Bob: So nice to see kids today covering the music of their grandparents’

(The barely pubescent lead singer is the baby of this group. The
drummer who is also the background singer in the striped sweater is
about 20 y.o. and I don’t know the approximate ages of the other two
beyond appearances.)

CIDU Bill: Not really “wake-up music,” but worthy of being included as an Honorable Mention.

Goin’ Nowhere

Usual John:

This is more lockdown-themed, but still seems pretty upbeat, and in any case is an obvious choice for a comics-related blog.  Rick Moranis has done a song called I Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere (it may remind you of another song, at least if you’re a geezer), and the cartoonist Carol Lay (whose comics are available as Lay Lines on GoComics) has helped with its animation.

Carol Lay is apparently not a geezer, since she thinks the original was popularized by Johnny Cash.