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PokerNews Playlist: Volume #11

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For both serious and casual online poker players, Sundays are (hopefully) a long grind. For those who don't want to play in a meditative state, music can be the perfect middle ground between total silence and the distraction of television. Don't know what to listen to? Let us take care of that. This week features some driving beats that will help you conquer the field.

Firing Up
During the early stages of a tournament, it is important to set the tone and the best way to do this is to play songs that will put you in the right mind-set for the day's action.

Twilight Zone - Golden Earring: Poker is an insane game at times so be prepared. Let this track get your head in the right place.

Bruce Springsteen - Glory Days: The time is now. Step up or step off.

Have a Cigar - Pink Floyd: This trippy tune will help keep your mojo going as you stack chips.

Slow Ride - Foghat: You can't win the tournament by winning only a couple of hands. Be patient and pick your spots.

Big Shot - Billy Joel: Don't let your ego write checks you don't want to cash. Make the right move.

The Bubble

It's time to take advantage of the money bubble. These wicked tracks will help you pick up chips while you capitalize on your opponent's tight plays as you pick them apart one by one.

Voodoo Chile (Slight Return) - Jimi Hendrix: You're a tough nut to crack so use your inner poker god to destroy the hopes of your opponents.

Enter Sandman - Metallica: You are the poker bogey man. Time to give out some nightmare beats.

Saturday Night's Alright for Fighting - Elton John: 'Nuff said.

Change is Gonna Come - Sam Cooke: Sometimes poker is about outlasting our opponents. Let this song inspire you to be the last survivor.

I Wanna Be Sedated - The Ramones: Make sure to keep your composure as you stack the field on your way to the win.

Barracuda - Heart: You are a vicious poker machine. Rip apart the competition.

Taking it Down

You've made the final table and you need to switch things up a bit so you can properly bleed your opponents on your way to the first-place cash. These tracks will get you there.

The Weight - The Band: You're almost there. Don't let a bad hand set you back. Just let it roll off your shoulders and regain your composure.

Good Times, Bad Times - Led Zeppelin: Keep the faith that this will be a good time.

Crossroads - Cream: Time to get down on your knees and beg the poker gods for the win.

All Day & All of the Night - Kinks: This is your title to lose. Finish up strong and take it down.

Barracuda - Heart: You are a vicious poker machine. Rip apart the competition.

With any luck, this Sunday finds you a few dollars richer. Check back each Sunday as we bring you fresh playlists to get you through poker's toughest day of the week.

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