather Harrington, Elevated Eyecare, Denver, CO
  • SOUND AND VISION by David Bowie. — Nancy Revis, Uber Optics, Petaluma, CA
  • My newest one is SUIT AND JACKET by Judah & the Lion … to jazz me up and get things done so I can go home before I get old! — Jen Heller, Pend Oreille Vision Care, Sandpoint, ID
  • Sabaton’s NIGHT WITCHES or Rammstein’s ICH WILL. — Angel Miller, Cynthiana Vision Center, Cynthiana, KY
  • GODD AS HELL by Lizzo. — Melissa Tauriac, Identity Eyecare, Las Colinas, TX
  • WHATEVER IT TAKES by Imagine Dragons. — Selena Jachens, Urban Eyecare & Eyewear, West Des Moines, IA
  • SIMPLY IRRESISTABLE by Robert Palmer. — Steve Geis, Metro Eye, Milwaukee, WI
  • THE TROOPER by Iron Maiden. — Bret Hunter, Sports Optical, Denver, CO
  • RISE UP by Andra Day. — Erika Tydor, OD, Shoreline Eyecare, Shoreline, WA
  • WHOLE LOTTA LOVE by Led Zeppelin. — Scott Keating, OD, Vision Trends, Dover, OH
  • HOT ROD LINCOLN by Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen. — Bob McBeath, Edina Eye, Edina, MN
  • Depending on the day: TRAIN, TRAIN by Blackfoot or THE DEVIL WENT DOWN TO GEORGIA by The Charlie Daniels Band. — Dennis Iadarola, OD, Center For Vision Care, Monroe, CT
  • STONGER by Kelly Clarkson. — Kimberly Theis, OD, Powell Vision Center, Powell, OH
  • WASABI by Little Mix. — Kim Hilgers, Monson Eyecare Center, Owatonna, MN
  • I LIVED by One Republic. — Selina McGee, OD, Precision Vision, Edmond, OK
  • HIGHER POWER by Boston. — Jeff Grosekemper, Casa De Oro Eyecare, Spring Valley, CA
  • SWEET by Little Willie. — Pam Neagle, Austin Eyeworks, Austin, TX
  • Too many to list but here are a few: RIVIERA BEACH by Stevie Ray Vaughn, SING, SING, SING by Benny Goodman and CAUSE WE ENDED AS LOVERS by Chiele Minucci. — Ron Catterson, Clear View Optix, The Villages, FL
  • BILLIONAIRE by Travie McCoy featuring Bruno Mars. — Lindsey Pulford, Insights Eyecare, Manhattan KS
  • I WILL NEVER LET YOU DOWN by Rita Ora. — Genia Durham, Eyear Optical, Chattanooga, TN
  • I SMILE by Kirk Franklin. — Joyce Paton, Village Eye Care, Raleigh, NC
  • LIVIN’ ON A PRAYER by Bon Jovi! It’s been my favorite song since it came out. And if I’m ever down, it gives me an immediate boost. — Frances Ann Layton, Eye Associates of South Georgia, Valdosta, GA
  • I WILL SURVIVE by Gloria Gaynor. — Chris Clark, Advanced Eye Care, Panama City, FL
  • START WEARING PURPLE by Gogol Bordello off his GYPSY PUNKS album … it’s a super hype up album in general! He’s Ukrainian punk but sings in English as well. — Tiffany Firer, Lifetime Eyecare, Jenison, MI
  • AMAZING GRACE. — Bethany Cassar, Complete Eye Health, Holland, MI

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