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By: Sarah LewitinnYour average strip-club playlist is more eclectic than most radiostations–if you don’t mind the $10 drinks and $3,000 implants. Wetoured the country to find out which songs grease the pole at ournation’s finest gentlemen’s establishments.

X-Otic Tan, Seattle
The dancers pick (“Our clients prefer the classics.”)
Ted Nugent, “Cat Scratch Fever”
Blue Öyster Cult, “R. U. Ready 2 Rock”
Judas Priest, “You’ve Got Another Thing Comin'”
Twisted Sister, “We’re Not Gonna Take It”

The Crazy Horse, Chicago
DJ “Dirty” Danny Mancini
Coldplay, “Clocks”
Radiohead, “Creep”
Disturbed, “Prayer,” “Down With the Sickness”
Weezer, “Dope Nose”

Atlantis Lounge, Detroit
DJ Steve
50 Cent, “In Da Club”
Lil’ Kim, “How Many Licks?”
Eminem, “Superman”
Madonna, “Erotica”

Spearmint Rhino, Los Angeles
DJ Jeff
Britney Spears, “I’m a Slave 4 U”
Christina Aguilera, “Dirrty”
System of a Down, “Toxicity”
Korn, “Freak on a Leash”

The Pink Pussycat 2, Miami
DJ Gor-D
Prince and the New Power Generation, “Sexy M.F.”
50 Cent, “In Da Club”
Madonna, “Like a Prayer”
DMS12, “People From Ibiza,” “Believe”
Limp Bizkit, “Re-arranged” (“I haven’t played ‘Nookie’ in a while.”)

24K Club, Atlanta
DJ Logan (“I don’t have a lot of girls that dance to R.E.M.”)
2pac,”California Love”
Mary J. Blige, “No More Drama”
3 Doors Down,”When I’m Gone”
Fuel, “Hemorrhage (In My Hands)”
Daft Punk, “Around the World”
Kid Rock (“Everything he’s ever recorded.”)

Goldfingers Xtreme, Long Island City, New York
DJ Teddy
Rage Against the Machine, “Killing in the Name”
Metallica, “Nothing Else Matters”
Alice in Chains, “Down in a Hole”
A Perfect Circle, “3 Libras,” “Judith”
Alanis Morissette, “Ironic”
Godsmack, “Voodoo”